“The Elvis Snarl”

My in-law’s dog Heavy does this thing with his lip when he’s stressed out or doesn’t get his way, like when we wouldn’t let him inside while we were eating dinner the other day:  His previous family called it the Elvis snarl, haha. I think it’s a hilarious look, but it’s also cool that he has such…

Everything Hurts

I planned to do a Q&A blog post or video for today’s post, but I woke up feeling pretty awful so I decided to postpone that until next weekend. My pain has improved as the day has progressed, but still – ooph. Everything hurts. For that reason (among others), today has been kinda sucky. Shoutout to commenter…

Sweet Lulu

Even though we had some problems with Lulu last month, I still think she’s just the sweetest and cutest dog ever. I mean, look at her! For a while, I had some trouble trusting her; I was nervous to show her any affection at all, but she’s responded to training pretty well. We haven’t had…

When Your Dog Breaks Your Heart

It’s been a crazy weekend.. I’m physically and emotionally spent. Lulu is having some trouble adjusting to Josh being home. She’s suddenly become very possessive of him. On Friday she started acting aggressively toward me whenever she felt I was taking his attention from her. It escalated very suddenly; we had four separate “incidents” this weekend. So…

Lulu & Me

My favorite photo(s) this week are all Lulu. Now I’m one of those annoying girls who is obsessed with her dog.    I talked about this on Wednesday; I feel like Lulu and I have bonded a lot this week. It’s been nice! But I’m ready to see Josh. He will be home late tonight, so…