Scrappy:  What are we doing?

Scrappy: What is it we’re doing again?

Lilah:  WE aren't doing anything!

Lilah: WE aren’t doing anything!

Scrappy:  Are you talking to me?

Scrappy: Are you talking to me?

Scrappy:  Please may I stay?

Scrappy: Please may I stay?

Scrappy:  Maybe she won't notice me.

Scrappy: Maybe she won’t notice me.

Scrappy:  What is it we're doing again?

Scrappy: What is it we’re doing again?

Lilah:  We're sitting!

Lilah: We’re sitting!

Scrappy:  Sitting.  Got it.

Scrappy: Sitting. Got it.

Lilah (speaking to me):  Must we keep her?

Lilah (speaking to me): Must we keep her?

Scrappy (speaking to me):  Are we still sitting?

Scrappy:  This sitting thing sure can make a girl sleepy.

Scrappy:  Lilah, are you sleepy?

Scrappy: Lilah, are you sleepy?

Lilah:  Perhaps.

Lilah: Perhaps.

Scrappy:  Should we take a nap?

Scrappy: Should we take a nap?

Lilah:  Perhaps.

Lilah: Perhaps.

Scrappy:  Lilah, do you sleep sitting up?

Scrappy: Lilah, do you sleep sitting up?

Scrappy:  Are you sleeping? Lilah:  (silence) Scrappy:  Lilah?

Scrappy: Are you sleeping now Lilah?
Lilah: (silence)
Scrappy: Lilah, are you ignoring me?

Scrappy:  Was it something I said?

Scrappy: Was it something I said?

And the story continues…

Flash forward one week ~ February 3, 2013

Scrappy:  Lilah Lilah:  Yes, Scrappy Scrappy:  I get it.

Scrappy: Lilah
Lilah: Yes, Scrappy
Scrappy: I get it.

Lilah:  Ok, you can stay

Lilah: Alright, you can stay

Flash forward a year or two.  Scrappy Thyme is a handful.  What were we thinking?!! Lilah upped her game and kept up for a while.  Since I first shared this post, Lilah has slowly lost almost all sight.  Yet still continues to bound out of bed on most days and dodges obstacles like a champ.

 

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