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Over the weekend we compete at the Incrediprep agility cup. Bilbo & I were 4/4 and placed 1st 3/4 rounds. We were the overall 12″ champions! So proud of my hobbit! Standard: Jumpers: Hybrid: Finals:Continue Reading
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey As I sit here, reflecting back the World Agility Open, my first international event, I am overwhelmed by the flood of emotions. How can one describe something that has touched their soul? I have written before about my Cushing’s disease, and the tumor that caused it. I’ve relived the moment […]Continue Reading
“This Dream Chose Me” The Happy Thoughts Agility crew has arrived and settled into our hotel in England! It was a heck of a trip! Seven hour flight followed immediately by a seven hour drive from Paris to England was intense. David and I weren’t able to sleep much in our travels, so needless to say we were […]Continue Reading
“Once you have a baby, your dogs will just be… so much less important.” Ever since David and I got married I’ve been told this over and over in one form or another. People said it with such conviction. Such self assuredness. In such a way that there was no way that it wouldn’t […]Continue Reading
I’ve been wanting to write this post for a while. I’ve been running agility since day 1 of my pregnancy. And, I’ll be honest, it hasn’t been easy. I searched the internet for other agility enthusiasts that had been through the same thing. I know there’ve probably been tons of women who run agility while pregnant…. […]Continue Reading
As many of you know, the Happy Thoughts crew has a lot of wonderful adventures in store for us in the new year. We not only made the World Agility Open team and the European Open team, but we get to travel to Europe! This will be my first time to visit Europe and one […]Continue Reading
A magical whirl wind doesn’t even begin to describe my U.S Open experience. This was our first non-AKC national and I wasn’t sure what to expect. I certainly didn’t expect to fall head over heels in love with the event and become so enthralled by it that I plan on attending it every year from […]Continue Reading
Today marks the two year anniversary of the surgery that saved my life. Over the last few days my mind replays that whirlwind of a fearful time. I just can’t help it; I’m not sure September 18th will ever pass by without mental flashbacks. So, I write about it. It helps get it out of […]Continue Reading
“DON’T BEND; DON’T WATER IT DOWN; DON’T TRY TO MAKE IT LOGICAL; DON’T EDIT YOUR OWN SOUL ACCORDING TO THE FASHION. RATHER, FOLLOW YOUR MOST INTENSE OBSESSIONS MERCILESSLY.” -Franz Kafka Bilbo & I had the chance to go on an amazing adventure to the EO development camp at Canine Sports Zone in Madison, WI. It was […]Continue Reading