Good afternoon! I want to thank you all so much for the good thoughts,prayers, etc. for my dog. We went to the vet on Fri. and he had x rays and blood work done. The x-rays were clean! Thank goodness! The blood work was a little off in some places, and better than it has been in other places.
A little bit of a background info. on Buster. (Feel free to skip to the bottom, if you just want to get to the nail pics. etc.)
About a year and a half ago we took him to the vet for his yearly shots etc...his white blood cell count was really low. He had tons of tests done and all were normal. We finally figured out that his own system was attacking itself. Why? No idea. The good thing, was that he showed absolutely no symptoms of being sick. We never would have known if he hadn't had his yearly check up. He was started on a cocktail of meds. with Prednisone being one of them. We went in every week for blood work, then every two weeks, and now every month. I have a love/hate relationship with the pred. I love that it helps his white blood cell count, but HATE what it does to my poor dog. It's caused him to gain so much weight, that he can't do things he used to love. Like going on long walks etc...He's still a happy dog, but it makes me so sad to see him like this. You aren't supposed to be on pred. for a long time. The problem is, it's the only thing that was working. He can't have a zero immune system either.
Well, turns out his twitching that started on Thurs. night is because of the Pred. I'm so thankful that it's not something worse, but it's not good either. He needs to get off the Pred. but what happens if his blood count goes down again?! It's so tough. Right now, his white blood cell count is FINALLY at a good level. Our vet is going to talk to the specialist tomorrow and see if we can slowly start to get him off the Pred. Hopefully, the answer will be yes, and hopefully Buster's blood levels will stay up where they should be. Without the Pred. He also has a gallstone. They are going to let us know what to to about that tomorrow as well. Our vet said that it's very common for a dog to have gallstones, so hopefully that won't involve anything too much. If you could continue to keep Buster in your thoughts and prayers etc....We would really,really appreciate it.
Those of you who've read this far, thank you! ;-) I will get on to my nails now. I have on one of the China Glaze fall polishes today. It's called CG in the City. It's a sheer glitter, but I got it to be opaque on it's own, in three coats. It has black,purple,copper,and silver glitter. Application was great. Even though I did use three coats, dry time was super fast. I love it on it's own, but decided to add just a bit more color to it. I added one coat of CND Effects Red Sparkle on top. RS is a fine red glitter in a clear base.
First up are pics. of the two together.
China Glaze CG in the City on it's own.
Thanks so much for reading, and I hope you are having a great Sunday. :-)