Tag Archives: stress

It got a whole lot worse last night (I’m done with this babysitting thing)

K’s son’s  behavior got a whole lot worse last night, after my last update.  I breathed a sigh of relief when he got back from his uncle’s house with his Xbox, but then he couldn’t find batteries for the controller. … Continue reading

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Too much Khaos

I had a massive argument with K (who I will now refer to as Khaos) over the babysitting.  I told her that I feel like she’s taking advantage of me and of course, that didn’t go down well and she … Continue reading

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I still have to leave Rochester and the United States, regardless

Despite the fact that moving back to the UK is somewhat of an unknown and I don’t know if I’ll get any ind of support, I still have to leave.  The decision has been largely taken out of my hands … Continue reading

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Another meltdown…

One of the cats belonging to the landlord went missing this morning.  The cat showed up, but I’ve embarrassed myself yet again after snapping at my roommate because my warped brain made me think that she was blaming me (perhaps … Continue reading

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When reality creeps into your nightmares….

The worst nightmares that I have don’t involve monsters or ghosts or anything else that would be considered conventionally frightening.  My worst nightmares are either in the form of dream flashbacks or what I call ‘flashforwards’.   I don’t know if … Continue reading

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I don’t know where I belong (but I know where I truly don’t belong)

I apologize in advance for sounding like a stuck / broken record, but this is how my mind works, tormenting me with thoughts that I cannot distract myself from. I don’t even think I managed 2 hours worth of sleep. … Continue reading

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Another ‘bomb’ from Rochester has been dropped on me….

I swear, I’m not inventing any of this…. My care manager replied to the email I sent him regarding my need to find a new place to live before the end of May.  He said he’d look into supportive housing … Continue reading

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