Hi this is Jillian! I have been busy recovering from a recent hysterectomy. Today I write about moving again — and mention Charlie! — in my other blog, Exile From Hysteria. Enjoy!
I knew my first walk outside since I got home from the hospital would be a big deal, but nothing could truly prepare me for the experience.
Since most of the snow has melted, I chose to walk out back with my pup Charlie. The experience left me truly overwhelmed … by the amount of dog poo that needs to be picked up. That’s right. Without the snow to camoflauge, I was out for a hike on Poo Mountain.
Normally I would grab a couple plastic bags and take care of the situation. But with strict restrictions on bending/lifting/twisting, the Poop Patrol was a no go. So I skillfully bobbed and weaved my way to the back of the yard, surveyed my path, then scouted out a return trip. The mines were everywhere. I didn’t want to step on one, especially with my nifty new slip-on Merrill shoes. So I…
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