Never say Never

I recently went through a really bad breakup and had sworn off relationships forever until I met him.
He was totally different, not exactly the silent type, but he listened when I talked and didn’t interrupt.
He was great company too. We’d go for walks along the beach or through the woods, happy in each other’s company, neither of us expecting too much from the other, just taking each day as it came.
Then he was taken ill.

I was panic stricken. What to do? Where to get help? How to comfort him?
The medical professionals were wonderful.
It was something he’d eaten they said, but they gave him some pills and said he’d be OK in a few days.
Getting him to take his meds wasn’t easy, but I managed and he was soon back to his usual cheeky self.
It was an important lesson for me though to make sure that I put the dirty dishes in the sink, a lid on the biscuit tin, and chocolate was a definite no-no unless kept in the fridge.
Dogs have a habit of being dustbins at times, and those sniffers of theirs get one whiff of something interesting and they want a sample. They don’t read the small print or ingredients list.

Written for Fandango’s Story Starter #33 February 15th 2022.

I recently went through a really bad breakup and had sworn off relationships forever until…


About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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11 Responses to Never say Never

  1. wrookieschu says:

    Ah man’s best friend! Great post ☺️

  2. murisopsis says:

    Hehe! I didn’t suspect anything until having to take his medicine!!

  3. Fandango says:

    You took that in a direction I wasn’t expecting, Di. I loved it!

  4. What a great story! And the ‘hero’? Well it is very hard to resist those kinds of kisses! 😉

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