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Unread 05-17-2017, 10:33 PM   #21
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Thanks, Angelique67. I'd need a new phone for that, because our landline isn't really in use now, so the phone got dusty and dirty, but that might be a possibility. I wouldn't do it with my mobile phone. I'm not at home most days once I get up and get ready to go out, but I don't *have* to go out. It makes life a little more bearable, but it's not a requirement. The only thing is, the house is already hot, and summer isn't even here yet. We can't get our air conditioner fixed until the house is in better condition. But I will look into that as a possibility.
Yes, you'd need a dedicated phone line. I hope you'll think of more options. Sorry your apartment is hot, I hate that too.
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I hate kicking my cats out of my room at night. I want to share my bed with them, but my OCD is too strong. 😢
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I hate myself. I have no money and I won't be able to live somewhere nice and accomplish my goals. I live in a disgusting house and my boyfriend will not let people in to help. It's so hot because we have no air conditioning. Can't get the air conditioner fixed until the house is cleaned. Boyfriend going away in a couple of weeks, leaving it all up to me. I'm so weary. I'm weak. I'm a fool. I don't know how to solve my problems.

I see my doctor today, just for a followup on my blood work.

There are moths, spiders and some other kind of tiny bugs. I want to move out. Have my own house. I don't see how I'll ever be able to do it.
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I believe you will find your way with these problems. Can you stand up to get any decluttering done? And then shower?
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No, I have to get all the trash up and then shower. I don't have the strength to do it every day, and I don't have my shower seat put together yet. Trash still has to be cleared out of the tub, and even though my boyfriend got a bunch of spiderwebs out of the shower, he missed the ones in the tub.

But I'm going to try to start saving money next month. Maybe I can save enough eventually.
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No, I have to get all the trash up and then shower. I don't have the strength to do it every day, and I don't have my shower seat put together yet. Trash still has to be cleared out of the tub, and even though my boyfriend got a bunch of spiderwebs out of the shower, he missed the ones in the tub.

But I'm going to try to start saving money next month. Maybe I can save enough eventually.
That's good, but again I urge you to get.a job, even if it's only temporary. You need to bring money in and then save it. That's how you'll most quickly change your circumstances.
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That's good, but again I urge you to get.a job, even if it's only temporary. You need to bring money in and then save it. That's how you'll most quickly change your circumstances.
ETA: and you will be able to write, also. But it's not easy to get published.
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I know getting published is hard. I'm familiar with the writing world. I figure it can't hurt to try.

Getting a job that won't cause me to lose my Social Security money sounds good, but I have no skills except typing, and I only remember how to get the words on the paper/screen, not how to format it and envelopes, memos and stuff. I sleep up to 14 hours a day (my psychiatrist is lowering one of my meds to see if that's the cause), can't shower right now, can't stand for long, and it would depend on how my OCD could handle it.

We have no air conditioning, and staying in this house is miserable. I hope my boyfriend surprises me and gets the house clean enough to get a repair person in.
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