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Day 64

Burning Out Again

The last 3 days I've been so unproductive at work - I've been present, but that's about it. My to-do list is short and simple, and yet it feels like such a chore so I've been putting it off for a dangerous amount of time. It's been days of browsing the internet like a lazy child, and I hate myself for it.

Maybe it's a combination of the drama of Honeybun's family, helping a friend cope with her discovery of an unplanned pregnancy and the baby-daddy who vanished, walking eggshells around my parents with every call twice a day, and caring for the home. I'm mentally exhausted. I have no time for myself anymore, and my emotions are already swinging around as I start "that time of month" on Sunday.

I tell myself I'm being ridiculous, and yet all I want is a day or two off of work, not helping someone with their personal problems, and time to just be still. A mental health day of just sitting outside with a book would do wonders - but that won't be happening any time soon.

Hormone rollercoaster has me wanting to just sit in the bathroom and cry. It's pathetic.

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  • Otter Otter
    11 months ago

    It could also be that I haven't had more than one meal a day for about a week - simply because I haven't had the time or energy to. I made myself eat lunch today, but I'm sure it will take some time for me to feel right again.

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  • Bettedavis Bettedavis
    11 months ago

    Otter...
    Just try make that time for You
    Try early morning or late night.Meditate and draw your strength back in
    Life can be so difficult at times x

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