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I keep forgetting to take my allergy meds

We're officially in early spring. How do I know? My allergies are kicking in full gear. I bought my allergy meds, I just keep forgetting to take them. I just need to put them where I see them, but I don't think about it unless I'm nowhere near them. I'm horrible at changes in routine.… Continue reading I keep forgetting to take my allergy meds

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Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.Lao Tzu Currently listening to: Moan by Cute is What We Aim ForCurrently reading: Foundations by Isaac Asimov I was thinking today (yes, that was that burning you smelled). So many of us have been lucky in love. Love of a… Continue reading

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“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” ― Albert Camus

I'm finding happiness where I can right now. Work sucks, and is likely to do so for the next month. There's nothing that I can do about it. I just have to take the lumps and hope that things go back to the way that they were at the beginning of the fiscal year. So… Continue reading “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” ― Albert Camus

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I can’t figure out if I’m tired, burned out, or depressed

I don't think it's depressed, really. I honestly think that I'm just so mentally and physically tired that my general mood is starting to suffer. It's hard to stay up when everything around you is just constantly being dragged down. Work is like one brand of bullshit after another with all of the changes and… Continue reading I can’t figure out if I’m tired, burned out, or depressed

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“Friendship…is born at the moment when one man says to another ‘What! You too? I thought that no one but myself…’” – CS Lewis

I miss my friends. Virtual hang outs are all well and good, but I miss being in their physical presence. I miss hearing them laugh. Leaning close at a restaurant because the story you're about to tell isn't fit for other's ears. I miss the hugs. I'm still keeping in touch with as many people… Continue reading “Friendship…is born at the moment when one man says to another ‘What! You too? I thought that no one but myself…’” – CS Lewis

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“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” – Victor Hugo

The world is being gripped by madness. This isn't a secret, we're all well aware of what's happening. We've all watch the number of infected and dead rise every day. It's hard to grab onto a glimmer of hope when things look so bleak. This is a hard time for so many - the fear,… Continue reading “Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” – Victor Hugo