Monthly Archives: October 2020

Dogs And The Roles They Play In Our Lives

Abby, “Take the picture mom. This is my good side.”

Abby is my personal trainer. How’s that you’d ask? I have to take her for walks, outings, and running so being active because of Abby is an understatement.

Abby, “Always buckle up!”

Abby is my traveling companion. We went to Montreal and Quebec last year and she did wonderful.

Abby, “Mom, it’s dinner time. Let’s go.”

Abby makes me laugh. She looks a bit serious, but she is really a funny girl.

Our dogs play many roles in our lives, and the imperfect human that I am sometimes forget this important detail, but Abby is always there to remind me about it. Aren’t I a lucky person?

Dogs And Kayaking

Alex, “Mom, I am falling asleep. Could we get on the kayak already?”

It’s funny what you miss as time goes by. Kayaking with Alex is something I truly miss although our first time was certainly an odyssey, but it got better and better the more we did it. Alex has been gone a little over 5 years, and my heart still aches for her, but I am also thankful for the time we had with her.

With that being said, let’s cross our fingers, we hope that next year we are able to go kayaking with Abby and some of her canine friends. Have a great weekend and stay safe.

Dog + Walking = Weight Loss

Staying at home is wonderful, but you have to admit that it is also a very easy way to gain unwanted pounds, right? Some people started going back to the gym, others have personal trainers-virtual trainers-or joined a group to do a particular activity, but all of it costs money to do. So, keeping in mind weight loss, frugality and enjoyment, the one activity you could do for free is-drumroll please-walk your dog. Yes, walking your dog would do wonders for you and your canine companion so let’s lace up your shoes and go out there! Not when is raining though. Stay safe.