Friday, March 16, 2012

Flashback Friday...my birthday last year

With my 9th birthday fast approaching next week (Wednesday the 21st), I was thinking about what I might get this year.  Last year Gammy got me a cool blue elephant.









The elephant was fun and everything, but this is a big birthday for me, so besides the cake I told you about earlier, I asked Gampy for a private jet.  I think he said yes.  That way we can travel the country and visit all of my awesome blogger friends!

I also want to do something really special and meaningful for my birthday, but I was having a hard time coming up with an idea.  And that's when my friend Wilma told me all about her "Stuff My Doghouse" project.


Check out the details and help if you can.  I plan to participate by doing a birthday comment-a-thon on March 21st!  I will contribute a dollar for every profile that leaves a comment on my birthday post to make a purchase off the rescue's wish list.  So be prepared to say Hi this coming Wednesday!

Have a wonderful weekend!  Oh, and don't forget to wear green tomorrow. 

Love,
Payton

PS.  I wanted to give everyone an update on my condition.  I still get out of breath more than I should, but Wednesday and Thursday were great days!  I was spunky.  I had fun barking (mom says I now sound like a smoker though),

video

mildly chomping on a few toys,


taking in the sun and smelling the breeze outside, and of course, demanding to eat an hour before each meal and pill time.  But there was also plenty of napping too so I can continue to get stronger.  I know all of your prayers are working and I feel the love!  Thanks so much.

The 'rents ordered me an emergency inhaler (thanks Southern Fried Pugs for all of the info!).  The vets warned us that the medicine may cause me to seizure and may not work, but mom and dad will feel better knowing that they have something to use in any dire situation.  I have to wait to see Gammy and Gampy until it comes in, just in case.  I miss them.

My party was supposed to be this weekend, but we are postponing it.  I probably wont get any toys since I may get too excited, but I sure do hope I get to see Gammy and Gampy for my birthday.

Suki's mom suggested that I get a stroller to use on adventures and such, so I can still enjoy the outdoors on walks.  I'm hoping that we can test drive one at a local store soon!  My friend Winston has one and so does my man, Mack.  I hope I like it.

Thanks again to everyone for their well wishes and kind words.  Please continue to keep me in your prayers.

19 comments:

Archie and Melissa said...

hi payton!
happy early birthday!
what a specila day is coming next week!
we LOVE the way you are celebrating!
you are a magical and giving puggy!
we are so happy you are feeling better everyday!
xoxoxo
a & m

Sammy and Neko said...

You are one of the pawsomest Pug ever. We love you so much. Please feel better and hope your health goes back to normal. And to your humans, rock on! I am proud to know you care about payton very much.

Sending more juju.
and our human is seding juju to your humans, they could use some stress erasing human juju : )

Have a wonderful weekend, Payton!

Meredith LeBlanc said...

Happy early birthday Payton! We think your commentathon is a great idea too. We already donated to the 32 pugs and sent some toys, but as a present to you, we'll send them another Amazon present on your birthday in your honor.

Have a beautiful weekend!

♥♥♥
Scarlet & Meredith

tubby3pug said...

Happy early birthday, we think about you everyday! I am so impressed with your caring contribution to pug rescue in honor of your birthday.

We may have to steal, or borrow, your comment donation idea someday, maybe for our next year blogiversary

We love the private jet idea you are welcome up here in the big city
Urban Hounds

Tamara Watson said...

Payton, you look awesome! I love the smokers bark, it just seems more puggy to me. Rupert doesn't have typical raspy pug bark, maybe I'll use your video to teach him the proper pug bark. :) I love your idea of a comment-a-thon!

Have a great weekend!

Tamara + Rupert

Punchbugpug said...

A private jet? That would be VERY cool! We hope you continue to feel better every day and you are able to celebrate real soon!!!!

Winston, Kizzy and Tika of Two Cats and a Pug said...

OMP you are almost 9! wow you is not much younger than me!!!

Okay glad to see you are a little chipper and perking ups. This barking video.. makes me feel goods to see it.

Okay now the stoller. GET ONE! I TOTALLY RECOMMEND IT!

I gots one and I luv it. I am having troubles walking cuz I have had issues with my paw. Once Asha goes home I am going to post all abouts my paw issue and the specialist in Washingmachine state, across the border, that I have to go and see!

(maybe throw in a visit to Tuni's on my way!) BOL

Anyways we are also pawticipating in filling the doghouse. Mum and I are going shopping this weekends.


Luv and pugs hugs
Winston

Noodles said...

Hi Payton
I am so excited about your upcoming birthday! I know you can't get excited so I am doing it for you.
I have a stroller. It is an umbrella stroller that belonged to my cousin C. She has not used it in a million years. When we take long walks in the summer, Mommy likes to have it in case I get too hot or tired.
HHAAAARRRRRUUUMMMMMPPPPPHHHHH! As IF I ever get TIRED!
Love Noodles

Southern Fried Pugs said...

Strollers are awesome. Isabelle inherited Quincy's and although she's not a huge fan of it, it's the only way she can go along for walks.
Sometimes human baby strollers can work for some dogs and you can find those at yard sales for not that much treat money. Our friends Barney and Baily have a double one meant for humans that is like a stretch limo!

Sabrina PugTails said...

If you get a stroller, be sure to tell your 'rents that you are non interested in going 4x4ing. BOL Winston!
It sucks that you can't have an exciting and fun-filled birthday because you are feeling under the weather.
Maybe you can ask your 'rents to spend your special day curled up on the couch with you and spend the day telling you stories and giving you lots of scritchings and lovings. I mean, aside from food, is there anything else a Pug wants?
Licks,
Sabrina

moPSY+MISIOber said...

Oh you would be such a lady in this stroller! We we of course comment on you bithday, we also will try to helpand sent some donation in you honor. This is great idea! Please stay calm. We are sending juju your way, and some pug kisses your mom's way. Tons of love PT

Nancy Medina said...

Dear PaytonPuggy, this here is your good pal Howie again. Will you be getting extra special food fur your birthday? Will there be extra? Mom got real excited when she read about your emergency inhaler and said she needs to get something like that for my foster sissy Hannah Banana.
Sending yew hugs!
Mister PeeMan

a boy a girl and a pug said...

Oh boy a birthday coming up! Can't wait to see what you get! Love the idea your mama is doing very cool cant wait to check that out. Feel better and rest up so you'll be all set to party next week.

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Hi Payton- I want to wish you an early happy birthday too! I love to make birthday wishes for furrys!
And I also wanted to let you know the commentathon is such a fun idea! I cannot wait to wish you happy birthday - on that day too!
I am rounding up stuff for the doggy house too,,, Yes,, so many are helping.
I cannot wait to see you in your stroller wheels! I know you will be so cute.
I keep praying and sending healing wishes to you Payton- I never stop.
do you want me to tell you what I wish for you? (((shhhhh secret)))
its that you get to see gammy and gampy and be okays.
i love you
nite nite
love
tweedles

Bunk said...

Early Happy Birthday!! I can't wait to see pictures of your celebrations!:) You are right to think about it already, mine is in April and I'm already preparing for it!

Rumpydog said...

An early happy birthday to you! So where will the donations go? I am so excited!!!!

RebTee said...

We're thinking about you all the time, Payton! And a stroller is AWESOME. My lost buddy, Crabby Uncle Monty had one, and he LOVED it.

Lots of love,

Lola Pug

Gracie the Agility Pug said...

Happy Birthday!!!! We just donated a cuddle bed. Mom had already given a bag of food, but wanted to keep the giving going.

Thanks for thinking of rescues. Hugs to your mom and dad.

Frank The Tank said...

Hi Payton! Happy early birthday! You are so kind and thoughtful the commentathon is such a wonderful idea! Love, Licks, Hugs and Tummy Rubs from Frank xxxxxxxxxxxxxx