My cat has Diabetes

Obi-Wan Katobi. 12 years & 10 months old. Black Cat.

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All people will say their cat is special to them, but my cat is VERY special to me. I got him when I was 20 years old, after a very bad break up and I adopted him to help me through the pain and grief; He was the “Break-up Kitty”. Over the years he became much more. He has endured marriages, divorce, kids, homelessness, 6 moves in 3 years in 3 states, other animals, extended family, multiple jobs, Etc; He has never left my side no matter what my life through at me. Everything had been great with him up until this last year…

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Another loss…

Just recently I saw on my Facebook feed about another suicide; not anyone well known, but someone who does a job that so many do across the country. Her name was Jessica Starr and she was the meteorologist for Fox 2 News in Detroit, Michigan. She was 35 years old.

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Neon Gravestones

I suffer from depression…

This is a statement that more and more people are now admitting to. 15 years ago, saying you suffered from depression was a stigma; you either got the phrase “just get over it” or “just take some medication and you will be fine” or “go to counseling”. Sometimes it made us feel more depressed or have more anxiety because we felt we shouldn’t be allowed to feel this way and because we do there must be something wrong with us. This is where the next thing comes into play… Suicide.
I have blogged about suicide before and have used Twenty One Pilots music as a way to express certain things, but after the new album came out and i heard Neon Gravestones, I felt i had to express more on just how Suicide is a real issue that i don’t think we fully understand.

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