Postcards from the Bleeding Edge
Thursday, May 29, 2003

 

Just keep on breathing



Just after that blog entry... SBC called and gave me the weekend to pay the ISDN bill.

My Net connection is the intravenious drip, my external memory, my voice of self, that keeps me functioning. I'd characterise myself as a net junkie, but it's more co-dependent than that.

I've got enough dough for food and shrink... not net, not right now.

I pulled the covers over my head. Sometimes, on the edge of sleep, I feel my breathing stop, but I was too tired to reach for the machine. And always, it resumes, and I don't drift off. The sound of the dishwasher eventually bothered me enough to keep me from drifting off. The mail came.

I got up. Maybe there was a check there. No. The local classisfieds was. Maybe there was something in here I could do. Work in a restaurant maybe. I found a couple things... Then I got some earplugs and decided to catch up on some shut-eye. Everything will be better after some sleep. But strap the machine on this time...


 
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