The Sickness

The Sickness came last Tuesday night and lingered until Friday morning. But I chugged The Pepto and slurped soup because this weekend, was Girl’s Weekend. It’d been planned for like three months, and I bet the Universe knew that. Rude

Thankfully I (and one of my friends involved in the girl’s weekend) recovered from The Sickness in time to live it up in the swanky hotel and bustling city for a night. Major props to our husbands who wrangled the kids and sent us on our way, guilt free. I treasure our weekends as a family and it’s rare that I’m willing to give one up, but every now and then, it’s worth it. Casey and Faith know how to show a girl a good time!


“We padded our week with play dates and extra therapies” she said. “Oh the weekend was so relaxing and chill, much needed.” Said She. “The world is so bright and beautiful.” Her optimistic self purred. She was too bright and too cheery, so the Universe smacked her in the face.

Today we’re getting back in the swing of things, scooping up the leftover bits from last week that fell through the cracks, and rejoicing that Summer break has arrived for our friends who were in preschool. Today we spent the morning at the park with most of our buddies and it felt good to all be together again.

So happy to be feeling normal again!

Veterinary medicine

Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in non-human animals. The scope of veterinary medicine is wide, covering all animal species, both domesticated and wild, with a wide range of conditions which can affect different species.

Veterinary medicine is widely practiced, both with and without professional supervision. Professional care is most often led by a veterinary physician (also known as a vet, veterinary surgeon or veterinarian), but also by paraveterinary workers such as veterinary nurses or technicians. This can be augmented by other paraprofessionals with specific specialisms such as animal physiotherapy or dentistry, and species relevant roles such as farriers.

Veterinary science

Veterinary science helps human health through the monitoring and control of zoonotic disease (infectious disease transmitted from non-human animals to humans), food safety, and indirectly through human applications from basic medical research. They also help to maintain food supply through livestock health monitoring and treatment, and mental health by keeping pets healthy and long living. Veterinary scientists often collaborate with epidemiologists, and other health or natural scientists depending on type of work. Ethically, veterinarians are usually obliged to look after animal welfare.

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