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Overwhelming gratitude

There is so much difficult right now– all these financial stresses, a new diagnosis of fibromyalgia from the rheumatologist I saw on Monday, looking at having to leave my long-time therapist due to not being able to afford insurance that … Continue reading

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This is the face of shame. This is the face of desperation.

This is the face of mental illness, I suppose. Last February I had my hours at the job where I had worked for over 9 years cut from full to part time due to being unreliable as a result of … Continue reading

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Still truckin’

Finished another horsie book. I always find it helpful during binge-reading attacks to pick light and fluffy reads for the most part. Short books that make me feel successful and that keep the pace faster. And Claudia Emerson’s last book … Continue reading

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One book down

  Yay for horsie books!   Diversity shelfie!   Support crew isn’t being very supportive.

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Mini Challenge: Intro Meme

1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? East Coast USA 2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? I am all stocked up on kiddy lit horse books today, but I … Continue reading

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Good morning Readathon!

For the next (maybe) 24 hours, I’ll be participating in Dewey’s Readathon. Not sure I’ll make it for the whole 24, especially since I am feeling some very serious “go back to bed” vibes, but we’ll see. It’s always a … Continue reading

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Falling to pieces.

I spent the end of August and the first three weeks of September inpatient again, fighting through despair and excruciating anxiety, through a med change, and developing chronic pain issue that no one seems to be able to diagnose. I … Continue reading

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The more life changes

It’s going on three months now since I left my job as a veterinary technician so that I could pursue full-time psychiatric outpatient care. Add a little 12-day adventure on the inpatient unit (yay I spent Christmas AND my birthday … Continue reading

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The saddest of good-byes.

I ended up having to take Trek back to the shelter. When the behaviorist came, she thought we would have a good shot at success if I could change both Steve and Trek’s reaction to one another. And I think … Continue reading

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Oh Trek, please don’t.

I love this dog so freaking much. He is happy and sweet and terrifically naughty. He’s locked me out of the house. He ate his way out of my tent when we camped out at the flyball tournament. This morning … Continue reading

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