Friday, April 15, 2011

I Don't Feel Well

Dear Diary,  

It wasn't the urgency in my eyes or the pacing back and forth by the door the minute I came back in from outside that made Mom decide I needed to see the doc.

It was more the squatting and peeing every five seconds that got her all worried.  Sometimes I'd squat for minutes without moving.  Like here (see me squatting below.) 

 I had to listen real close for familiar words.

Doctor.  Vet.  Buick. Go. 

I was a little embarrassed about going to the vet's looking like the scruff-muffin that I was.  I'd been spending a lot of time outside in the grass. After I pee, I dig a little and try to cover it up.  Mom say's I'm a mess. 

 She keeps bringing the b word up. But all I can think of is the P word. I don't feel well.  I just want to pee.  

I was excited to go to the animal hospital.

Mom said I was so good and that she wishes she would have taken a picture of me while they were examining me because It was the cutest thing she'd ever seen.

 She's the sick pup... not me.  What kind of a sick-o would try to get a 'cute' picture of their fur baby while it's feeling like crap....

The nice lady doctor took me outside to pee.  While I was peeing someone put something underneath me so that my pee wouldn't hit the ground.  She said she was collecting my pee.  Geesh.  And I thought MOM was weird!!

I was a good girl.  I didn't bite or snap or even resist when the doc massaged my belly.   

Plus - good news.  I'm still only 25 lb. Ha!  Mom keeps telling me I'm getting to be a heavy weight.  I guess I showed her.  Haven't gained an ounce in the last year.  
Can't say that about HER!

I got a toy for being good.  It looks like a pillow, but it squeaks like a mouse. 

Then I had to watch the house.  What's it take for a girl to get a sick day around here?

Mom says I have a U.T.I. (whatever that is) and she wraps a pill in turkey tricks me into taking a pill every 12 hours. 

Uh oh.  Gotta go...    Gracie.


  1. I'm so sorry Gracie. The meds will make you feel better soon. Take care sweet, little one.

  2. Aww, too cute. hope she feels better real soon!!!!

  3. Poor Gracie!! She looks so sweet. I hope she is feeling better very soon.

  4. Oh, so sorry, Gracie. That gotta pee all the time thing is really awful, isn't it? The pills that she thinks she's sneaking you, should fix you up shortly! Hang in there!

  5. When we were first married, I got U.T.I's all the time, every month for a year or so! The local doctor finally sent me to a local big hospital for more extensive tests I'm sorry to say that I was NOT as good as you, Gracie!! When I heard what they wanted to do, I fled the room in tears with hubby chasing. So I did NOT get a chew toy! Well, I was just a young pup!!! Poor Gracie, take your pills, I know how miserable you are, You feel like you have to pee all the time but you can't and it hurts and burns!!

  6. Poor Lambiekins! U.T.I's are no fun at all! Get well soon!

    We will say a prayer for you!


  7. Poor Gracie. Hope she feels better. Nothing like having to pee all the time.

  8. Well hello Gracie. I saw your blog posted over at As the Crackerhead Crumbles and came for a visit. What a sweetheart you are, so sorry you had to go to the vet. Hope you're feeling better soon.

  9. Is Gracie a mix or a certain breed? I use to have a little poodle that looked just like Gracie. I miss her so much even still. Would like to have another one similar. Hope Gracie feels better real soon.

  10. Mack and I hopes you get betters real soon!

    Drools and licks,
    Minnie and Mack

  11. Hang in there sweet pea. The "turkey treats" your mom is giving you should do the trick and soon you are going to feel all better! You precious puff ball baby!

  12. Oh sweet Gracie... feel better soon. We love you!... Julie Marie and Tessy

  13. Gracie'll feel better sooooo soon...take care and rest and then chew your chewy into oblivion....that'll make everything better...!

  14. I was thinking UTI so am very happy they took you on to the animal doctor. You should be feeling even better by the time you receive your messages!

  15. Hope you are feeling much better by now Gracie! UTI's are a bummer!

  16. Hi Gracie! Our weather today sure doesn't help you feel better does it? But I hope those meds are kicking in, and you've got a nice warm spot and are feeling better!!

  17. Oh nose, you've got the sickies!! ): I hope you feel better soon, Gracie! Keeping my paws crossed!


  18. aww. sorry Gracie! You sure were a good girl though. We hope you feel real better real soon.

    Maddy & Owen

  19. Oh Gracie, you look so unhappy in those furst few fotos. You'll be feelin' better real soon now that the dogter has figured out what's wrong.

  20. Dear Gracie: I know exactly how you felt before you got those pills. I hope you are feeling better by now. I love your Diary and I hope you will decide to have it published soon.--Inger

    Samson Says: If you get Gracie's Diary, Mommy, will it smell like her? If it does, I will eat it up for sure. xoxo to Gracie

  21. Oh poor girl!! It really is no fun being sick. I hope you are feeling better!! :)

  22. Poor you Gracie! But glad you got to the vet and are on meds! You'll feel better soon!! Koda always does great getting pills wrapped in cheese, works every time!


  23. Oh, my poor Gracie! I hope you're feeling better soon.

  24. Poor Gracie! I hope you are feeling better!


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