I'm just curious how typical my life is to all of yours.
I also work from home, but I work normal business hours. My work is so detailed and focused that I'm not effective after 8 hours. I hate working overtime, but I will occassionally, or I'll work one day over the weekend. Sometimes I wake up super early and start work (like 5 a.m.)
I take numerous breaks during the day. If I don't eat, I become SuperBitch--I've never understood people who say they forget to eat.
1. Do you have the same kind of day where you're so busy the whole world could fall apart and you wouldn't know?
Actually my life is not like that because I made tradeoffs to get a job that was not all consuming.
Glean, this sentence pierced my heart and resonated deeply:
I also like being busy so I don't have to contemplate too deeply what I may have done wrong in my life, or what I MAY be missing.
I think I have to admit at this point that I have a bona fide addiction to my work. And for that very reason: it helps me not think about the parts of my life I don't like and don't have the energy to fix right now.
And I must append this to my original post: