I think you all know by now that Tinkle is the love of my life. I have written quite a few things about her in my posts, and elsewhere on this website, but have never told this amazing story to anyone other than my sister.
About 10 months ago I was going through a really bad time with my diabetes. My sugar levels were way out of control - somedays registering as high as 22 (should be 5-7). I was always falling to sleep during the day and poor Tinkle would wait patiently for me to wake up. One day, I awoke to her standing on my lap and literally throwing her paws into my chest. I was very groggy and felt as though I had been sleeping for hours, but the clock told me that I had been out of it for about an hour or so. It took me some time to rally and inside my mouth was hot and dry. I firmly believe that I had experienced a diabetic attack of some kind and she had realised that she needed to bring me around pronto. She had to work very hard as she was only around 6kg (approx 13lbs) and I'm not a small person by any means. Without being melodramatic, I think it's pretty safe to say that I may not be here today if it had not been for my darling baby girl.
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For all the joy you've given me,
For the glory days gone by,
My best and final gift, my baby,
I give you wings to fly.