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Stress. Not a Question.

Not a question. I just need to let it out. I am so freaking stressed. I have sick children. I am stressed about work. I am stressed about not having as much work as I would like and my childcare being more than what I make. I am doing it so I can get work and my bosses can see my commitment to the organisation. I don't think it's worth it. I have a 2 year goal but I am really working hard towards it. My kids are little and now going 4 days to childcare I barely see them. I stress about their lunches, my lunches, dinners, childcare drop offs and pick up, the house work, the real estate, the endless list of to do things. I am so stressed right now that I don't want to eat and I just want to vomit. I am fighting back tears daily and making silly mistakes that are not a good look. I have been up most of the nights for a week with sick and sad kids and sick myself. I am sick of putting on my smile and everyone thinking I am coping cause I am not. I want it to be easier. Thanks for reading.


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Hugs to you, you have a lot on your plate, I hope it settles down for you soon x

Are you sure the jobs worth it in the long run? If your feeling miserable and like you dont see the kids enough, will this change in 2 years?

OP In 2 years my oldest starts school. My youngest starts in 3 year. It is an 8 to 4 job. I think it will be worth it in 2 years. Failing to see the value now.
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Sending virtual hugs to you.
Think about Easter, think of the long weekend and how much you will see them.

Hope your ok, just breathe and only do what you need to chore wise at home! Just take it one day at a time and stop and smell the roses whenever you can xx