I guess my dog doesn’t detect cancer.

A story of love and forgiveness Two months ago I was diagnosed with large B cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. It manifested as a large mass in my abdomen that caused me pain for weeks before I knew what was happening. My diligent doctor ordered a round of tests, including the scan that found the mass. My friends and family expressed concern and offered their advice. My manager was patient and understanding when I left work early due to the intense, distracting pain. Through all of this my six year old…

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My dog is not a terrible dog.

If I’m being honest, my dog is rather good. It pains me to admit this on days when he poops in the kitchen or pees on a rug — which he still occasionally does at 5 years old — but the fact is he’s a very good dog. I adopted him after my sister and her husband found him, his brother, and their mom running across a highway in Covington. The mom and brother came easily, grateful for their new care and shelter. My dog, in a sign of things…

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