Apr 132012
Sasha's First Day of Chemo

After long and thoughtful consideration about our next steps in treating Sasha’s caner, Carlos and I decided to proceed with Chemo. Thursday, March 29, was our consult with Dr. Waddle, and turned out to be Sasha’s first Chemo treatment.  Per our vet’s recommendation, we went to Veterinary Specialty Hospital here in Raleigh, and spoke with […]

Apr 102012
Bandage and Staples Come Off

Even tough Sasha looked good in Pink, the bandages had to come off. On March 21st, seven days after the surgery, Dr. N. removed Sasha’s bandages and checked the incision; it looked great.  He and the rest of the staff said Dr. Clary, the surgeon, did a great job and they all seemed really surprised […]

Our Fireplace

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Apr 092012
Our Fireplace

A while ago, I posted about Carlos and I debating whether to buy new windows or a wood fire place insert.  As you recall, we went with installing new windows.  We (I) thought it was the best decision because it would give us the best return when selling the house.  However, after having the windows […]

Apr 052012
Bringing Sasha Home: First Day After Surgery

On Thursday, March 15th, we brought Sasha home after her amputation.  Even though I could not wait to bring her home, I was nervous and concerned.  I didn’t want anything to go wrong. Leaving the vet’s office was not a problem, she didn’t seem to even need help; however, we used a towel as a […]

Apr 022012
The Sunday before Sasha's Amputaiton and Surgery Day

As I had mentioned here, Sasha was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, and Carlos and I have decided to proceed with the amputation of front her right arm.  Her surgery was scheduled for Wednesday, March 14th, a week after we received her diagnosis.  The days leading to the surgery, Sasha was in a lot of pain, and […]

Postponed plans

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Mar 262012

It’s been a while since I wrote a post.  As you know, our girl Sasha was not doing well.  All I could think off was how the news of Sasha having cancer changes many things.  Not only have I been distraught about the news, but I’ve been trying to focus on our next steps, looking […]

Mar 212012

I’m sorry for not having posted in a while, as you all know, it has been been a rough couple of weeks.  Since I have shared Sasha’s health situation, I thought I’d share a video with you. Sasha, the day of her surgery, on our way to Dr.N’s office: I’ll post an update on Sasha […]

Mar 192012

Sasha continues to do well.  We brought her back from the vet’s office on Thursday after having her right arm amputated due to a tumor on her humerus caused by osteosarcoma.  Her pain seems to have diminished greatly even though we have begun to ween her off of her pain meds.  She wags her tail […]

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