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She-Ra Princess of Power!

 Yes...this is what we named our new daughter! Isn't she adorable! She's a 7 week old chihuahua. We are wondering if she might be long-haired or wire-haired. We met the mom, but don't know what the dad looks like. She is so tiny at 2.2 pounds! I had to buy her a "toy" sized collar!

There's a big difference from She-Ra to our 20 lb. dachshund, Samson.

He of course is adorable also, and our first child. He is not, however, adapting to this new change very well. He is 4 yrs old and set in his old man ways. He almost acts like he is scared of her. She likes to play and bite him on the ears and tail and Samson just sits there. She tried to take his toy yesterday and he bit her! It wasn't bad enough to draw blood or anything, but that's still a big no no! We are praying he will adapt and become friends with her. Otherwise, I'm not sure what we will do...

On another note...this heat is killing my running program! It stinks having to wait till 8 in the evening to run. If you miss it by just a few minutes, then it's too dark to go running. I don't have a neighborhood to run in, or even a local park that is safe at night. My husband doesn't want me running at night either, so I'm very limited. The morning workout has never really worked for me, because if I wash my hair after my workout, it takes 4 hrs for it to dry! I have very thick, curly, long hair and I can't blow dry it, because it just makes it incredibly frizzy! So I have the option to either workout in the evening, or go to work with my hair wet.  So far, neither of these options are really working. Looks like I need a new plan!


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