Anxiety – The Second Phase

A week left in my staycation and two days before my birthday as I sat on my bed in 90+ degree darkness. My spouse is asking me if I want to evacuate as our apartment building was potentially on the verge of burning down for the third time in 12 hours. I acknowledged what they… Continue reading Anxiety – The Second Phase

Suck It Up, Buttercup: Pain, Illness and the Workplace

I am 38 years-old and I still palm my tampons to hide them when I go to the bathroom at work. When I go to the restroom I mentally start humming the Mission Impossible theme in my head and go through a whole ordeal of getting the tampon from my bag into hand get to the bathroom… Continue reading Suck It Up, Buttercup: Pain, Illness and the Workplace