Adoptable Pets of the Week

This weeks adoptable dog is Maui! My name is Maui! I am an older rat terrier mix looking for a good home. I came to PAWS with my teeth in terrible condition, most of which were surgically removed. The workers here at the shelter have been taking wonderful and patient care of me, learning how […]

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Please Help. Advice Needed!

brainyquote for the bad times So I drove all the way to work in my piece of garbage car just to find out I am off today. I commute to work and have been working very hard to save up for a newer, safer vehicle. So I drove all the way home and (by the […]

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Adoption and Loss

Mental Help For Adoptees I won’t lie. When I was younger, I struggled with being an adoptee. I didn’t understand why my biological parents would just give me away. Eventually at age 14, I was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder and Anxiety Disorder. I was in bad shape. All I wanted was to belong somewhere […]

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Be Compassionate. Reach out to those in pain. @lisamb320 I don’t know how to contact you but I donated what I could and I’ve had a hard life and suffered with depression since I was a child. if you ever need an ear to listen or a friend, I am here!

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Sorry for the absence

Sorry for my lack of posts. I’ve been going through some things. First the loss of my beloved dog, Max. Coping with the Loss of Your Pet Then, I was taken off traditional antidepressants due to serotonin syndrome and tics that they caused. I was also diagnosed with Sinus Tachycardia and Left Posterior Fascicular Block […]

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the Beginning of My Life

The Gladney Center For Adoption – The Agency Who Placed Me With My Family I really started this blog for myself. A safe place to talk about my feelings and the like. But I decided I wanted to tell my story. I figure that will be therapeutic as well. And maybe someone else will read […]

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Young Max I cannot fathom life without you. I am afraid to go to sleep. I feel sick. Older Max

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Today was Hard.

Max and I Today was Hard. I’m still trying to find the words. I’m still trying to accept it. It’s surreal. I lost my baby. We had to put my dog down. I’ve had him for 16 years. I don’t have kids. He was my kid. I couldn’t bring myself to say goodbye. If I […]

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Time For A Change

so I’m waiting for my uniform in the dryer…. and all I can think about is how I am dreading the day tomorrow. Verbal abuse of customers for a wage that isn’t livable. Hence, why I started back to school. I picked a business degree because I knew it would open the most doors. But […]

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