I appear to have my medications in balance now, I am due to start a new MS medication but I have had it before and it is good. I haven’t had a seizure for more than a week and if I have a nap in the afternoon I can last all day. 🙂
I am still learning about Epilepsy but I am finding it a bit less scary than I did at first. I do still find the attitude of some people a little strange, some think I have a mental illness? others just have odd ideas about what they should do if I have a seizure, things like putting something in my mouth to protect my tongue or restrain me if I “thrash around”? I inform when I can but I can’t start every new encounter with people by listing the things to do in the event of a seizure or explain all the complexities of the condition, they would run a mile. I don’t know what the answer is but more information about Epilepsy needs to be put in the public domain somehow.
I have been making “boilies” today (a carp bait) ready for some long hot days of fishing, I love to spend a couple of days at a time away at a lake not catching carp. 😀 I think with my new home made bait I stand a chance of catching? Julia is nervous of me fishing overnight as I wont have my motorhome with me but I think I will be safe under my fishing brolly in a comfy chair, the only fishery I can use at the moment is behind locked gates so no yobs will get me. I must get a life jacket though.
The dogs below are in need of forever homes but a foster home would be a help at the moment. As usual, if you can help contact Jemima on the details listed at the end.
We have just had confirmed that there are four super dogs on their way to us this week – and we need some fostering help… (and of course offers of forever homes too!).
Shay is a beautiful black setter boy (we think possibly a cross between a Gordon and an Irish). He’s a lovely boy, quite steady and he’s been good off-lead on a run around a field – doesn’t go far and comes when called. We nearly lost him to illness when he first came out of the pound – now fully recovered although in need of some TLC. He’s really good with other dogs.
A super retriever x boy . Charlie was very scared in the pound and couldn’t walk on a lead, but has been much better since he came out and has won a lot of friends with the rescue girls at the kennels in Ireland who say he is “divine”. He is good with other dogs, although as a rather timid boy himself, he worries if they are too in-his-face.
Brody is a young, small and rather timid working-bred purebred lab boy – good with people; scared of other male dogs, but fine with females. We think he might do best in a foster on his own where he can build up his confidence, but we’d also consider someone with other nice gentle dogs that can give him a bit of space.
Who’s for a little ‘un? Bit of confusion of this girl’s name, so we’ll see which suits her best when she arrives! She’s a tiny, slightly older working cocker (5/6 yrs old)- desperate for cuddles. Despite the picture, she’s black, not brown. Lady/Roxy has been in foster in Ireland with six other dogs and she’s been fine with all but one – but would probably be happiest as an only dog who can nab all the attention for herself. She has a cloudy left eye and we think she might be blind on that side – something to be checked out when she arrives.
All vet bills while dogs are in foster are, of course, met by us.
If you can help with any of the above, please let me know asap!