This last month has been so bloody hard on me. The first rental fell through as it was a damp cold basement, the second the landlady changed her mind. In the process I lost $1050 in fees, deposits etc.
The job got delayed for three months. I've sent out tons of applications, called in on places, tried freelance and been living off the rapidly dimishing savings. And now this: Emergency visit to the vet while we’re up near Eastport, Maine, waiting for them to open. My money is screwed. Rosie will be fine but she got a tad mouthy with a porcupine. Her face and feet are covered in spines, too many for me to take out, she’s in pain. And $328 later, she's asleep in the van.
I can’t do this alone. I’m scared to see how much is left in my bank account. Not much.
I have a rental set up for July 21st, finally found one that will take three pets. It costs $750 month and with a first, last, and another chunk as deposit for self and pets. I need to come up with that in the next few weeks. I can take care of the vet bill hopefully, and the rent but can you help me cover the other deposits? By July 21st, I need to pass on $2250. Work is coming in, a job in a café for now, TJ’s in October. In September the FAFSA loans for school come in and I can use some of that to cover costs hopefully. In the meantime, I’m broke. It’s cheaper to live in the van and drive around Maine than to find a camping site near Montpelier but this rental came up and I have to grab it.
Right now, we’re living in the camper, wandering around, out in the boonies. I’m off-line mostly, but this, for this, I had to find a town, a vet, and a library while I work out how to do this financially.
Please help me cover the deposits. I can pay you back when we move out. Hey, I’ll dedicate the next book to you all. Sketch you cartoons of your pets...The deposit will come back and I can pay you back. I will.
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