Lee's Yorkie, Bougie This post is about acceptance. I have been home and teleworking for over a month now. Had I known I wouldn't be stepping back into the office after my scheduled telework day, I would've taken a lot more home with me than what I did. Yesterday, I was actually able to commit… Continue reading My New Normal
I am on week four of teleworking and to say that it is not affecting my mental health would be a lie.Prior to this pandemic, I had this notion that working from home on a daily basis would be the best thing ever. It's really not. I never knew how important the relationships that we… Continue reading Social Distancing and Telework
I didn't receive my official diagnosis of Bipolar II Disorder until 2012. I wasn't even aware that I had rapid cycling Bipolar II Disorder until some time last year. Prior to that, I had been diagnosed with depression as early as 20. It would come and go, as episodes normally do, and there were years… Continue reading Side Effects
Towards the end of my telework day, I get a phone call from one of the women I work with. I instantly hear my other co-worker saying, "We're all here." All I could think of was, "Aw, shit, what happened, we didn't plan this call." I then found out that one of the ladies was… Continue reading Social Distancing and Bad News
We both knew our marriage had to end, yet here I was at the courthouse, alone, sitting in front of the magistrate confirming that I didn’t want alimony but I wanted my name back. I was so angry at you. I’ve been angry with you. We both agreed, didn’t we? You filed your answer. So… Continue reading Dear Wasband.