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originally posted by: FinallyAwake
I set wanted to spare a thought for those on lockdown who don't have access to a garden. It's sound trivial, but the thought of being confined to an apartment block with mental illness sounds horrifying to me. ☹️
originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: Hefficide
Our son has a Switch, but he spends less time on it than you might think. He prefers active play by far.
He has Minecraft and Smash Bros and stuff, but he still prefers to just get outside and run wild with his friends. Some of them prefer to sit inside on their consoles all day, but not ours.
originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: toolgal462
I shopped yesterday and forgot coffee, and salt and now I see we need cat food.
Oy... I'm used to just going when I want to.
originally posted by: BoscoMoney
I hope today we are able to keep our minds out of dark places. Keep them active and creative. Talk to the people you love, no matter how furry they are I know that for some that is easier said than done. I know that well. I believe that hope is always the last thing to die, despite a lifetime of hopelessness. I have to try again today...or I might as well be one of the dead. The only thing I can contribute today is that. A little hope.
Please, take care of yourselves, and maybe provide a little hope today for those who look into your eyes looking for it.
originally posted by: Bluesma
a reply to: FinallyAwake
It really sucks.
Right before this lockdown, I got super sick for a while. I went through 3 days of such high fever I was delirious and drifting in and out of sleep. I might have had the Corona virus, my boss had just come back from Asia and caught something on a plane from the Philippines to Japan, coming back to work sick. The news of this virus had just started to come out at the time, and though we joked it could be that, nobody took it seriously yet.
But during that time I was sick, I had the awful realization that I could die in my appartment and nobody would know. It would only be months later when the neighbors complained of the smell that I might be discovered.
Living alone in an appartment (and not having family in touch) has that weird mix of feeling extremely close, yet extremely cut off from others.
People putting up pictures on Facebook of them lounging in their backyards in the sun sort of pisses me off.