So I've always wanted a dog and right now my desire to have one is bubbling over the edges.
My doctor ran an EKG and found that the left side of my heart is enlarged. I've gotta see a cardiologist on Monday. Plus my depression has been really heavy this week. It's been rough.
I keep thinking a dog would brighten my life up. But im so busy with school and my apartment charges a ridiculous pet fee. I also have so many bills to pay first :(
Anybody have any alternatives to a dog that would be just as rewarding? Animals give me life and hope, but im not sure what else would help around the house/in my life.
Lately i have become aware that my rational fears cause me the same amount of anxiety as my admittedly irrational fears.The things that could *actually* happen also cause me to be just as avoident as my OCD fueled irrational worries do.i feel like some part of my brain has...i dunno,snapped.Snapped,with a chonically overactive parasympathetic nervous system? Too much always present elevated...
I have suffered with profuse nightsweats that wake me a minimum of 2 to 3 times a night. Ive had my thyroid tested seen doctors. No one can give me a clear anwser. Sadly it isnt menopause either. This all started when I was 40. Im going to be 55 in 3 days. I havent slept thru the night in 15 years. Due to my own research on the matter I have come to belive it is caused from my Complex PTSD.I...