Because I love you, I see what is happening to you, as an empathetic person.
Tre L. Loadholt

Thank you, Tre! When/as everything went up in flames (Pouch, the election, everything else), I thought, ‘ok, I can hang in there and be helpful with this until I leave (Monday!!). I can hang in there till then! And then I’ll go and forget everything for a hot minute and come back fresh!’

I knew I’d need time to let myself melt and be nothing. But I didn’t think it would hit me this hard! And…gah. Everything was flounder; I felt like I was in a place where being proactive about stuff was not only the best thing for me, but also the best thing I could give to people around me. And, I was, in that place, for many days. Being productive about stuff enabled me to sidestep convos that would have sent me over the edge for sure.

But…I’m wearing thin a little before I’d hoped (Monday!!!!! Almost there almost there). I can feel it. So yes, absolutely, I have to disengage a little bit here and there as needed. Yes. I need to sync up. ❤️❤️❤️

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