October 13th, 2008

DJ - plaited!

Toni Is A Great Friend!

As it was Ivy's funeral on Friday and then I am at mum and dad's over the weekend, I abandoned the poorly boy!

Go on, after thre .... One, Two, Three ... Awwwwwwww.

Don't you all feel sorry for him?

Anywat, throughout the wekend she has slackened his strappings, taken tham off for short times, replaced them ... every couple of hours (or so) she went and checked him out ... even on Saturday, which was also her grand-daughter's 2nd birthday.

Anyway - it worked!

He was "naked" this morning, and although there was swelling round both joints, and his skin was scabbed and sore, there was no heat and he was sound.  I brought him in, and gave him a new head-collar as a pressie, then gave him a bit of a groom.

I trotted him up the drive, and for the first half of it he was sound, and didn't stop, just shortened his stride after that.

So, although it will take some time for his skin to fully recover, he is well on the way to health again.

I took him back to his field, after giving him his carrot-medicine (!), and remeinded him not to gallop around!

So, hopefully this will see him slowly improve over the next couple of weeks.
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Quick Post And An Alphabet MEME

Hi - Hope your Monday is are going as well as mine.

It started off with good news about DJ, as I have already said, he is getting a bit better.

When I got back from there I had a couple of phone calls, so have actually earn't some money today.

And I have finished (I think!!) my seasonal_spuffy  story, so it has now gone to my Beta to see what she thinks of it all complete.

So, all in all a good day. 

Now I have time to fill, and am doing this quick MEME that I have snagged from erykah101  -

A is for age:  47
B is for beer of choice: Don't drink beer - I'm a white wine girl. 
C is for career right now: Osteopath.
D is for your dog's name: Jiffy - well he's mine at weekends.
E is for essential item you use everyday: Computer, to check LJ.
F is for favorite TV show: Buffy!!  However I do like th Celebrity Dancing that is running at present.
G is for favorite game to watch: None.
H is for Home town: Now Bude, but I'm an Essex girl by birth - Ilford.
I is for instruments you play: Clarinet (1st choice) and saxophone.
J is for favorite juice: Pineapple ... or the Raspberry J2O
K is for whose butt you'd like to be kicking: Only mine as I have some ironing I should be doing.
L is for last place you ate at: Mum and dad's yesterday ... previously in Rhodes.  I don't eat out if I can help it.
M is for marriage: If I fell in love with someone who fell in love with me ... then yes.
N is for your name: Deborah
O is for overnight hospital stay: 20 years ago, I had my retina pinned .. 3 nights in hospital then.
P is for people you were with today: Toni and family (&DJ), and 3 different patients.
Q is for your best quality: Loyalty.
R is for what are you currently reading: Always reading The Bible, but also just finished re-reading "In Omne Tempus" by[info]hollydb
S is for relationship status: Single
T is for time you woke up today: 7 am
U is for the type of underwear you have on: Green bra and thong.
V is for vegetable you love: Peas.
W is for worst habits: Procrastination
X is for x-rays you've had recently: On my hand when I injured it last December.
Y is for something candy : Toffee Bon-Bons
Z is for zodiac sign: Cancer.