How many of these cardio classes do I have to endure before my depression is cured?
My smiles have been fake all day and now my cheeks, in addition to my soul, hurt.
It’s days like this that Kanye West, who is relatively successful in his fields, but still manages to struggle on a very regular and public basis, is the only one who understand my situation.
Somewhere on the timeline, late in the twenties, you make a conscious effort to stop doing the things that make you regret your life choices.
I drink coffee and apply for jobs on the train ride to work. Something about that process gives me a sense of hope and optimism that I am counting on to get me through the morning meeting.
It lasts about 7 minutes. This meeting begins the way they all do. “Are you happy?” the manager asks with her brows scrunched, cheeks raised, and hands pressing into her heart. “I just want everyone to be happy here.” She gestures to a table near the entrance. A poppy seed bagel, a cinnamon raisin bagel, a plain bagel, and an everything bagel, all cut into quarters, surround 2 individual portions of butter, 1 individual
The meeting begins the way they all do. “Are you happy?” the manager asks with her brows scrunched, cheeks raised, and hands pressing into her heart. “I just want everyone to be happy here.” She gestures to a plate of quartered bagels near the entrance. Chunks of cinnamon raisin, poppy seed, everything, something with cheddar cheese on top surround 1 individual portion of cream cheese and 6 honey packets. “I brought bagels,” she says. “Help yourself.”
It’s amazing how much better Monday goes when you rid yourself of people who have high and happy expectations for it.
Will Work For the Money To Buy Food
“Vroom vroom, yeah
That’s my Camry roaring
Think the engine light came on
Now I gotta walk 15 miles to my apartment.”
Special thanks to Bibi Bourelly for my new favorite song/anthem/the epigraph for my upcoming memoir.
“You were everything I hoped you’d be when I saw your hamstrings.”
Starting was easy. I don’t think I’m brave enough to start again.