DEATH LEAVES A HEARTACHE NO ONE CAN HEAL....|
LOVE LEAVES A MEMORY NO ON CAN STEAL
May 28, 2013 - April 25, 2023
The day I have dreaded has finally arrived. The love of my life lost her battle with that horrible disease diabetes after one year. Izzie and I bonded from the first night she arrived at our home at 8 weeks old from my daughter's house where she was born. She spent the night with me snuggled between my neck and shoulder all night in the bed. I knew from that moment on it was pure love. We were with her when she was born and we were with her when she passed.
There are sooooo many memories I can't possibly list all of them but I will try to write some of them. Izzie was one month short of her 10th birthday She was 28 lbs. when the diabetes was diagnosed on May 2, 2022 and is only 14 lbs. now one year later. She took daily insulin injections for that year and she tolerated it beautifully. She knew when it was time for her injection and she would jump on her chair and wait patiently. She knew that some cauliflower or broccoli was waiting for her. Izzie tolerated getting her blood sugar checked daily and wearing the censor. That horrible disease robbed her of her eyesight. It didn't seem so bad for her but it was torture for us. She was an angel about her illness. Izzie is the heart and soul of our house.
She is survived by her 2 sisters, Bailee a black lab who is 14, Roxie a pitbull who is 13, her mother Jazzy a small mix who is 11 and her father Joe a min-pin who is 12.
Izzie is the sweetest girl and loves to cuddle. She is very smart, friendly, funny, entertaining, affectionate, a great bird and rabbit chaser and the most lovable dog ever created.
Her most memorable memories are:
My grandson, Izaiah, lived with us for a few years. He would play hide and seek with Izzie. He would hide and she would get all excited and hunt everywhere until she found him. It was hilarious.
Of course walks in the park and rides in the car. She enjoyed putting her head out of the window as most dogs do. She especially looked forward to fast food drive-thrus and Riteaid knowing she would get a treat. Sometimes she even looked for a treat at the ATM!! She was a great bird watcher and occasionally she would get one and she was so proud of herelf.
She definitely is a food-a-holic. She loved anything edible and non-edible!
She could jump so high she almost reached to top of the kitchen counters.
She loved the water and jumping in the pool to fetch the balls we through in.
At the lake, we would throw the "rock toy" way out for Bailee the lab to retrieve. Bailee would bring it in as far as Izzie could stand in the lake and hand it to her and she would bring it back to us. People thought it was a trick we taught them but it wasn't. They did that all on their own.
She loved her Nylabones more than anything. If one of the other dogs were chewing on one, she would lay by them staring right at their faces patiently waiting for them to be done. If they dare turned their head away she would snatch it and chew on it. They didn't care. They were used to it.
My "kids" all got along very well and I know they are wondering where is Izzie and why didn't she come home. I am wondering the same thing.
Now you will be able to eat whatever you want and no more injections.
Mine and her Dad's hearts are completely broken and our lives are shattered. I don't know if and when I will ever get over the unbearable grief.
I love that little brown dog more than life itself and I will miss her terribly until the day I can be reunited with her.
No matter how long we get to love them, it's never enough.
Everyone is devastated.
Be patient Iz, we will see you very soon. I live for the day.
We will always love and cherish you,
Mumma, Daddy, Erin, Randi, Melani, Bailee, Roxie, Joe and Jazzy
We may not be together
the way we used to be
but we are still connected
by a cord no one can see.
So whenever you need to find me
we are never far apart
if you look beyond the horizon
you will find me in your heart.
May 4, 2023
It's been a little over a week since you left us. It hurts as much, if not more, then it did that day. I have so many mixed feelings about your passing. We knew you were a very sick little girl but nothing prepares anyone for this. My heart aches and I want to hold you so badly. Everything around the house and everywhere else reminds of my of you. I'm hoping this heartache will gradually get better but I do not see that happening. Mumma loves and misses you forever. I will see you soon. You are my sweet angel.
May 5, 2023
We brought your ashes home today. It's very bitter-sweet. Of course I'm so very sad, but it is also good to have you home where you belong. At least now I have something to hold and talk to besides your blanket. The house will never be the same since you have gone. Your sisters, your mother and your father are lost without you. Until you got sick, you were the life of the party! I love you Iz and I will miss you forever. You were my sweet angel on earth and now you are my sweet angel in heaven. See you soon.
May 7, 2023
Good morning Izzie Belle. I had a rough night trying to sleep in the bed without you. Everywhere I look I see you.
I miss you and love you very much. You knew that my sweet angel.
May 10, 2023
Sweet Izzie. How are you? I'm sure you have met up with Charly, Pud, Zoe ,Ziggy and Ozzie. They will show you the ropes and love and take care of you until I get there. I really hope there is a Rainbow Bridge. I'm really counting on it to be reunited with you. My heart aches for you and I'm so sad. I will miss you forever. I love you more than you could ever imagine. Take care my sweet angel.
May 14, 2023
Hi Iz. Not the happiest mother's day for me. I have all my other kids and grandkids but I don't have YOU. I miss you soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo much. Take care my sweet angel.
Hi sweetheart. I'm still aching for you. You are the first thought when I open my eyes in the morning (and all night long) and the last thought before I fall asleep at night. I will always love you and I live for the day when we meet again. Take care my sweet angel.
Hi Iz. How are you? Happy I hope. You have got to feel better than you did. If I had known that when I took you to the hospital Sunday night that you would never come home again, well I don't know what I would have done. I never imagined that Tuesday morning you would be gone. I have so many mixed feelings about everything and questioning everything that was done. This is all so haunting. I miss you so much and I cannot wait to see you again. Take care my sweet angel.
May 28, 2023
Happy birthday Izzie. Today is a rough one for me. This is your 10th birthday. I thought since you were my first small dog that I would have you around for many many years. Well it did not work out that way. I was looking forward to having a big birthday party for all 5 of you like I did last year since all your birthdays are so close together. Bailee will be 14 on Thursday. Roxie was 13 in March. Joe will be 12 in July and Jazzy was 11 in April. All I do is think of you and talk to you all day long. I'm not at the point yet where I can smile thinking of you. Hopefully I will get there someday but it's not even close yet.
I love and miss you so very much. Have a great day Izzie Belle. I will be thinking about you. You are my sweet angel.
June 3, 2023
Hi sweetheart. I'm just visiting everyone and I cannot bare the fact that you are here now. It's just hard to comprehend that you are really gone. I miss you so very much. Take care my sweet angel.
June 11, 2023
Hi Belle. I'm here to wish Charly a happy birthday and to tell you how much I miss you. I know you are pain free and not sick anymore but I'm selfish and I want you back. I love you more than you could ever realize. Take care my sweet angel.
June 18, 2023
Hi Iz. Mumma's on her weekly visit to the Rainbows Bridge. I still cannot believe you are here. It breaks my heart. I miss you terribly. You are my sweet angel.
June 26, 2023
Hi Angel. How are you sweetheart? Great I hope. I'm relieved that you are free from that horrible diabetes. Your eyesight has been restored and I know you have got to feel much better. You have hopefully put your weight back on. I'm hoping you are back to the old "Belle" that you were before all the complications of that awful disease. I miss you so much!! You are my sweet angel.
July 2, 2023
Hi sweetheart. Just visiting everyone. We miss you and love you. You are my sweet angel.
July 17, 2023
Hi Iz. It's very hard to visit you here. Even though I am very thankful for this Rainbow Bridge, I get very sad knowing you are here. Thoughts of you still consume my life. I miss you and I will never get over losing you.
You are my sweet angel and I love you so much.
August 1, 2023
Hi sweetheart. Just want to tell you "just luv this little girl"!
My sweet angel.
August 13, 2023
Hi sweet angel. I'm missing you very much and I cannot wait to see you. I want you to know that Bailee is not doing well. She doesn't want to walk anymore and now today she doesn't want to eat. I am worried sick. I know if she has to leave us you will be there to greet her. I don't know if I can go through this again so soon. You are both my sweet angels.
August 27, 2023
Hi Angel. Well another dreaded day. Bailee has passed away. I know you will greet her and show her the ropes.
You two loved each other very much. She didn't know any of the other kids that are with you but you will make sure she does now. I love you so much Iz and we are brokenhearted about Bailee. You are both my sweet angels.
September 12, 2023
Oh Iz. You cannot even know how much I miss you. I want to hold you like a baby so bad I can't stand it. You were my whole life. Everything I did was about you and every thought was about you. Don't know how I will get through this. Bailee leaving made things so much worse. I know you and her are having the time of your lives in some water chasing the balls. I miss you and love you so much. You are both my sweet angels.
Please also visit Bailee, Charly, Ozzie, Pud, Pud-Pud, Ziggy and Zoe Ann Weaver.