Adventures

Doggie Walk on Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park

Last week I took Toby and Maddux to Walkway Over the Hudson, a former railroad bridge turned pedestrian walkway and state historic park. According to a New York State Parks website, the bridge deck is 212 feet above the Hudson River’s surface and is 1.28 miles long, making it the longest, elevated pedestrian bridge in the… Continue reading Doggie Walk on Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park

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Canine Cancer Diaries: Toby’s First Post Chemo Outing 

August 1! August 1! This meant Toby got to start doing fun stuff again, and to celebrate we went back to the very first place I took Toby on his way home the day I got him – to see my mom in the nursing home. He used to visit her everyday for years with… Continue reading Canine Cancer Diaries: Toby’s First Post Chemo Outing 

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Two Weeks After Toby’s Last Chemo Treatment

Ahhhh! I can’t believe it’s been two weeks since Toby’s last chemo treatment. It’s weird, because it seems like it was so long ago, but his first treatment feels like it was yesterday. We have one more day – Aug. 1 – until he can start doing things again. Yes, he has to ease into… Continue reading Two Weeks After Toby’s Last Chemo Treatment

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My Dog Ate Xylitol-Filled Chewing Gum

It’s one of many pet owners’ nightmares – your dog ate xylitol-filled chewing gum. In my case, Maddux threw up xylitol-filled chewing gum, and did it a half hour before I had to be at my grandfather’s funeral. The good news is that Maddux is fine. But, panic that set in and series of events that… Continue reading My Dog Ate Xylitol-Filled Chewing Gum

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Toby’s Last Chemo Treatment 

Has it really been three months and five chemo treatments since Toby was diagnosed with lymphoma? If you’re following us on social media, you already know that yesterday was Toby’s last chemo treatment, and was likely harder on me emotionally than his first. But, there was really, really good news, which we shared on Facebook… Continue reading Toby’s Last Chemo Treatment 

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Going Down the Last Chemo Treatment Rabbit Hole

Toby’s last chemo treatment is Thursday. I am a wreck. A 100 percent wreck. Lets look at the facts. Since his first treatment Toby has been doing great. I went from them telling me that they weren’t sure how long I would have with him, to the oncologist telling me how you couldn’t ask for… Continue reading Going Down the Last Chemo Treatment Rabbit Hole