I went back to work teaching at my community college this semester after having had major surgery in December. The surgeon says I won't get my energy back to normal until 6 months post op.
This week I've had disrespect from 2 students in situations I was able to cope with fine while at work, but that left me carrying a lot of stress home. It triggered my PTSD, so I've have trouble with insomnia, one of my usual symptoms, and with dissociating, my other usual.
I confided in my best friend here at DS and that's been a big help, but I thought I might cast my net wider for support here, too, to get through the work stress better in the next few days. Any support is truly welcome.
PS-This week has made me look forward to retirement. Just 2 more years....
I’m trying really hard to move forward in a new relationship. The guy (who I’ve been with for just over a year) that I’m with and I are very happy together.. aside from lately, even though we’re moving in together to a place to ourselves without out current roomate in a week. I’ve been going through a bit of of depression.. and having been having feelings of extreme low self worth come...