Monthly Archives: September 2010

Update, Sept 29, 2010

Called the clinic this afternoon to let them know I think I’m seeing some small improvement. Elvis is still coughing, but it’s different. The “hacking up a lung” sound has lessened…it’s still there, but it doesn’t last as long and … Continue reading

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Update, Sept 28, 2010

OK. Now that I’ve had a good night’s sleep, I can think straight and type straight. Elvis had a pretty good going over yesterday at the clinic. As Dr. Walthall said, she’s learned that with Elvis, it’s not so much … Continue reading

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Quick update

Real quick one liner because I’m exhausted. Elvis appears to have an infection, and started antibiotics today. No coughing tonight. I’ll give a proper update tomorrow when I’m not so tired.

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Coughing and a trip to the clinic

Yesterday’s post was, admittedly, light hearted. That’s not the case this morning. I know the excitement of me being back in the kitchen after a week of not cooking was the trigger, but regardless of the cause, Elvis started that … Continue reading

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The Foodlady is back…

and there was much rejoicing. Poor little Elvis. The Foodlady has been busy in the kitchen for the last several days, and no food has been forthcoming. Very tragic when your outlook is one of food as your total salvation. … Continue reading

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Update, Sept 22, 2010

We’re in the next to the last day of one of the major updates here at the house. My father was over yesterday helping us pull out our old cast iron sink and tearing out the last of the kitchen … Continue reading

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Update Sept. 16, 2010

Day late on the updating here. Elvis is doing well. The continues presence of paint in the air doesn’t seem to be bothering him since a) it’s mainly latex right now and b) I’m remembering to turn fans on after … Continue reading

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Update, Sept 12, 2010

Elvis began his reduced dosage of Prednisone today. I’ve kept his morning Lasix dose at 1 ml, but I’ve dropped the dinner dose back to .75 ml. I don’t dare keep him on the twice a day elevated Lasix dose … Continue reading

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Update, Sept 10, 2010

Yesterday was a very good day for the Little Stumpy Fella. Very little coughing, which translates into no Torbutrol. The bad news is I forgot to weigh him again. Damn me! Anyway, I’ll give the clinic a quick call this … Continue reading

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Update Sept. 9, 2010

The increased Pred seems to be helping. I gave Elvis a Torb last night after his dinner (and before ours), but his coughing wasn’t too bad. I didn’t want it to get that way, though, so I went ahead and … Continue reading

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