Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh
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The use of the emotional barometer (another sick post)

Here was one sign I'm not ready to rejoin the working world: the radio started to play Jeff Buckley's version of "Hallelujah" and I turned it off because I got worried I would cry.

It took me a long time to realize that when I'm sick, my emotions get hyped, and feel a little more extreme. Me already being a fairly intense person perhaps disguised that, but it finally dawned on me one time in 2006 when I felt really, really sad one afternoon and was grossly sick by that evening. (You don't want to hear that story. Really, you don't.)

So while I'm no longer sneezing or feeling contagious, I do feel wobbly. Emotionally as well as physically. It's a bad idea to work under those circumstances, even in jobs that don't require heavy lifting.

Okay. I've let my office know. Time to eat breakfast (soup), go back to bed, and (I hope) feel ready to go back to work later.
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