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Five Days of Fear

Sooner or later, it eats you up
and you’re rolling out of bed at three in the morning
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Earlier this month I found out that one of my friend’s husband has cancer. Throat cancer. And he’s a musician.

Sunday I found out that another friend and his wife are having complications with her pregnancy. 230 more words


I feel like my life is a disaster. I’m shaking, staring into the eyes of my fate because of all that has happened to me. I feel death is approaching me. 327 more words


Culture of fear around sickness absence

Punishing teachers for taking sick leave is not the answer to dealing with absence caused by work-related stress.

Instead, employers should look urgently at tackling the stress and anxiety which are among the main causes of teacher sickness absence, and not create a “culture of fear around the issue”. 147 more words


Cell Phone Tutorial Needed...

I’m thinking the manchild needs a cellphone tutorial.  I know, I know, technically he knows a million more tricks and tips and how to’s on the old cellular than I do, and I’m usually the one going to him saying ‘hey manchild, what does this do?’  But I still say he needs a tutorial.   842 more words