Category Archives: One day at a time

Stories about life with Indi.

Thoughts on Grief

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support! Brad and I spent the weekend house sitting for a friend the day after Indi died. It was great to get out of the house, take a jacuzzi bath, watch … Continue reading

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For those of us who know.

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!The dogs who’ve shared our lives. In subtle ways they let us know their spirit still survives. Old habits still make us think we hear a barking at the door. Or … Continue reading

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Indi over the Rainbow

Dear friends, On December 17, just before noon, Indi left us for the other side. My heart is broken. Indi was my first dog, my first love. In her final days Indi made it clear to me that she was … Continue reading

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What we know: Shit just happens.

After a long day of vets and lifting Indi in and out of cars, we know what is going on. There is good news and bad news. First the good news: It is not cancer. Four months post-diagnosis Indi has … Continue reading

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What if this is it?

Something happened to Indi this weekend. She can’t walk on her back leg. We saw Dr Simpson on Friday and learned Indi has a small tear in her ACL on her rear left leg. All my stress about Indi, her … Continue reading

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Indi and the hot dog buns.

When Brad came home this afternoon Indi did not get up and greet him like she usually does. She wagged her tail and wanted belly rubs, but she would not leave her bed. Brad thought that was strange because when … Continue reading

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Welcome to the West Side

I have not written in a while, but I have a good excuse. We moved. It all happened so fast– where do I begin?! Long story short (long, long, long story) our land lady gave us 30 days notice to … Continue reading

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Indi gets outa Dodge

Last weekend we all got outa Dodge and went to stay at Megan and Adam’s house in Hood River. They were actually in Tahoe for Megan’s 30th brithday, but Callie was there. (We regretfully had to bow out of the Tahoe trip because … Continue reading

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The front left leg.

Indi’s leg weighed 5 pounds. Our surgeon, Dr. Simpson, said it was the largest dog leg she has ever….well, you know (gulp!). On Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Indi went in for surgery weighing 95 pounds. She left the next day … Continue reading

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