@our favorite cafe on Alii Drive just before the dog bite.
Gen and I like to walk to a cafe in Kona (Daylight Mind Coffee) on Alii Drive on the ocean from our house (hillside of Hualalai Mountain) as often as we can. It is our favorite thing to do, working with a cup of coffee: checking mails and writing or translating articles. This happened on the way home this Thursday.
A dog bit me.
I was aware of two dogs always barking when we pass by that house, but they had never come out of the house (they were without leash). So I used to think, "How well trained watch dogs they are!".
But not this Thursday morning.
Right after I passed the house maybe 20 feet away, one of the black dogs came running at me and bit my right calf. It happened in seconds without my notice as I was feeling totally safe and relaxed walking by as those dogs never came out of the gate before. I later learned that the owner put them a special collar that gave them a shock when they went beyond the set distance (so, obviously it did not work that morning).
I was shocked and in pain, but the dog went away after one bite, so I started walking home, until I notice drops of blood under my pants.
The dog was a rather big dog, Rottweiler I learned later, and really a great watch dog I should say, that used to be used as "fighting dog" in old days.
Anyhow, when I notice my bleeding, I shouted, "A Dog Bit Me" to ask for help, seeing my white pants started turning red. It was more serious than I thought...
right after the bite
Then, the good thing was I remember Connection Practice. I just did Quick Coherence.
Something I have been teaching and practicing.
I have been in the US (Hawaii) for 6 years now and this was my first experience of US hospital that I went for myself, so you know how curious I was the whole time. I was observing everything...(not bored at all)
I sat down on the bed, took off the kitchen towel wrap. She looked at my wound, and said, "oh, it's clean and good", so what she did was to apply salt-watered gauze and rewrap the wound with proper bandage (mine was a kitchen towel).
More waiting, another 15 minutes or so, and by the time a doctor came and took a look at my wound, it stopped bleeding and already somewhat dry, but the color around the bite was turning purple and a bit of swelling.
The doctor gave me prescription of antibiotics and I was good to go. I wrapped the wound by myself.
Then two police officers came and asked me questions about what happened. I told them what happened and that I had no intention of suing the owner. I told them the owner was kind and responsible, and agreed to pay for my hospital bill and that was enough for me.
I wanted to leave the hospital ASAP as I knew our daughter and her friend were needing a ride and waiting in town, so I wanted the shortest interview with the police, and it worked. While doing this, Gen (my husband) arrived to pick me up and we left the hospital to pick up our daughter and her friend in town.
My insight kept coming such as not to eat (to avoid suppuration), take 6 more Ukon (turmeric) pills, drink 9.5 alkaline water, green smoothie for dinner, no animal food. So I followed the insight.
By the dinner time, I had little pain, was able to stand, walk and cook the dinner as usual. If there is no pain nor swelling, I need no antibiotics, I thought, and went to bed.
I slept deeply without pain and woke up fresh next morning. The color around the wound has already turned pink from purple and my calf is on the way to healing in just ONE DAY.
Can you believe it?
I always teach my clients and students that you become more resilient and able to cope with challenges in life with ease by practicing Connection Practice. I kind of proved it myself on this dog bite incident. It really worked beautifully.
My surprise was not only I got calm but also the pain went away right after I practice Quick Coherence (copyright HeartMath Institute), and I got clear insight about what to do. Oh, my body says no sugar at all (as it increases infections), this is so important as I love sweets!
AND IT IS WORKING...
What I am happiest about all of this is I am not afraid of the dogs now. When my leg is healed, I meant to go to visit the owner and the dog and become friends with them. I want to celebrate the power of the Connection Practice.
I am so grateful to Rita Marie Johnson, for creating the Practice and kept sharing the wisdom with me since we met in 2006 in Canada at 2nd International Conference of Ministries/Departments of Peace.
I am grateful we have been friends over 10 years to create a world that connects us all.
The Organic Kangen-Ukon (termeric with its oil) I take to keep the wound from infecting is available at AMAZON. I buy them directly from Enagic, the maker, regularly as it is very helpful to have it handy in the house when something like this happens. Contact me if you are interested about the product:
The dog looked like this one, 3 year old female that was in heat: