I already knew Bear was an amazing dog anyway, but he never lets me forget just how special he really is.

Last night I started getting achy and getting the chills and just feeling downright miserable.  I tried to sleep but I awoke about 130am to a very sore throat and my whole body just plain hurting.  I took some Excedrin for the headache and some decongestant for hopefully my throat and I went on the couch to sleep.  Bear jumped up and at first laid at my feet.  I was just so miserable and sick feeling.  I kept dozing off and waking up in pain.  The last time I really woke up I could feel that Bear had crept up and was now laying next to me with his head and one paw on my chest.  I don’t know if it was his body heat, the comfort of another living creature, or the medicine kicking in, but it felt like the chills and aches were just taken away.  I got about a 4 hour block of sleep and when I woke up he was still laying on me.

I hope to be feeling better tonight though.  I can’t afford to lose any more sleep than I normally do!  If I’m sick again tonight I hope Bear will be there again.

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  1. That is so nice. Faith will do that to. She knows when James or even I am not feeling good and will be there the whole time. Very patient. She asks for nothing but Love….Isn’t it great.

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    1. Hey! Yeah it’s so nice! How are things going with him and school? Faith settling down alright into the school routine? Bear and I are headed back for the first time this Spring semester. I’m nervous and excited about making another step forward!

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