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Blue Dawn

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Name: Dawn
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Hometown: Tennessee
Home country: United States
Member since: Sun Nov 25, 2018, 12:26 AM
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I could use a kind word today....

....because I got a phone call that my brotherís stepson died of a drug overdose this morning. He was such a wonderful young man and we loved him. He was trying to kick his addiction. He had been to several long-term treatment programs and would be sober for a long period of time but would slip back into his addiction again. In fact, I learned today that he had just gotten out of another rehab program. I am heartbroken.

On top of that, I was lucky to get my 2nd Moderna shot yesterday, but I do feel awful today. I could not fall asleep last night. I have a fever today, my body aches terribly, I have chills, and I am terribly fatigued but cannot seem to fall asleep, no matter how hard I try. I am taking Tylenol and drinking lots of water to stay hydrated. I expect these symptoms to go away soon, so I am not going to complain. I am just grateful to have had both shots!

My physical issues are nothing, though, in comparison to my broken heart.

My husbandís young stepson died last year from a drug overdose, so my grief is compounded by my memories of his death.

Life can be so sad.

Thank you for being my friends.
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