Exhaustive Work:

Thoughts on self care in conversation with a stringent work regimen
October 2017

    This was the exact moment when I realized I had reached a new level of fatigue that was dangerous to my health.

    Waves of warmth and coolness swept over my body. I began to lose my ability to focus on what I was recording. I knew that within the hour I would find myself being picked up from the floor.

    I broke a personal promise to practice self-care. I promised myself that I would to take at least one day off a week, that I would go outside and get away from my computer desk, that I would actually utilize my lunch break to eat and not work as I have been known to do in the past.

    Sometimes you have to make changes in your life to ensure that your mental and physical health are never compromised by the work you produce or your work ethic.