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Finding our way

It’s been months and months since I last posted here. They have been hard months, but I guess there’s that whole “if it doesn’t kill you, it makes you stronger” piece and, well, I am still here. Life is all … Continue reading

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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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