I'm so exhausted after this pandemic. I feel like I'm spending most of my time just kinda trying to cope, you know?
I miss my friends, my family, etc. I miss going out to do things.
My creativity and initiative have been very low. I just wanna go do things and chill.
@pandora_parrot this; all of the ways we usually cope with stress have disappeared or been revamped, but the stress is still pouring in.
And it’s not like I was a model of great emotional health before that. I don’t know how universal this has been, but I’ve been scrambling on trying to patch my issues out of self preservation, which is great, but that’s still a huge energy sink, y’know?
@Leucrotta It really is.
re: pandemic exhaustion
@pandora_parrot Very much agreed. I don't go out or socialize a lot, but spending two birthdays unable to go out and do anything different than I do every week... I'll be so happy just getting to eat at my favorite restaurant again, or take the bus downtown just to chill out and read a book.
Looking a lot forward to socialization, travel, and cuddles again too, but it's the little things that I really miss.
Fortunately only a few more weeks until everyone in the country is eligible!! :D
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