Now Playing: Day 633-The Final Road To Survival
Wow! Is this week going to be all over the place! I have been changing this and rearranging that into the early evening hours. Just when I 'thought' I had a game plan today it once again got shot down.
There wasn't much sleep for this gal last night seeing poor Oreo still isn't feel well with seizures. He had one at 10:30am that woke me up then he was disoriented stumbling to stand up so once he come to I had him sleep next to me on the couch bed. This way I could keep a close eye on him. The seizures are very scary for him as well what follows which is extreme disorientation. His blood work is still out pending and until that comes back its touch and go. Jingles isn't helping matters but he can't help it since hes still a puppy. Littleblue is still nursing her hedgehogs playing Mom to the gang. So much for a two week ordeal. We are now going on three weeks.
Once I got up and started moving around doing the normal house chore routine I went to let Jingles outside. He seems to be getting sick again and coughing up thick yellow mucus with constant coughing. Of course this is a sign of a secondary or rebound infection. I already had plans to file some paperwork down at the county court but instead I had to change plans and call the animal care center near my house to have Jingles checked out. This is the third round of antibiotics so something must be going on but my gut was saying more like maybe the current medication isn't strong enough. My friend has plans to take his son to dinner after school so thankfully it was early enough in the afternoon to have Jingles checked out. Its hard to balance everything going on at the house but when there's a will there is a way and I always seem to find it!
I would rather have someone home at all times with Oreo seeing he isn't doing good with the seizures. He has two more days on his antibiotics so I felt it might be best to call his veterinarian to let her know about his seizure and tremors this morning. He is also very anxious and scared. Before we left to take Jingles down the vet he snapped at me and growled then went after Jingles. One must remember when you have seizures just like animals they go through stages. Before, during and after the seizure. It isn't Oreo's fault because he doesn't really understand what he is doing but I don't think having Jingles around right now is such a great idea but I will let both veterinarians work together and give the final say in a game plan.
My friend has the day off so thankfully he was able to go with me. We are slowly talking again after his brain funk not protecting me against my ex's crazy sibling. I don't forgive or forget that easily and I do have my guards up but its only natural. I think anyone would and once he proves to me I can trust him again I remain an Army of one. The veterinarian was fully aware of Jingles being sick so they had us bring him up around 4pm. We were placed right away in a room and they did a physical exam and went over all of Jingles shots and medication. They looked into prior medication he was taking and I found out this was one very, very sick little guy since he was eight weeks old. Maybe sooner. I guess you can say I earned my 'Fur Kid Wings' with Jingles. Heeheeheehee! Once the veterinarian listened to his lungs Jingles started coughing horribly again. The poor guy is still sick and the medication he was placed on two days ago just isn't strong enough. They placed Jingles on a new stronger antibiotic same as what Littleblue and Oreo were put to prevent any secondary infections. They also prescribed Jingles a cough suppressant that has a sedative this way he rests. Being such a energetic puppy he isn't getting enough rest so hes not giving his immune system a break. He can go and go and go and go! I don't remember any of the fur kids having this much energy. WOW!
The veterinarian was very concerned with the other fur kids at home seeing they can rebound the same infection and virus then pass it around again. YIKES! With Oreo also being 13 years old the stress of the puppy isn't helping his seizures because over the past three days they have gotten worse. Oreo is having different type of seizures so it makes it twice as hard for the veterinarians to get things under control. "IF they can get them under control." When the blood work comes back then they will have a better understanding of Oreo's medical condition.
Once we got home my friend put Jingles in the backyard and I went inside to check on Oreo. He isn't acting like himself and started having the tremors within ten minutes of being in the house. He is scared to be alone and will follow you everywhere. I was to go to dinner with my friend and his son but felt it was important for someone to be home for Oreo. It was a very smart decision because Oreo later on walked into the dining room chairs, tried to hide in my closet and under the kitchen drawer. Nothing like Oreo would ever, ever do and when he went outside it seemed as if he wasn't sure where he was at. I did call his veterinarian again seeing I didn't have my cell phone on when they called earlier. Around 9:00pm after I finished up disinfecting the entire house and cleaning up a bit Oreo's veterinarian called. They decided to stat his blood work due to the more frequent seizures and changes. The veterinarian explained the blood work showed no organ failure or organ infections so they are certainly leaning towards a lesion or brain tumor. They do offer cat scans but the downside is regardless of either they can not do surgery or cure the problem which is causing Oreo to be very, very sick. The veterinarian was extremely informative and went over everything to be expected. We also discussed Oreo's behavior and what I should be looking out for during his seizures this way I know when its important to take him there asap! They called in some compassionate care medication so Oreo can sleep and if he is having pain he can be more comfortable. Poor Oreo does nothing but pace the floors and follow us around everywhere. He is very affectionate but as told because he is scared and sick due to the seizures and neurological trauma. My CrystalblueAngel had seizures before she went to Heaven and it was extremely hard watching her suffer. I sure wish our fur kids could talk but for now I need to keep him comfortable in a calm, quiet and 'safe' environment.
This all makes me wonder the other night when that nut was over the house outside in a psychotic rage while Oreo was also outside if that made his medical situation worse...Seems to me if stress makes my GP worse and others who have chronic or terminal medical conditions it can certainly do the same to fur kids. It really makes me infuriated! My back is still not 100% and I had to cancel my GI appointment for Thursday since things had to be all rearranged this week and I still have to fit in the second half of my treatment. GEES! My Gastroenterologist is very understanding and worked me into next week, same day and same time. Tomorrow I have a court appointment to put a quick stop to that nut trying to assault me for no reason then I will be taking a further step in another direction right after that so I won't be tolerating something like that from ever happening again.
Sometimes I think I should had been born into the Mob life. At least when there is problems it doesn't take them forever to resolved them and they don't need the law to do it. They also have each others back no matter what. The law is for the guilty not the innocent that's why the guilty have a better life in jail or prison than people who are homeless. Truth. If I was a member of a Mob family I seriously doubt I would have any problems with being a human punching bag nor the stress that has come into this new so far 'hellish year 2012.' Maybe that's why I like the show 'The Mob Wives.' They have a problem it gets resolved then and there. People are up front and if they have an issue they deal with it head on. For now I like 'Facebook' because if you ever want to know the TRUTH and real FACTS on someone just look them up! No one LIES on a Facebook wall and if and when they do I am always the first to know because society doesn't like liars or drama folks. People are as real as real can get when it comes to their personal life on Facebook. Maybe later this week I need to air out some truth on my blog. I will call it my own little Facebook since there seems to be some far out confusion from some folks in this stressful city regarding my condition. If you can't educate yourself and support someone who is sick then how can you preach truth on something you have absolutely no clue about. Amen.
For now I like 'Facebook' because if you ever want to know the TRUTH and real FACTS on someone just look them up! No one LIES on a Facebook wall and if and when they do I am always the first to know because society doesn't like liars or drama folks. People are as real as real can get when it comes to their personal life on Facebook. Maybe later this week I need to air out some truth on my blog. I will call it my own little Facebook since there seems to be some far out confusion from some folks in this stressful city regarding my condition. If you can't educate yourself and support someone who is sick then how can you preach truth on something you have absolutely no clue about. Amen.
Well that's for another day...Another blog...For now I have my fur kids, my health and my life to protect so I have no time for clueless people nor drama. My GP plate is already full enough.