Cat Therapy = Waiting For My Therapist

Hello, World!!! I have been so high anxiety that my therapist is coming to see me later on today. He is an amazing therapist. Part of the reason he is coming is the anxiety but the other is to meet my cat. Yes, he will have another clinician with him which is I think an awesome idea for ethical reasons. In fact he asked if his supervisor could come because she wants to meet Lil Gertie as well. They are also coming to make sure I am keeping my apartment clean which I am doing.

Lil Gertie has be quite helpful for me in regards to my Anxiety and PTSD symptoms. Its like she has a sixth sense of knowing when I am having and flashback and body memory. She comes up to me and snuggles with me. She woke me up from a nightmare by licking my nose. So she is very aware of what is going on with the PTSD side of things. I love Lil Gertie so much.  She knows when to help me.

Thanks so much for reading. It means a great deal to me. Have a great day to everyone of you. Peace Out, World!!!

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Lil Gertie, My Lil Fur Baby

Good Evening, World!!! I am enjoying the fact that I am a cat parent. Lil Gertie is quite entertaining. When she is not eating or napping she is at my side purring. She has been following me around like a lost little puppy when I am up moving around. Lil Gertie even sits at the door till I get home.

I am looking forward to telling my therapist about Lil Gertie tomorrow. I emailed him about her already and sent some pictures of her to him as well. I am so grateful that I got Lil Gertie as it has she has decreased my symptoms of my mental health diagnoses so soon after getting her. She is doing what she is suppose to be doing.

I need to get going. I am hungry and need to eat. Peace Out, World!!!

 

Spending Time With My Kitty

Hello, World!!! I went to the street fair in my neighborhood again today. I had a blast until my PTSD symptoms caused several panic attacks. I came home in tears and Lil Gertie came up to me and snuggled up with me. She is doing a wonderful job with helping me deal with my emotions.

Now that I am calmed down I can use other skills to help me deal with the unwanted left over emotions. One of the things I did was painted. I attempted to paint Lil Gertie but it didn’t come out the way I wanted it to. That’s okay because a friend of mine is going to help me learn how to paint a tad bit better.

Thank you for reading. Have a good evening, world!!!

Meet Lil Gertie

Hello, World!!! I like to introduce you to Lil Gertie. We share the same name. Hence the reason she is Lil Gertie. IMG_0354

The above picture is Lil Gertie sitting among my puzzle pieces. I think she wants to help me do my puzzle.

IMG_0355 The above picture is Lil Gertie standing by my chair contemplating something.

IMG_0357The above picture is Lil Gertie laying on my chair. Looks like she found her favorite spot which happens to be mine. She is perfect for me.

For my sight impaired readers Lil Gertie is a white short haired mixed breed domestic cat. She loves to purr.

Thank you for reading everyone. Peace Out, World!!!

 

Getting Excited

Good Morning, World!!! I am getting excited as I am planning on getting a cat today. The cat will be an Emotional Support Animal (ESA). Getting an ESA will help reduce the symptoms of my Anxiety, Depression and PTSD.

Having an animal of any kind has been proven to be helpful to reduce people’s symptoms’s of their mental health diagnosis. This is why my therapist has suggested and supported me getting an ESA. I can’t wait to tell him tomorrow about it as well as during our session on Tuesday.

Before I get the cat I have to go to the pet store and get more supplies for my new kitty. I already have food and litter. I just need a litter box, treats and toys. I also need to get a carrier for the cat.

I need to get going as I the excitement as I write this is getting overwhelming for me. Thanks for reading. Peace Out, World!!!

Too Excited To Sleep

Good Morning, World!!! I am too excited to sleep as I get my cat later today. My cat is going to be an emotional support animal. I am hoping that the one I fell in love with on Friday is still up for adoption.

The cat is help me with the symptoms of both the Depression and the PTSD. I emailed my therapist telling him about it. I am sure he is going to be happy to hear about that I will be helping myself with getting a cat for my symptoms.

Thank you for reading and Peace out, World!!!

Looking Forward To Tomorrow

Hello, World!!! I am looking forward to tomorrow (May 20th) as I am getting an emotional support animal. Actually, I am going be getting me a cat. I will be getting the cat from a pet rescue.

My therapist thinks it is a good idea for me to get a cat as he thinks it will be of help to me and my symptoms of both Depression and PTSD. In fact it was his idea that I get one as I kept mentioning how visiting neighbors and their pets has been helpful for me to reduce the symptoms of my mental health conditions.

When I get the cat I will be posting pictures of them. I can’t wait to show you what my cat looks like and what their name is.

Thank you for reading!!! Peace Out, World!!!