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Mental Health ๐Ÿง 

Along with Ataxia, I also have arthritis and anxiety. I don’t claim the last two because to me they are minor. They’re really minor compared to having Ataxia, it’s Cerebellar Ataxia, it’s Rheumatoid Arthritis and it’s social anxiety…
I am not comfortable talking about the sad and painful shit I go through daily and alone, so I won’t..yet. But I will..soon. Real SOON.
I never admitted to having anxiety until applying for the dog ๐Ÿถ I didn’t know it was something that serious, so I didn’t talk about it ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ
I think that mental health in the black community IS serious. It is something that is rarely talked about and alot of us view it as weak or less we deal with it alone. We self treat. We deny. We suffer alone rather than seek help.
But in other news, I applied for a therapy dog ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ I applied before and I was denied so I applied again and mentioned the fact that I have arthritis..I forgot because I wasn’t having a flare up and I moved to the next step ๐Ÿ˜€ There’s alot of steps to finally get a companion but want loyalty, no judgement..I want help. I wish to make life easier for me..and those steps seem so little compared to the things I go through on a daily basis.
Until next time..โ˜๐Ÿพ

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