Entries by John Cole

Chemo Week 4

Spent the day in Pittsburgh at the vet and chemo had her 4th week of treatment. Lily was such a good girl she got a treat (who knows how many she got while in the back): Every time I go I have to fill out update paperwork, put down any symptoms she might be suffering, […]

Elections Matter

It appears the consequences of your own racism and stupidity have a bite: “Eddie Devine voted for [Trump] because he thought he would be good for American business. Now, he says, the Trump administration’s restrictions on seasonal foreign labor may put him out of business. ‘I feel like I’ve been tricked by the devil,’ said […]

John and Steve’s Excellent Adventure

So today was the day of the annual summer shaving for Steve, and it did not come a moment too soon. He was miserable with all that hair, and I was miserable every time he sat on me because he was just so hot. At any rate, the obligatory “Steve has to go to the […]

Chemo Update #2

So some numbers and meds. First of all her vitals were all good, and everything else was normal and she had her anal glands expressed. Her bloodwork came back and it was all good- her WBC was 18%, neut at 16.4%, hct at 32%, and her platelets were over 1 million. Today they gave her […]

Chemo Quick Update

Took Lily for her chemo today: She did well, and I will have numbers and updates later on. Right now we need a nap. All the nurses and everyone gushed over how adorable she is, and I honestly can’t tell if they have a special thing for her or say that about all the dogs […]