I'm waiting for news that will either be bad or worse. About my job, whether I still have one, and how I'll be leaving. Right now I'm on leave without pay and it's killing me emotionally. October will be wrecked financially. I may not be eligible for unemployment, too.

Adulting fucking sucks.

Somehow, I am in Real Trouble. I made a rookie mistake (according to the lawyer I consulted), got a smackdown by the State, and now I can't do most of my job duties. I don't know what's going on, if any of the higher-ups have discussed options, and the uncertainty has driven me into previously uncharted severe anxiety waters. My future in my field may even be in some jeopardy.

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None of this is helped by the fact that Mr GV is way depressed because his mother is undergoing chemo for breast cancer and now he has two serious situations where he feels helpless. We are quite a pair.

So, send gifs, stories about rising from the ashes, stupid jokes, anything to distract.