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    Happy weekend!

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      My weekend has been very sleep deprived and I would like to formally request to the universe that I get like a solid week of sleep after this one because I'm going to need it.

      So first off, Chewie has been doing very well on the cbd treats for his seizures and in fact hasn't had once in almost 2 months! Crazy because he was having them almost weekly for several months before. He seems to be having a myriad of problems this year however because Thursday night I noticed blood on his tongue so I planned on calling the vet in the morning about it. Then Friday I woke up to seeing him in his doggy bed over on the floor by me and his face and blanket had blood all around his mouth. I text my wife to come home (she works very close thankfully) and I get on the phone with the vet while in the bathroom trying to clean him up. The assistant told me that it's alarming for sure but should stop soon and we can bring him in that day for some antibiotics if necessary and they'll take a peek at him. He actually did stop bleeding while I was talking with her so I felt better about this whole mess but it was an intense thing to wake up to.

      We took him to the vet after their lunch break and they got a good look at his back tooth where we determined the problem was coming from. He said he was relieved it is just a tooth issue because it's the best case scenario here and it should stop bleeding soon but we'd better schedule a dental cleaning and he can extract it if needed, which he probably will because Chewie's already lost a lot of teeth through his life. After that I took him outside and wife scheduled his appointment and he was mostly fine for the rest of the day but I didn't sleep much because I was afraid of another situation like the one I'd woke up to. He was fine Friday night, and none of this seems to be really bothering him thankfully, but his tooth area bleeds off and on through the day, usually it's very light and we don't have to do any clean up but at night seems to be when it's a bigger problem because Saturday night at 2 am I was getting ready for bed and went to check on him and he had another bleeding situation where it had just gotten all over him while he slept. I had to wake wife up because it was all down his neck and in spots on his blanket. I've had to wash a lot of blankets lately.

      After this second incident I found out the vet actually had sooner dates available so I'm calling tomorrow morning to see if we can get him in this week. We also decided to temporarily stop giving him the cbd treats because, while there isn't a lot of info out there, it's possible they're acting somewhat as a blood thinner so I'm hoping tonight will be okay. It's getting late but I don't know how much I'll be able to sleep, it's really hard to fall asleep when I'm so concerned about him having another late night bleeding incident. It only seems to happen in the middle of the night, I wonder if he gets deep enough asleep that he doesn't notice it like he does through the day and it doesn't wake him up so it just leaks out and goes everywhere especially since he's missing teeth. It sounds pretty intense and it definitely is, but he's not losing too much blood don't worry.

      Ending this post now because I was wrapping it up (and it's so long and rambling because I am so tired so ty for reading) and he wakes up next to me and it happened again. Thankfully way less this time and it didn't even get on his face really but now I've cleaned my 4th blanket and I'm so tired so I'm going to go distract myself with a video game until I pass out or stay up all night I don't know which but I do wish my mom was still here so I could sleep during the day and still have someone here to watch him. Wish me luck that I can get him in on Tuesday because that's the soonest available as far as I know and I am going to sleep the entire time he is there and possibly the next day and the day after that.
      Last edited by Sif_Shepard; August 8, 2022, 04:16 AM. Reason: all kinds of things cause I'm a zombie

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        Worrying about someone you care for (a human person or a pet) can be so unsettling I know. I really hope you can get your appointment as soon as possible!

        Best of luck.

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          Thanks Montserrat yeah it's hard for sure. The added level of frustration too with not being able to communicate as well with a pet, because if this happened to my wife I'd be like here take this gauze and stick it in your mouth until the bleeding stops but puppy would never understand that.
          I hope so too, I have my alarm set for 9 and I'm going to call asap to see if I can grab that appointment. I think they only do dentals on Tues and Thurs but they were only open for about 2-3 more hours after we left on Friday and they don't operate over the weekend so my odds are hopefully pretty decent.

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            Got Chewie's dental appointment moved up to Friday, which is a hell of a lot better than the 23rd when we originally had it scheduled for. They did still have tomorrow open but they do want him on those antibiotics for a full three days beforehand so Friday works. It's still going to be a long week but I'm hoping for the best. Thankfully he is doing pretty well right now, there was just the one small incident last night when I was writing my update post and he's slept a lot since without any more bleeding. It's been a couple days by this point so I'm hoping it's starting to slow down on its own, and also that temporarily taking him off cbd will help it stop too. Now it's my turn for more sleep, managed some so far but I need more so I'm going to rest up. I probably won't even attempt to resume my schedule this week as I have a feeling I'm going to be too worn out from caretaker mode, unless he and I get lucky and the bleeding stops on its own and I can get caught up on rest. Otherwise next week should see my return as I am still very eager to get back on my skates and also to finish up the last third of Total Burn! The weather this week looks like it's going to be much nicer than anything we've had in over a month so I'm really excited for that at least!

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              Hope it all turns out OK. Sleep well!

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                Hope everything goes well!

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                  I hope the tooth terror will be over soon and you'll get as much rest as you need.

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                    Thanks Montserrat Anek and lofivelcro you all are sweet I am doing good now, Chewie seems to be fine today so far and I haven't noticed any bleeding at all, not even mildly, so I've been able to get a decent amount of rest. I'm pretty much getting on a night cycle again but I don't have an issue staying up very late as long as I can sleep during the day without being woken up. I'm feeling hopeful though because it might not even be necessary if his tooth continues to be fine, as they did say it should stop on its own eventually!



                    A fun thing I just remembered, wife and I went to visit her family yesterday and on the way we found several miles of a very smooth and level-looking walking path along a road that was put in not too long ago that sees hardly any traffic that would be a great place for us to roller skate! Every time we go out now we find ourselves scoping out places for us to skate eventually without even realizing it

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                      We got Chewie to and back from the vet today for his dental cleaning and tooth extraction, and everything went well and he is doing fine. The bleeding finally stopped about a day and a half ago, so we've been doing better. I stayed up with him through most of the night and slept and took naps during the day all week. Today I slept about every free moment I had for most of the day, fatigue really hit me hard today, but I'm going to attempt tonight and this weekend to get back on a normal sleep schedule and I am excited for it. The mental fatigue I had from mom visiting faded awhile ago and I've been wanting to resume my training but just haven't been able to. I'm excited that I should be able to this coming week though!

                      We have no plans for this weekend so it should be relaxing, and the weather has been absolutely perfect lately so I think we are going to have a nice weekend. Hope you all do too!

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                        I was on the brink of asking about Chewie today, so, thanks for your post Glad to read that everything went well.
                        Enjoy your weekend, getting rid of your fatigue, sleeping a lot and getting back into your training!

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