• life with dogs,  sophie

    the healing power of snuggles

    I go back to work tomorrow after having been off since the end of November. I have mixed feelings about this. On the one hand, I am doing much better than I was three months ago and I can actually go out into the world without having a nervous breakdown. On the other hand… I don’t know how I feel about going back to work, my job in particular. Part of it has a lot…

  • life with dogs,  sophie

    a bitter-sweet turning point

    Ever since we brought Sophie home and she was allowed to be crate-free at night, she’s slept on our bed. She never once got off the bed and would alternate through the night which human she would snuggle up to. She’d wiggle and stretch her body in a snake-like manner when our alarm clock would go off in the mornings and get extra cuddles before we rolled out of bed and she’d stay on the…