Itchy, Leo and depression

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Itchy, Leo and depression
Fri, 03-28-2003 - 3:19am
I am pretty much at my lowest right this second. Itchy was discharged about 6pm and is home. He is scared and a bit too lethargic for my tastes, but me is as okay as can be expected with all that is wrong with him right now. Normally I would have kept him in the bedroom with me because we just came out of the hospital, but this evening I decided that he would be happier if I allowed him to have run of the house. So I took Leo into the bedroom (since he and Itchy cannot be left alone) and Hamlet and went to bed. About 1:15am I was suddenly awoken by Leo, who was laying against my right side having a grand-mal seizure. I always get so upset when he has one. There is nothing I can do but watch him and talk softly to him in hopes he hears me and feels better. It lasted at least a full minute after I woke before he relaxed a bit. Once it was over I moved him on a towel and took all the blankets off the bed to wash. Then I laid next to him and brushed him and told him how special he is to me.

By the time I took out my notebook to help keep me occupied while I washed the blankets, I realized the date. Today is my father’s birthday (he died in September). Just more fuel for the horrible week I guess. So now I am just sitting here with Leo, feeling even worse than before. I also assume I will not be sleeping much tonight and will be fairly nonfunctional at work later. *sigh*

I am once again feeling like my life is being singled out somehow and just want to have a few days reprieve to catch my breath and lower my stress. I guess I am asking for too much.

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Fri, 03-28-2003 - 5:38am
Oh my goodness David, you really have had a horrible week. I'm so sorry this is all happening all at once for you - it's really not fair. I guess all I can really say is that we are here for you to support you and your furkids whenever you need us.

Hugs, Cat

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Fri, 03-28-2003 - 6:30am
Hugs to you Leo and Itchy!
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Fri, 03-28-2003 - 9:21am
What an awful week you are having. You have to stay strong for Itchy and Leo. Poor little boys. I hope things will get better for you soon.


Leslie (cl-lcni)