Category Archives: Maisy

Success, Measured in Minutes

Earlier this year, Maisy tweaked her back and was out for a bit. You may remember how I decided to take Squash out for a scooter run alone. It was kind of a cluster. So when Maisy tore her ACL, … Continue reading

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Slowly but Surely

Well it’s only 4 days out from surgery, but I feel like this morning Maisy turned a corner. She had been toe-touching a little bit with the leg on Friday and Saturday, then on Sunday (yesterday) morning she woke up … Continue reading

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It’s 6 am, Perfect Time for a Maisy Update

It’s done: Maisy had surgery yesterday for her torn cruciate. She had a TTA or tibial tuberosity advancement, a surgery which changes the geometry and forces acting on the knee during weight bearing and movement. This page has a nice, … Continue reading

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I haven’t been posting much lately. It’s been cool but humid, and our scootering has been intermittent at best. The forecast for the immediate future, though, has been cool, cool, cool and I had been getting excited for fall training. … Continue reading

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Deep Breaths, Shallow Expectations

Don’t panic, but something’s up with Maisy. She’s consistently been just a little “off” recently: Running a little unenthusiastically, with an uncharacteristic amount of slack in her line for uncharacteristically long stretches, and acting subdued in general around the house. … Continue reading

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You Mess With the Enforcer, You Get the Bump

I don’t normally run the dogs two days in a row, but yesterday was a short-ish run, it’s an absolutely beautiful day today, and we were all feeling good and energetic. So I decided to drive down to the Mendota … Continue reading

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It’s Maisy Day!

What can I even say about this dog? Maisy’s predecessor was a dog named Roxy. Roxy was one of The Great Ones, and the first dog I’d ever had who made me want to get the same breed again – … Continue reading

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