Friday, April 1, 2011

Colds, Pet Soup & Pink Sapphires

Isn't it funny how furbabies can always tell when you're not feeling well?
For the past week and a half I've been super sick and Leeroy and Fatty have been doing their best to help their mama!

Of course, the lack of opposable thumbs have made it difficult for activities like making me soup or helping clean up around the house.

However, Fatty did try to help me eat my soup!

And Leeroy did pick his toys up off the floor...unfortunately he decided that they belonged on my bed! But seriously, there's something therapeutic about cuddling up with your pets after having a bad day.

There is research showing that pet ownership can reduce stress-induced symptoms, add years to your life, and even just the simplicity of petting a dog has been shown to lower blood pressure. Want to know more about the therapeutic benefits of pet ownership? Check it out here.


It is also said (by some pink bloggers perhaps?) that Pink can be therapeutic...in the form of Sapphires. Well, I can certainly see their point *wink wink*. I would feel very HAPPY to have pink sapphires [[honey!!]]. According to Gemisphere.com: "Pink Sapphire brings greater ease, strength, structure, and freedom to your emotional life. The Pink Sapphire helps ease emotional burdens and pain while relieving the sense of being pressured by life’s demands. Pink Sapphire awakens your emotional intelligence, fostering a strong sense of emotional identity and helping you connect with your heart’s true desires." I'm on board!!

Merci to Beverly for hosting such a grand fĂȘte! Be sure to visit her blog along with all the other PINK participants. Leave comments....we love'em!!

30 comments:

  1. Love that gorgeous ring. Now I want one.
    Happy Pink Saturday.
    Charlotte

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  2. That pink sapphire ring is just gorgeous!

    Love,
    Susan and Bentley
    xxoo

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  3. Our pets definitely know when we're not feeling well. My little sortof rescue sheltie is an empath! She comes and lays her head on me in a certain way when I'm not feeling good. And of course if she brought me some pink sapphires it would be even better! xoxo Nancy

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  4. Happy PINK Saturday!! I totally want a pink sapphire now, isn't that gorgeous?!?

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  5. Ah, how sweet to take such wonderful care of you. Pink Sapphires would cure anything that ailed me, for sure.

    Happy pink April lst ~
    TTFN ~
    Marydon

    GIVEAWAY ENDS 4/5

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  6. Enjoyed your pink feature today. It is a very interesting and informative. I never thought of pink in those ways. I trust you are feeling better soon. I would certainly feel like doing a happy dance if I had a ring like that.

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  7. Love the sparkle on the pink sapphire ring. Happy Pink Saturday. Do get better!

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  8. Furbabies are the best. Maybe we should give them sapphires! They certainly are worth that & more. Have a great pink week.

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  9. Gorgeous Ring!!! Happy PS!!

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  10. I am so sorry you're sick. Hope you get to feeling better very soon. My DH has come down with something, too.

    Love the pink sapphire. It's gorgeous, and I think it would look great on your hand... or mine either one. LOL!

    Happy PS!

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  11. Oh I'm drooling over that ring! Have a great weekend, Nan

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  12. Yes they can tell and try to make you feel better...and I hope you do feel better too.
    Happy pink Saturday!

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  13. Great post! You are so right about our furbabies. Now if they will just buy us pretty pink rings like this, now that's a dog!!

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  14. I agree about our fur babies knowing when we need a cuddle and making us feel better. I wouldn't mind having a pink sapphire myself! Happy Pink Saturday and I hope you feel better!

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  15. UMMM... I think I could handle one of those rings!
    hehehee..
    Happy PS!
    Smiles!
    Cricket

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  16. You are so right about having a pet to cuddle with. Love that ring! Happy Pink Saturday!

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  17. Happy Pink Saturday Niki, I agree about fur babies knowing you are not feeling well. I love the ring. Have a great week. A pink sapphire studded collar would be purrfect!

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  18. Niki, THAT is the engagement my daughter has chosen and bought when she gets married in a year or two. It is gorgeous!
    xoxo,
    Connie

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  19. It's so true, they seem to intuit when we need them. What a great blog!! Happy Pink Saturday!

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  20. My little Bailey is a joy to me...and I think that Pink sapphire ring would certainly go a long way toward keeping me happy! Pinkim from TrulySimplyPink

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  21. Happy Pink Saturday...Ladies....another week-end traveling the pink highway....God Bless you and remember to hug someone...only if they want it!

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  22. Wonderful writing. Hope your feeling better, (I have a cold, too, really a drag). I can so relate to your pets, mine are much the same. Beautiful sapphire ring, I could sure go for that.
    Happy PS
    Gail

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  23. Pink sapphires?!?! I'm in L-o-v-e!!

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  24. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment so I could find your blog! What a fun and upbeat blog you have. I have to come back and read more...I'm your newest follower! And yes, my kitty stays with me when I'm sick and I'm grateful to have her.
    Faye
    (wildrosevintage)

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  25. I'm always looking for something to make me 'smarter'! That pug photo in the previous post is hilarious. And good thinking on the gun thingy :) XOL

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  26. how adorable are your furbabies try to help you when you're unwell! hehehe in their own ways of course, I do love the pink sapphires!! i read somewhere on the internet that they say sapphire is a stone for virgos but i'm a virgo and have no sapphires hahaha, i do want to buy one though, when i got the money!! Happy Pink Saturday! i'm following you back! :)

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  27. Sorry you haven't been feeling well, but it sounds like your furr babies are taking good care of their Mama! I started Spring break today, and my furr baby kitty didn't like that I wasn't up at the crack of dawn! ...and my boy was panting loudly(his way of saying it's time to hit the yard)! Anyhoo, thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a sweet comment!Your blog is cute and I agree with you, dogs (and kitty's) are such comfort and give sooo much looove)! xo Debbie @ Cottage Hann~Me~Downs

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  28. Hey, sweetpea. Since your comments don't leave me a return email, I hope you get this.

    How to fold a fitted sheet will be up on a post tonight or tomorrow. Several requests on this!

    xoxo,
    Connie

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  29. Happy Pink Saturday, Nikki. Just look at you getting the first link spot. You were fast.

    I miss having a pet, but I guess I have to accept it for now.

    But, I do believe a pink sapphire would console me.♥

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Merci♥ J'adore your comments & I'll be sure to get back to you tout de suite!