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From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield


by dogplodder » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:26 pm

Route description: Fisherfield 6, from Shenavall

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Tarsuinn

Date walked: 11/08/2018

Time taken: 10 hours

Distance: 31 km

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Re: From euphoria to heart break - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby dogplodder » Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:30 pm

Hillbeback wrote:She was a beautiful girl and what a tragic end to your walk. And when these kind of things happen we always say " if only we hadn't done this" or " if only we had done this" but we can never foresee these terrible events. You all loved her so much and you made her life so special while she was yours. A fitting tribute and lovely photos. Great to see Jack still going strong. That was a lovely area you were walking in.


It's a fabulous area - well worth the effort! 8)
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Re: From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby dogplodder » Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:32 pm

gammy leg walker wrote:I'm just home from Ben Klibreck and picked up your PM, I'm heartbroken for you and your family. If it's any consolation you gave her a wonderful life in the short time you had her. In a way it's fitting her one and only Munro was in Fisherfield, there's no finer a place to climb your one and only Munro.

RIP Callie xxx


Thank you Willie and thank you again for encouraging me to go. :thumbup:
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Re: From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby dogplodder » Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:34 pm

rockhopper wrote:Sorry to hear that - a fitting tribute and you'll have some great memories.


Memories start off being sore but later they're a comfort. 8)
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Re: From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby dogplodder » Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:46 pm

past my sell by date wrote:What a sad ending to your story


But life goes on. 8)
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Re: From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby dogplodder » Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:48 pm

Mal Grey wrote:Poor wee Cassie, so sorry. Just those few pictures show she had the best life for the few months she was with you.

Fisherfield is a fabulous place, I hope you return to climb some of the other hills, knowing that Cassie's memory will be gambolling happily alongside.


Thanks Mal. I'd love to go back but might be hard without her. :?
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Re: From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby dogplodder » Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:52 pm

pollyh33 wrote:Kathleen, I am heartbroken for you and your family.

Callie looked like she was having a ball in Fisherfields and enjoying every minute of it. And no wonder, she had you looking after her or was it the other way about. :D

Thank you for taking time to write another wonderful report, special in so many ways.

P xxx


Thank you. It was hard to finish that report but once I got going was therapeutic too - and folk on this site are so supportive when things go wrong. xx
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Re: From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby maxie23 » Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:18 pm

So sorry for your loss.
What a lovely looking girl she was.
I have two boy labs just now and have lost ones in the past.
Not easy I know.
:(
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Re: From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby EmmaKTunskeen » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:42 am

So sorry to hear about your beautiful girl and what a gorgeous day you had together there. I hope in time you do go and visit the other hills, maybe taking a Callie-carrot with you too.
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Re: From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby Beaner001 » Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:11 pm

Well done on the walk, that's an epic one that :thumbup:

And a fine dog she was. So Sorry for your loss.

Hope the new puppy is giving you hours of fun and joy.
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Re: From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby dogplodder » Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:59 pm

Graeme D wrote:So sorry to hear about this. What a beautiful young girl she was.


She really was. It's always heartbreaking to lose a beloved dog but when they're old there's the comfort of a full life well lived. Losing one so young was beyond normal grief.
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Re: From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby dogplodder » Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:06 pm

Alteknacker wrote:Ah, that was a very painful read at the end. We also lost one of our rescue dogs after only a few months with us (in a freak accident on a canal where she got sucked into an underwater overflow). Had it not happened I would not have credited how painful such a loss can be. I think it was the fact that it was so untimely, like Callie. Not so bad when they've had a full life, but when it's cut short so unexpectedly, it seems so unfair (as life is for so many folk...).

We consoled ourselves to some extent with the thought that at least for the first time in her life she'd had 100% care and affection. But it didn't much ease the initial pain.


With dogs who loved swimming in the canal I can so relate to that. Just horrible. What helped me deal with Callie's accident was thinking it could have been a child....
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Re: From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby dogplodder » Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:08 pm

tweedledog wrote:So, so sorry. A heartbreaking loss.


We'll not forget her.
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Re: From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby goingforawii » Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:26 pm

So sorry to hear about your loss - tears rolling down my cheeks reading this. At least you had some glorious time and months together.
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Re: From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby Huff_n_Puff » Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:12 pm

A beautiful and moving tribute to some stunning mountains and a delightful dog - truly heartbreaking but what amazing memories you have of Callie and her time with you both in the family and on the hills.

(PS - why isn't there a huggie smilie on here?)
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Re: From euphoria to heartbreak - a walk in Fisherfield

Postby dogplodder » Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:32 am

maxie23 wrote:So sorry for your loss.
What a lovely looking girl she was.
I have two boy labs just now and have lost ones in the past.
Not easy I know.
:(


Thanks Maxie.
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