Guess it all had to go somewhere...
I've spent most of the
virus time just sort of swallowing the stress and accepting I can't do
anything about what's going on and getting on with things. The thing
about stress though, is you can ignore it, but it's still there. In my
case, I have tourettes syndrome and OCD, so typically it works it's way
out that way.
Through the years I've mentally coached myself to push all the expressions of those conditions out to my extremities where
I can generally hide them from the world and not let them interfere
with my life much. But now coming into my fourth week at home working
for fractions of what I was making WHILE homeschooling three children it
has caught up with me.
My god my joints hurt. My ankles are stiff from nervous tics and
endless flexing. My thumbs feel like they'd like to tear off and take a
Trying to just relax today and consciously
avoid moving those parts of my body much, but I'm not sure how long it
will take to settle them down.
Also, really not going to miss having to disinfect groceries and mail before bringing them into the house.