Thank you all for your encouraging comments. As you say @frenchielove, the dog is the most important part of all these events. It’s awful seeing our normally lively friendly dog, moping around feeling sorry for herself. She’s a wee bit brighter today, and I think the painkillers are helping.
Yes. I’m sure next week will be better - I’m normally a positive person, and when there’s a spell of annoying, expensive or any other unexpected negative things, it’s best just to count one’s blessings and remember there are many people whose problems are far worse than ours. 😌