Friday, July 16, 2010

Blog Break...

If I haven't visited you lately (like in the past 20 days)...

it's because my little girl has been sick...VERY sick.

Oreo is our 7 year old Miniature Pomeranian.

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She likes to be cuddled tight in a towel, rocked and kissed until she falls asleep.

Little girls just need that kind of stuff and it makes it hard for me as "Mommy" to visit with each one of you while cuddling, rocking and kissing...(I'm sure you get the picture)

After many trips to the Vet's office, x-rays, blood work, antibiotics, sleepless nights and delirious days

(& about $350.00 later)...

My Little Oreo has a severe case of

Kennel Cough.

**Note that I say she's "mine" when she's sick. On all other occasions, she's Daddy's little princess! hmpf!

It's terrible to hear her cough continuously and see her in so much pain, but this nasty virus needs to run it's course.

Hopefully soon, this shall pass and all will be back to "normal" in the LeJeune household.

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ooops...MY little princess is calling me.

I gotta go cuddle...and rock...and kiss her.

So if I haven't visited you or if I haven't returned any of your fabulous emails in a timely manner, it's because

I am "Nurse Mommy" right now and I hope to be back in the land of the living...

VERY SOON!

I miss all of you~

54 comments:

Jamie said...

Oreo is a lucky Gal to have such a great Mommy. Sending her get well wishes from Texas!!
Love from your LURD,
Jamie

NanE said...

AAAWWWW! Poor Oreo! She sure is a cutie, I hope she is feeling better soon.

Lori Katies Rose Cottage said...

Ohhh Jodie ~
I am so sorry for your precious Oreo ~ I am so much like that with my 2 puppies ~
I hope she is feeling better soon ~

xoxo
Lori

The Primitique said...

Bless your heart and hers! I hope she heals up soon! ~Mindy

Jessica at Kids Napping? I'm Scrapping! said...

You tend to Miss Oreo! I hope she feels better soon!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

A Mama has to do what a Mama has to do! You take care of that sweet baby and I hope Oreo is better soon.

FILIGREE MOON said...

Jodie, wishing tiny Oreo a super fast healing! ~ Angela

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Years ago my Pepper got Kennel cough. I couldn't sleep. It sounded like she was taking her last breath. I totally understand. You should get the vaccine against kennel cough. I get it now every year for Bentley.

Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

Oh Jodie, bless your fur-babies heart!
And yours too, for being such a good mama!

Call me, I have a horror story to tell you about how they mistreated my fur baby Winnie at the boarders while we were in Portland.

Love to you, sweet friend!
Anne

MosaicMagpie said...

Somethings are just more important than blogging. Hope your girl is better soon. Our dog had that and got it after having the immunization for it.
Debbie

Jeanne said...

Oh your little Oreo is such a cute little puppy. I hopeshe feels better soon!
xo
jeanne

Brynwood Needleworks said...

Jodie:
Hope Oreo and the whole household returns to normal soon. xoxo Donna

Janet Ghio said...

Oreo is just about the sweetest thing!! and you are such a good mommy! Hope she gets better soon!!

clustres said...

It's so hard when the little ones are sick. Hope she's completely well soon!

Grannys Attic said...

I hope Oreo gets better real soon. So sad when mommy can't take the pain away. Blessings, Vicky

Xela said...

I know this sickness. It is a really bad virus. I hope for you little girl she feels better soon!

Draffin Bears said...

Oh Jodie, so sorry to hear that sweet little Oreo has not been well.
I really hope that she will be on the road to recovery.
Sending lots of hugs and get well wishes.

Hugs
Carolyn

Becca said...

Oh she is so, so sweet! Do snuggle and take care of her! I hope you will let us know when she is all better. I know how I get when my babies (2 cats) are sick.
Hugs, Becca

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

I'm so sorry about sweet Oreo.
Hope she gets well real soon.
Take care.
Hugs,
Marie

Alison said...

Hope sweet Oreo is getting better thanks to her Nurse Mommy

Natasha Burns said...

Poor Little Oreo :( I hope she gets well quickly. She's so adorable xox

Wizard of Was said...

Jodie,
For the past month I played Nurse to our Daisy...you be the good momma to that sweet Oreo and hurry back cause it's been a long time since we played!
Gale

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

I'm so sorry Oreo isn't feeling well. I hope she's up and running soon. Sophie and Gracie send her kisses!

Our Back Porch said...

Oh Jodie, she is adorable! You rock, and cuddle, and kiss all you can! I hope the little princess is better soon!

Hugs and Blessings,
Rebecca

BEAR's Mom said...

Miss Jodie...I'm sending HUGS to you...

and BEAR is sending HUGS and KISSES to OREO...she is dedicating her pupperoni treat to OREO today :)

xoxoxoxox
~victoria~ & BEAR

Claudia said...

Good for you, sweet Jodie! I would be doing the same thing for my little doggies. Give her a hug for me and I am sure that all your love with help her through the nasty kennel cough virus and she will be feeling better in no time!

xo
Claudia

A Cottage Muse said...

Keep up the good work Mommy ~ {hugs} to you too!!

My Crafty Little Page said...

Oh no! Poor little Oreo LeJuene - give her a hug and kiss for me Jodie LeJuene. I love little poms and if I didn't have a sheltie a pom would be it! Sending you both a healing hug. xoxo RioReeb

trash talk said...

Jodie,
I hate that little miss is sick. It breaks my heart when our "babies" get ill 'cause they can't tell us where they hurt the most. You just keep doing what you're doing and when she's all better, she can tell us all about it.
Keeping you close to my heart.
Debbie

Pierelantijntjes said...

Ooh I hope she will be getting better soon.
Hugs Ester

T's Daily Treasures said...

Sending hugs and kisses to Oreo and hoping she will be well very soon. :) Tammy

Arijonia-Tales from the Deep South said...

Oh no! Kennel cough...Poor Oreo-baby her Judie, the poor little thing.

Katsui Jewelry said...

Jodie,
I love little Oreo. She is adorable. I am especially attached because we once has a darling Oreo! Our first child...haha! (dog-child, that it!
Hugs,
Suz

Karen said...

Whew! I am so relieved! Never thought I'd be glad to say "I'm glad it's kennel cough" but it's better then the alternative was. Go give that first vet a piece of your mind for scaring the bejeepers out of us!
Big hugs-accompanied by a bigger sigh of relief.
;) Karen

Sheila Rumney said...

What a sweetie and you are such a great Mama! I too have Poms. My first one, Sherman died a few years ago at 14. I had him before my kiddos and he was my first baby! Now I have 2 more Poms and they are my constant companions.

Hope Oreo is on the mend soon!

Debby said...

Ah!!!! I am hopinh your sweet baby girl is feeling much better, so sad when they are sick. I bet you are the best nurse ever to her. Sending get well hugs her way.

hugs,
Debby

Sandy said...

She is so cute...kennel cough can be a stinker...it is usually gotten from another sick animal....has she been out with other dogs????? I hope she feels herself real soon!!!! ??)

Angela Weimer said...

Oh poor baby. I hope she is feeling better soon. They are so helpless when they are not feeling well. Take care. Angela

Linda said...

OH Jodie~ hope your baby is on the mend soon...she is a real cutie in that blanket...

Marlene said...

Oh what a sweet face! I so understand we had a close call with my boy Jujube..and 4 weeks later after surgery he still won't leave m side..when he is not sick..He is Daddy's boy! funny how that is?? We just have to give them lots of love and be there..I am sure all will be well soon with little Oreo xox Marlene

Jennie said...

Poor sweet Oreo! My babies have each had it during different times of their lives; it used to break my heart to see how hard their little body would shake when coughing. Hang in there and keep her bundled up.

Best wishes and high hopes to you and little Oreo.

Peke prayers, high hopes and best wishes,

Jennie and the Pretty Pekingese

Jennie said...

Poor sweet Oreo! My babies have each had it during different times of their lives; it used to break my heart to see how hard their little body would shake when coughing. Hang in there and keep her bundled up.

Best wishes and high hopes to you and little Oreo.

Peke prayers, high hopes and best wishes,

Jennie and the Pretty Pekingese

Sares said...

Oh she's too sweet. Our pomeranian is going on 14 next November. She's been pretty healthy other that a gall stone that gives her a tummy ache occasionally. They said it would be difficult to operate so she has just had to adjust. Poor babies, it terrible when they don't feel well.

Lorraine said...

She is such a beauty, and deserves all the cuddles in the world, and I will pray that tomorrow she is so much better, she just gets up and go play

Linda Robinson said...

She is so cute... I just hate it when animals get sick.. I aways feel so bad for them.. they can't tell you how they are feeling..
well I hope she gets better soon.

Hope the rest of your weekend goes well! Hugs, Linda

kana said...

Jodie,

I hope OREO is much better after all of your loving and nursing! My little Juju had her female surgery last Thur and has been up for some extra cuddles and loving too!

Karen Valentine said...

Hello my friend! I am so sorry to hear your sweet baby is sick. I totally understand the need to cuddle her and make her feel better. They really are our children aren't they?
Other than that I hope you are well. I miss chatting with you and hope we can remedy that soon.
xo,
Karen

Cami @ Creating Myself said...

Oh Jodie, I hope Oreo is better soon! Our little chi has a collapsed trachae & coughs constantly...it's heartbreaking!

You got some wonderful swap goodies!

A Fanciful Life said...

Oh the poor little Oreo! What a sweetie, I"m sure he'll be fine soon with all the love and attention he is showered with by his mommy. I received your email - thank you, and I'll be responding soon. Now you go give that little puppy of yours another cuddle!

Sharon :-)

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Katsui Jewelry said...

Jodie,
I am sorry. I didn't read carefully enough. I hope little Oreo is better. It is hard when the fur babies are sick, isn't it?

Hugs and snuggles,
Suz

Ms Bingles Vintage Christmas said...

Oh my gosh! I will be thinking about you 2. Hope everything turns out ok!
Leticia

Rebecca said...

Hi Jodie
Sorry you have a sick little doggy! Hope she gets well quickly!
You are missed
Blessings
Rebecca

Jan Vermillion-Thomason said...

oh, my.
before i leave your blog i must tell you that i am so sorry you had to suffer through a sick puppy. i know how hard that is and i have a story to beat all - i blogged about it a while back if you're bored and want to dig it out.
or you can call me and i'll tell you.

miss you, little miss priss,
jan