42 Years Young

Happy Happy Birthday to my baby Winni!! If you haven’t caught on yet, Winni is my miniature long-haired dachshund!! Today she is 6 years old which is 42 in dog years!! I guess the “Oh she’s just a puppy” excuse is definitely no longer valid!! Recently Winni had surgery for a slipped vertebrae, common in dogs with long bodies like the dachshund, so she has been on steroids and limited mobility! Poor thing! She has recovered well but along the way she has gained a few pounds due to her limited walking/jumping/exercise abilities and increased appetite from the steroid medication! For her birthday we decided to buy her some new fetch balls to help keep her active and moving…and the verdict…

Winni Bday Ball


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Special Birthday

Good morning and happy Sunday!! I hope everyone has had a great weekend thus far! We have been getting A LOT of rain since last night. After waiting for the UT vs. TCU game to resume after rain delay (did not happen until 11 pm) I had to call it a night early and missed their 30-7 victory over the TCU Horned Frogs, happy for a another win though!!

**NOTE: I also updated the Section under ‘Nutrition 101’ Called Pantry and Grocery Shopping Staples so head over and check that out**


My morning started with my usual Pumpkin Spice coffee (Pumpkin everything) with unsweetened vanilla almond milk and sugar-free pumpkin spice creamer (In my UT cup of course)


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