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Noticed not much activity here, but hoping/trying for help anyway!

I never had a problem eating until now, in fact most of my life, I overate. I went on WW and did really well, lost 40 pounds, ate healthier. Then my mental issues son got arrested for failure to appear from 3 years ago and I can't eat. Food tastes terrible and I feel like I'm about to throw up. I keep losing weight and I don't want to or need to anymore. In fact, I've started eating more sweets because I tolerate those better and it's a lot of calories. If I lose 5 more pounds, nothing at all will fit me and my pants will be falling off. The skinniest clothes I have are almost too big now. It's not that I am too skinny right now, 139 and 5-1/2 ft tall isn't too thin. But I NEED TO EAT.

I had an initial appt. with a counselor, but don't have a next one until over a week and she's out of the office until then.

Does anyone have any ideas of what could help to increase an appetite when someone is very stressed/anxious? I hate feeling so emotionally strung out all the time since his arrest, but know this isn't his first rodeo and he's gay and injured and has mental issues and won't take care of himself. I wish I knew how to disassociate from this!

Florida early voting reduced to 10/24 - 10/31 - be aware they want to prevent us from voting!

DeathSentence is at it again! The fuckstick has reduced early voting to 1 wee! It started off being 3 weeks over a decade ago, Scott reduced it to 2 years several years ago and now this year DS has it down to 1 fucking week, 10/24 - 10/31. There were 3 weeks of early voting for the primary but only 1 for the general - why is that? Just more repug Democratic voter suppression in action. What else are they going to do to stop us from voting? Be aware folks and ready to fight back.

Later - Sorry, after I got the above information from the FL state website, my husband notified me that counties can add extra days, so in Duval it starts 10/19 - still not nearly as early as we had before. Figures that a FL govt website wouldn't include this important information, god forbid they were above board. I'm sure the information was there somewhere, but it was not on the Early Voting for 2020 page. SMH

How to make a face mask without sewing. Now that masks are recommended, here's this -

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/how-to-make-face-mask-from-fabric-covid-19_l_5e834a20c5b62dd9f5d628e8

Gives different methods for making masks given that first responders need all the manufactured masks they can get. I'm going shopping for cat food in a few and will wear the scarf since I don't have the materials needed. I will still do my best to stay 6 ft away from anyone, but it's hard in the aisles which are only 3 ft apart.
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