Avril Lavigne – Head Above Water (Official Video)

Head Above Water

Please… watch this video. Avril Lavigne had to take a 5 year break from performing because she fights BorreliaEtc. It’s powerful, it speaks directly to what so many of us go through… it’s hauntingly beautiful.

I still can’t stop the tears from falling, and I’ve heard this so much I know every word by heart. It’s incredible. Moving to the core.

I’m sorry it’s been too long since I’ve updated. We had Saathee Shadow for over a week, but Matt went to New York for a week so she’s back with her trainer during that time. We will go get her when Matt comes home because now she has to spend more time with me and with us. A lot of her behavior is gorgeous, but there are issues to get to before she gets too old. (She’s 10 months old.)

I can get her to return to me when there’s a cat, a bunny… her basic obedience is excellent.

But she barks. Part of that is her confidence in being with me. So far her life has mostly been with her trainer, an able-bodied person who can give her a lot more than me as far as energy. Only about once a month would she come home for a visit and in the beginning it was 2, 3 days… the last visit was 10 days. Now it will be stretching into being home for weeks.

I’ve signed up for my own training course with a service dog trainer to help with my confidence, an 8 week course. So when I pick her up we will be doing one specific exercise a week.

I’m looking forward to it. 🙂

But I’m also looking forward to the week of quiet.

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