Blogging Break

Sorry that I haven’t been blogging in a week or so.  Last Saturday, I had to put my 15 year old Gidget to sleep.  She had just gotten old and I needed to do it.  Not easy, but necessary!  This has been the longest, most emotional week! I really haven’t felt like doing much of anything and school has been a wonderful distraction from thinking about her.  I’m still lucky enough to have her adopted sister at home, so I still have another cuddly 15 year old dog to come home to each day! 🙂  I’m going to get back to posting regularly soon, but I wanted to take some time off to say goodbye to my Gidget–I’ve had her since I was a junior in college!  It’s like losing a member of the family and I keep seeing and hearing things that remind me of her. 🙂  Such a sweet dog she was! 🙂

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Kristen 🙂

About Kristen Poindexter

I am the 2014 National Shell Science Teacher, 2014 PAEMST Awardee for Science, and a Kindergarten teacher who blogs about my adventures in teaching!

Posted on September 16, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. I am so sorry, losing a pet is really hard, hang in there. It’s been over two years and I still have bad days. Keep those memories close to heart. Thinking of you during these really hard times.

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  2. I’m so sorry, Kristen. I how so well how you feel. We had to put our 14 year old dog (sweet, sweet Bailey) to sleep last September. It truly is a selfless, merciful act – but heartbreaking nonetheless. Sending prayers to you!

    Amy
    Happy Teacher Heaven

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  3. I am so sorry to hear about your sweet dog. Let me know if there is anything I can do. My thoughts and prayers are with you. 🙂

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  4. Awww, Kristen,I’m so sorry! I have 2 girl kitties (litter mates) who are 15 now, and I cherish every minute with them, because I know I won’t have them forever.

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  5. My heart feels your sorrow. We recently lost our beloved Golden Retriever after 15 years. He was our first baby. You are in my thoughts during this difficult time.

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  6. Kristen, My sincere sympathy to you. She looks so sweet, like an angel. A preschool teacher who loves your website. Karen Lutz

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