First rail racked up before my feet hit the cold floor. Make a coffee. Coffee always tastes better with brandy. Work starts at 630. I'm lucky, I get to work from home.
Make money. Have another coffee, perhaps another rail or 3. It isn't even 9am and I've finished my 3rd drink.
Work is over. Time to get some fresh air. Feeling paranoid and judged by all the people I pass I pop a xanax as I wait for feelings to
Run into a "friend" she comments how fit I look. If only shew knew. Emotions melting away, mental numbness is kicking in. I feel normal enough to have lunch and be in public.
I eat half of it. I head to London drugs for some sleep aids. On the way I give my leftovers to a homeless person. He seems appreciative. He tells me to smile. He gets it.
I finally smile , because I wouldn't have it any other way.
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