Tuesday, May 4, 2010


Hi y'all, we are four days into, my 21 days of "can we walk again." Mommy said she would give the rehabilitation therapy three weeks, 21 days. So far, Mommy has walked me with publix's bags, and she makes me stand by the door for twenty minutes at a time to practice weight bearing. Help, I mean, I am an older doggie. I am not a horse, I am a dog. Sure, horses who are sick, rest in slings, but, I am Lord Duncan of McDuff, a proud older Eskie. Why must I stand, when resting is easier? I really love Mommy, and I want to walk for her;but, it is hard.

Also, Sally Ann knows I am sick. She hid under the bed Saturday night, and Mommy had to pull her out. Sally Ann is worried in a way only doggies can be. So far, Mommy has a lead on her in the house. Just in case, she pulls another "under the bed." She loves sleeping with Mommy, so I know she was worried for me.


  1. Your Mommy is very smart and trying to help you. The Publix bag is a very good idea. We hope it works.

    Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh and Ruairi

  2. Oh Mack...oh my....we are sending you powerful terrier vibes and hope you feel stronger...

    They are out of that harness? Have you tried on ebay? Sometimes we can find stuff on there when it's sold out in the stores...

    We are sending you our love and many many kisses...

    Buckets of hugs...

    Scruffy, Stanny and Laciegirlie

  3. Lots of tenacious terrier vibes coming your way Mack...Teka cooked up a batch special for you.

    Gussie and Teka toy,

  4. Hang in there, Mack. Oops, that's what you're doing.
    Count on a guy to be tactful.

  5. mack,
    i know that standing thingie might be kinda annoying, but your mama cares very very very much about you. she just wants to help you feel the betterment. i want you to feel the betterment, too, so i am gonna keep thinkin' really good thoughts for you!
    the booker man

  6. How furry khlever to use one of those bags!

    Paws khrossed and lots of Sibe Vibes being sent fur this therapy to help ALL of WOO!


  7. Hi, Mack!
    I hope that is working for you!
    Sure Sally Ann knows you are not feeling so well and she is worried for you.
    Paws crossed here for you!
    Kisses and hugs

  8. Oh Mackie I'm so sorry that you have to hang around by that publix bag.Looks a bit uncomfortable, but if it works as rehab, please be strong and do it. We are pulling for you.
    AireKisses, BabyRocketDog

    Dear little Sally Ann has such a good heart. She has empathy for you Mack. Please tell her that I'll come comfort her if she wants. Hoping that you get better Mack.

  9. w00fs, i found this on the net...check it out..

    b safe,

    pps, they had a few on that page..

  10. You have such a great Mommy and Sister. I hope you're getting better and better. We're sending lots of love and healing vibes to you.:)

    Teddy Bear

  11. I wish you lots of strenght, Mack. I really hope this sling will help.

  12. We're sending you TONS of AireZen, Mack! The Publix bag isn't so bad, especially if it works!

    Love ya lots
    Maggie and Mitch

  13. Gosh Mack, that is kind of humiliating to be hanging from the door knob like that. I hope that it helps you get strong fast and that there are some nommy treats involved. I am sending my vibes your way.


  14. Sending lots of well wishes for you. That handled bag is a great improvise till you get the real thing. We're rooting for you! Hugs and kisses!

  15. Hope you are both 100% soon!

  16. We hope this will help make Mack more comfortable.

    Woos - Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  17. We are hoping that you get feeling better soon Mack and also that Sally Ann isn't so scared.


  18. Our entire pack have our paws crossed for you, Mack!

    It is sweet of Sally Ann to be there for you. Hang in there!

    -Fudgie, Princess, Frappie, Mocha, Sugar, Wai-Pai, Wai-Max & the Piappies

  19. aww sally ann is just precious for wanting to cuddle wiff the lord of macduff. give her extra sugars from ush for being so thoughtful. ash for you mr lord of macduff we finks that you need to have a talk wiff your servant mommish and go ofur the rules of the kingdom
    more shleeping we say!!!!

    pibble wiggles
    the pittie pack

  20. We sure hope your therapy works quickly Mack!!

    Smiley Hugs!
    Dory and Mama

  21. We press all paws and fingers for the little Mack. We hope your mommy found the correct dog hardess.
    Lots of love

  22. Mack, use your Eskie fighter instincts! We are sending you strong energy and healing thoughts that your therapy will be effective. Your mom is fighting so hard at your side to keep you with her and poor Sally Ann is so worried that her big brother is in pain. Let all of the love coming to you from the Blog world encircle your family and give you all courage, comfort, and conviction.

  23. Mack
    You have such a wondewful sissie and Mommi.
    They love you and want you to be bettew. i hope that sling helps you get stwongew..I'm sending you some of my tewwiew stwength along wif my smoochie kisses. Pleez tell Sally Ann not to hide..she can help you and youw Mom mowe by staying neaw them
    smoochie kisses

  24. oh Mack, I very sorry to hear about how bad you is feeling. Please try very hard to get better ok? If you is just too tired, we understand, but we will pray for you too.
    ~lickies, Ludo

  25. I just heard the news - and am sending my best vibes. Mack is one of the first blog dogs I met, so I'm a huge fan. Feel better sweet boy!

  26. We have all our paws crossed for you, Mack! And Sally Ann loves you very much. She must be very worried!

    Please thank your mommy, very much, for coming to see us last Saturday!

    Penny & Patches

  27. Mack, we are sending lots of healing vibes your way. We hope you get better soon and can walk again. We are going to have our hoomans pray for you too.

    Chihuahua kisses,
    The Munchkins

  28. Just want you to know we are sending you lots of healing energy, Mack, and want you to be strong and well. Feel our love coming to you and Sally Ann and you mommy and be empowered.

  29. Mack, it is clear that your mommy and Sally Ann love you so much! I know it would be easier if mommy didn't make you try to walk, but Mack, you really are never too old, and who knows - some day soon you may just do a zoomie around Sally Ann. We area ll sending you our healing wishes and hope that all of you can snuggle together!!

    Prinnie and Dgby

  30. Sweet Mack. We've been so out of touch ... and when we see that our friends have been struggling, it makes us very sad. Know that we are here, even in our absence. And we care. And we are sending all sorts of our wirey best wishes and terrier vibes to bring better and stronger days to you. We are glad you've got your moma and Sally Ann there to help you, and to love you.

    We love you, too
    Jake and Fergi and Family

  31. You're still the lord of all lords. It's your birth right. I think mommy's being smart and is coming up with good ideas. You are in good hands :)

  32. You will be missed Mack old buddy.



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