Saturday, April 12, 2008

Me and my Buddy

You know how they say that as you age together, you start to look like your spouse? or your dog?


Wednesday, I ended up at the doctor when my eye swelled shut. The doctor diagnosed an infected eye. No kidding.


He's not sure if I got something in it, or if I'm allergic to something, or if it's bacterial, or if I caught a cold that settled in my eye, or what. He prescribed 2 different kinds of eye drops. I hate eyedrops.


So, I got home and everything looked a little askew because of my eye. I took a closer look at Buddy. His left eye was looking north. His right eye, a little swollen, was looking east.


Thursday morning, Buddy's face was swollen, his eye was still askew, and there was a trail of blood down his face. We went to the vet. His doctor diagnosed a kick to the head. This is a common problem when you are little and stupid and chase the neighbor's burros, donkeys, and horses. He (Buddy's vet) diagnosed two different meds, 1 for pain and 1 antibiotic just because.

It is Saturday today. Buddy went back to the vet this morning. The swelling is down. There are no fractures. There is still a little blood behind his retina but not as much as there was. He is doing much better.

I worked yesterday and today, even though I look like a plague carrer. We are starting to look less alike. I, for one, am glad.

13 comments:

Pamela said...

you just get me in the funny bone all the time. (although infections in the eye are not funny)

I agree -- people do find dogs that look like them or visa versa.
Look at you.. same color hair, eyes...all you needed to do was stick out your tongue!!

Megnificent said...

HAHAHA! That's great.

Sorry about the infection, tho.

swampy said...

What's the deal with these "sick/wounded" dogs? Hope both of you are 'seeing' things more clearly today.

laurie said...

ah, but if you're going to look like a dog, that's a damn cute one to look like.

Alison said...

you poor guys....so Buddy didn't want you getting all the attention!!!

I finally did the meme you tagged me with last week...it is up!!

Willowtree said...

He is such a great looking dog!! I'd offer to take him and keep him safe, but you know I'm incapable of that.

kitten said...

Bless yalls heart! Hope you both feel better soon!
I rather look like my dog than hubby! LOL! Sammie (my dog) is soooo pretty!

ChrisB said...

You poor things~ eyes are so precious so I wish a speedy recovery to you both. I think it's so difficult to put in your own eye drops!

Karmyn R said...

There is nothing wrong with looking like your dog - especially when he is sooooo dang cute.

Hope you heal quickly!

tiger lamb girl said...

Oh dear! I missed this post on Sat. I hope your eye (Buddy's too) is much improved by now;). xo

lisa marie said...

I think you were having sympathy pains for Buddy. :(

dawn said...

I am sorry for your ailments, but I had to laugh at the whole situation, the whole looking like the dog, hmmm, I mean the dog looking like you thing. Too cute. I hope you both recover soon.

bermudabluez said...

Hope you both are feeling much better by now!! That was a hoot!!

 
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