I stopped writing because I didn’t feel like I had much to say. Laid off from my job, at home all day every day, time
I’m not okay, and I know it’s okay to not be okay, and I’m being patient and accepting of the not-okay. It’s been hard, though,
Yesterday, I achieved the impossible. I achieved balance. I woke up early, as I usually tend to. I worked out. I did laundry. I vacuumed.
Yesterday I over-corrected. My achievement for the day was recognizing it. Yesterday morning I wrote that I’d been unproductive and frustrated about it for days.
Getting sick is not an achievement, but appropriate mind-body connection definitely is. This is true for me in particular, since it’s something I’ve often failed
One of the key challenges while unemployed has been not letting my body stagnate. It was already difficult to make sure my body moved frequently
One of the weirdest things about being laid off is the way others respond. People are, understandably, freaked out at the idea of losing their
I was laid off from my job of 14 years last week and my energy and brain-space are intense right now. I feel floaty. There
Well, hello there, emotions. Unemployment day 3 was yesterday. I knew the feeling of shock and numbness about being laid off would give way to
As I write this, it’s 4:45 pm on Friday evening. It is Valentine’s Day. I’m alone with my cats and drinking my second glass of
It is Monday morning. My house is clean and my body is sore. I overslept and I plan to work from home today. I dusted,
I went and had dinner with friends. It was good to be around people. And yet, the Nothing lingers. It crept in a bit on
It’s one thing to have a logical understanding of something. It’s another thing entirely to experience the emotions of that thing. And it’s yet a
Yesterday’s achievement was I went to a movie. That’s it. That’s the accomplishment. I love going to movies and have told myself for many years
Wow, did I sleep well last night. I was so tired all day yesterday (Monday, am I right?) that I crashed out at 8:30 and