Dear Human Resources,
Things have been rather hectic at work. I am the ever dutiful employee. Never complaining, always smiling and seeing the brighter side of it all. I look to my coworkers and say- “we are a team- we can meet the deadlines, no worries.” The cubicles next to me are empty- I keep waiting for the replacements that never come. My job duties have increased but my income has not.
Over the years, technology has shrunk and collapsed the line between my personal and work life. I find myself feeling guilty while I am at work and feeling worse for wear when I finally get home.
I am never really fully anywhere- just a ghost of what I used to be walking through life. I feel this weight on my chest as if a little baby elephant has decided to have a rest. Every Friday brings the dread of a weekend too soon far gone. I dread Mondays…
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