the color pages to start volume 16 were fantastic, as was the ending sequence to that same volume, it had
me laughing. the series had gone a little while without an interruption like that so it was particularly well placed. i hope the next arc has more layers to it though.
if i was to respond to one message then i'll respond to every message. if i do that, then suddenly i'm not sleeping to support time zones +/- 3-5 hours to either side of me. it's unfair and impossible to meet the expectations of everyone i support through my work.
i do work on-call support but generally only agree to that if it's during my workday or if they provide one-way notification hardware. my manager has my cell to reach me in absolute emergencies, but other than that my time is my own and i keep it that way.
when i started this job i promised myself that i'd write down as much as i could and whenever i was asked to work on something. this way i'd leave records of what i did for myself and others and build a personal information library. so far it seems to be working reallw well.
to be clear, this is why i am years ahead of my peers in career advancement. and this is also why i spent the last 3-4 years not working, because i was too unwell to function. i'm only now getting a semblance of my old life back, so please take care of yourself instead.
hi, i'm demi. i have an undiagnosed illness (causing peripheral neuropathy), and suffer from severe chronic pain.
The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!