No Work

I feel like a total loser most of the time. I hate every job I take to the point it disgusts me. I want to take a chance on doing what really want, but I need to work until then. I need money. I need to survive. Yet, I just end up so mentally and emotionally exhausted that I can’t work on anything else after. … Continue reading No Work

Professional Ethics Violated

Many years ago, while a student journalist, I wrote a three-part series on student suicide. I did extensive research and interviewed several mental health professionals including college counselors. I was having trouble finding people to interview who had attempted or contemplated suicide and the deadline was rapidly approaching. Rather than abandon a good story, I fabricated quotes from fictitious suicide survivors. The really bad part … Continue reading Professional Ethics Violated


I’ve lied to everyone about my job. I’ve lied to get out of doing a job by telling people my mom is really ill. My friends & fam keep asking me how my job is going & I tell them I’m enjoying it. I’ve cast such a massive web of lies & I can’t keep up with myself. I feel terrible I’ve used my mom … Continue reading Lies