56 days. I've been on medical leave for mental health for 56 days. Previous to this the longest I've been off work for medical leave was approximately 1 month when I was in my early 20's, and that was due to a car accident. while on the clock
When an incredibly complex (and far less understood) organ falls ill, and people are sceptical, sometimes hostile about how it’s ‘all in your head’ - a figment of my own broken imagination.
Part of me wonders how many rounds I can go, how many times I can stagger to my feet after getting beaten to my knees.
The best way to describe it is knowing you’re hungry, but no matter what you eat
Grasping pillow in clammy hands Beneath the armor Of my sheets