Our Jenny Girl

Today we received the news from the vet that no one ever wants to hear: Cancer. That horrible, awful word. Our Jenny has hemangiosarcoma, which is cancer of the blood vessels. It is throughout her liver and spleen. The vet gives her 3 to 6 months, give or take. It’s hard to say for sure. Jen’s white blood count had plummeted in the 8 weeks since her last blood work, and that prompted the doctor to call off exploratory surgery. She did an ultrasound instead, and she saw everything she needed to see with that.


As you can see, she is still quite interested in enjoying her time with Mom and Dad.


She loves being outside and checking out what is happening!


When she visited Aunt Judy, she got to get dressed up for Red Hats. She loves her Aunt Judy and Uncle Dale!


And nothing is better than going camping!


That is, other than a trip to Lake Michigan!


Or a run to Menard’s. They give treats!

Yes, as a dear friend said today, cancer sucks. No other way to put it. But we should all be so lucky to be oblivious to our diagnosis and choose to fetch a stick instead.

Enjoy every moment, friends. Enjoy each and every moment.


2 thoughts on “Our Jenny Girl”

  1. Diana & Jim,
    I am Pamc from the Rv-Dreams blog site. I clicked on your blog link and was so sorry to see the bad news you received about your Jenny’s diagnosis. She’s beautiful. We went through the same thing with ours, who had osteosarcoma. He spent his last days camping with us. It was so hard to see him struggle to get up into the trailer. We actually waited to long to have him put down. Selfish on our part. He sure left a big void. We are now volunteer puppy raisers for Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) where we raise a puppy from 8 weeks to 18 months, then turn them in for advanced training. Hard to see them go, but knowing that they will make a big difference in the life of someone with a disability makes it a lot easier. We are finishing up with our 2nd puppy. Heading for San Diego beginning of November to turn her in.

    Your truck looks just like ours! Is it a Lariat? Would love to correspond with you. We are going to set up a wordpress blog too. Maybe you can give us some tips. You can email us at pac53@comcast.net.

    Thanks for your comments on the RV-Dreams site!

    Enjoy your time with Jenny!


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