The flip side to my ‘I’m in pain’ rant. We make a fine pair. Luckily, we have each other.
Yes, today I am angry. This will not come a complete surprise to my Facebook friends and family. It’s a combination of things, but I suspect the cumulative affect of rejection emails/letters/calls and dealing with slightly patronising and shallowly sympathetic account staff is part of it. I know I’m not the only one who isn’t working, but the system is broken.
Let me tell you a little about what not working means. ‘You have all the time in the World’ you might say, and that is kind of true but I can’t do a lot with that time because I don’t have income. So yes, I could paint the house (if I had paint), redo the garden (if I could afford mulch, plants, etc) or take up great hobbies (if I could afford the basics of getting started). So what do I really do?
After waving my wife good bye…
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