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This is a big day, 2 years since Brogan’s diagnosis!

Feels like I blinked and summer was over, I don’t know how it managed to slip by so quickly. It doesn’t feel like I accomplished much, but I did get to enjoy it. It just feels like it went by too quickly.

We got to spend a lot of time at the cabin, which is our happy place. So although summer went by too quickly I do have to say that we did get to embrace and appreciate every moment of it.

Today, September 27th, is an emotional day for me. Its my mom’s and one of my good friends birthdays, but its also on this day that we lost Sloan, and that Brogan got diagnosed with right sided heart failure. This year today is a day for celebration. I’m celebrating that I have such a loving family and circle of friends. I’m celebrating all the love that Sloan brought to us in the short amount of time we got him, and I’m really celebrating that Brogan is still with us and is doing fairly well. Not saying our life hasn’t changed, but he didn’t have a great prognosis and its 2 years post diagnosis and he’s still feeling good, being a goof, and today he even managed to catch 3 Frisbees in a row…he then missed the next 5. But he has never caught one yet, so thats pretty amazing. Unfortunately I’m away on the road this week, so I didn’t get to see it, but my husband made sure he shared it with me. It makes me so happy that he still feels good enough to do those things. He loves frisbee, he loves going for walks, he loves travelling with us and he loves being a pest to his older, smaller brother. So I am very grateful that he still is with us and enjoying all of that.

2 thoughts on “This is a big day, 2 years since Brogan’s diagnosis!

  1. Hey Karin
    Happy for your Happy Day today ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’–
    Seems like FOREVER since we last saw you guys.๐Ÿ˜ข
    Only made it to the lake once this yearโ€”Brought Sheldon up once before he left usโ€”Still miss the little guy Big Time ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ๐Ÿ˜ข
    He was a Very Special Dog ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’– Much like Sloan would have been to You I think.๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•
    He is in a Good Place now and the fellow that has him is Extatic ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ˜
    Hope we catch up soonโ€”With Diesel And Zeppelin it does make it much harder to get awayโ€”One of these weelks in October it will be Lake time โ€”LOL last Tuesday I was in Martensville 4 Timesโ€”Never Done that beforeโ€”dropped 4 cars off at dealership there ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
    Soon and have a Great Week ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—

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  2. Yes Brogan had a good day and hopefully many more!! We have a lot to be grateful for each day for sure ..It’s sad that it takes some up and downs to truly appreciate all the good in life, and not stay focused on all the bad stuff. .
    Hugs on your overwhelming day !

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