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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Why I've Been AWOL: A List

Reasons I've been missing for a week:

#1) As though I haven't spent enough of my life ill, my body decided to contract God-knows-what bug and incapacitate me for a few days. Yay, mortality.

#2) I got something. Oh -- you want to know what I got? Well, okay. It's best to show you:

Yep. I bought a dog. Not just any dog. A 7 week old Corgi puppy. So not only have I been sick, but this little bundle of teeth and claws has been making me feel like I just had a baby, not bought a puppy. Granted, mi familia has been caring for her whilst I lay around moaning, but still. Puppies + sickness = Buyer's remorse.

Funny/sad vet story: I took her to the vet today for her first shots (actually my mom took her, I tagged along, looking very pathetic and sickly). My mom told the vet that Pippa (the dog) was my dog, I'd bought her, yadda yadda. The vet looked at me and said "Just wait until you turn 16 and get to buy a car. That's a whole new world of purchases!" And I just sat there, looking even more pathetic and sickly. I'm going to be 20 in August. Ouch.

Suffice to say, as soon as I get better/get adapted to having a baby-- I mean get adapted to having a puppy, I will return to the blogosphere. Until then, I leave you with this YouTube video:

I might be late to this bandwagon, but John Green does YouTube videos!! Who knew?


Renee Collins said...

Oooh! Your puppy is SO cute!! That is quite a worthy reason to skip out on the blog.

Abd Pippa is an adorable name, too!

Lisa and Laura said...

That puppy is adorable!! Love the name! Is that a Gemma Doyle reference?

And as for being mistaken for a teen (or tween!?) own it. People always thought I was younger and they still do. I just recently stopped being carded at restaurants and it makes me a little sad. Just last week someone came to my door and asked if my mom was home. Awesome.

Natalie said...

Aw, Pippa is so cute. I hope you feel better soon! That stink you got sick when you have that little puppy to care for. Hang in there.

Also, yes, John Green is pretty funny.

Nick said...

/facepalm (about the vet story)

K. M. Walton said...

Hope you are feeling 100% now and congrats on your new puppy/baby. Also, TREASURE looking young. You will look fondly on that memory some day, believe me.

Mariah Irvin said...

Pippa is the best name ever!

Hope you feel better!

slhastings said...

I love puppies...