Happy Monday to you. I’m a little behind with work and my blog and life in general due to all the trips to the vet and such so this post might be all over the place and full of typos and grammatical errors so, bear with me.
Hank is doing really well after his last surgery. The wound is open so we have to use a special type of bandage which unfortunately tends to shift. To help it stay in place the vet suggested doggie pajamas. When she started to tell me where I could find them I had to stop her. Hank already has many pairs but now I have a legit excuse to put them on him.
It’s been a little on the hot side here lately so I haven’t been able to put him in my favorite ones yet, however, it’s supposed to cool down later in the week and once it does, he will get to wear these:
On Saturday morning I had to take Hank in for a bandage change and I asked them to give him a shot to help with the itching and 60 bucks and an hour later the bandage was on the living room floor so the pajamas are on until this thing is completely healed.
For those of you who are following along, here is what the wound looks like currently. Click on it to enlarge it but be warned, it’s really gruesome.
There is one little area that looks a little dark to us but I don’t want to have any more skin removed. Instead I ordered this kit and I’ve read really good things about it so MacGyver and I began using it this weekend.
Now, let’s talk running because I had a killer weekend of running. On Saturday I set out very early for a long run. I made sure to take lots of powerade and water with me and I stashed some extra bottles along my route because it was hot. I ran the longest I’ve run since I started to getting migraines, 15.25 miles and I did not get a migraine afterwards.
I didn’t look at my garmin or my phone during the run because I wanted to run by feel. I knew there was no way I could run long if I kept looking at my watch so instead I tried to run at a comfortable pace. My comfortable pace is not really pretty. It looks sort of like this.
No matter, I still managed to run 15.25 miles. I planned on 16 miles but I had to get to the vet with Hank so I had to stop a bit early. On Sunday, I ran 5 more easy miles because again, it was ridiculously warm.
I have some more things to share with you this week about what I’m doing to keep those long runs migraine free. Tomorrow I’ll share another piece with you.
What did you do this weekend?
Any of you run Gasparilla? Did you see Meb?