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Sun Jul 1, 2018, 02:16 PM Jul 2018

The news is killing me [View all]

All I have is internet. So the news and it horrid tidbits are everywhere. I already have depression, anxiety, lungs are shot, had a stroke in March, watching sick kitty get worse every day. And I am constantly exposed to the horrors that the fuckwad in chief is doing to this country and people. This includes immigrants, too. I just can not stand it anymore. I find myself crying at least a dozen times a day. Old people robbed, children in cages, people suffering, just everything. Can't watch late night shows anymore because the monologues are all politics. I've always been overly sensitive to things. But, it's getting to be more than I can take anymore.

I can't help the "car wreck" peek to see what is happening. It's always so bad. I've never hated anyone before but, I truly hate the fake prez and all his moronic minions. I actually hope that one day soon I'll see a headline on CNN.com that there was an assassination. And I don't feel bad about it at all. The entire country is being ruined. And for what? An ego? Christ. I'm done/

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The news is killing me [View all] ThingsGottaChange Jul 2018 OP
This country has had a good ride in many ways. Your shock at what has happened is completely normal dameatball Jul 2018 #1
Thank you for the kitty wishes ThingsGottaChange Jul 2018 #9
Take a break. Step outside, take a walk, listen or read a book, decompress still_one Jul 2018 #2
Outside ThingsGottaChange Jul 2018 #10
doesn't have to be much, and if you have mobility issues, then open a window, listen to music, still_one Jul 2018 #18
Put a chair outside. Put head phones or earbuds on. cwydro Jul 2018 #20
Many of us feel the same overwhelmed and hopelessness WhiteTara Jul 2018 #3
Nature is my god. ThingsGottaChange Jul 2018 #11
Can you sit outside, in fresh air with a book/nrwspaper for an hour or so? irisblue Jul 2018 #4
Would love to ThingsGottaChange Jul 2018 #12
I second the "watch kitty videos" advice cyclonefence Jul 2018 #5
I do eat entire bags of chips! ThingsGottaChange Jul 2018 #13
I can understand about Calvin and Hobbes making you sad cyclonefence Jul 2018 #19
Baby goat videos as well as cat & dog ones. irisblue Jul 2018 #6
There are lots on youtube irisblue Jul 2018 #7
I DO love to see the baby goats bouncing around. ThingsGottaChange Jul 2018 #14
There were many nights I fell asleep watching kittens, puppies & baby goat videos. irisblue Jul 2018 #16
I totally understand and empathize steve2470 Jul 2018 #8
So hard to get away from it, isn't it? ThingsGottaChange Jul 2018 #15
yes, I'm doing well, thanks! steve2470 Jul 2018 #17
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