Today we went to the grocery store (Publix) and got flu and tetanus shots while we did our grocery shopping!
We got there only a little after 9AM when they opened, but there were already 4 people ahead of us in line. Luckily we had to do some grocery shopping which took exactly the amount of time we had to wait before getting our shots!
Hestia was PERFECT in the store! Unfortunately Brad wasn’t doing well, so we weren’t able to get a video, but she was heeling perfectly throughout the whole store with no treats and no reminders from me to stay in position. She’s really turned into a great service dog! It’s hard to remember those days when we were struggling so much with heeling!
When we got to checkout, I had the same bagger I had last time I went to the store. This individual said some things about my disability that were extremely hurtful to me last time. So this time when he asked about my disability I was able to say “I’d rather not talk about my disability”. I was so proud of myself for sticking up for myself and not letting the badness happen again!
Then we headed over to the pharmacy and got our shots. The pharmacist was very nice and efficient. Hestia was interested in what was going on! We were happy to be on our way afterwards with two $10 gift certificates for getting our flu shots there!
Brad did manage to get some pictures of me waiting in line at the pharmacy and then of me getting my shots. I got some pics of him getting his shot, too. In the picture I am a woman with long brown curly hair wearing Japanese Chin leggings and a pink top. I have a galaxy mask on that matches Hestia’s galaxy vest. She is a small white and black dog with a smushed nose and googley eyes. Brad is a slight man in a power wheelchair wearing a salmon shirt, a purple hat, purple mask, and green scarf.