Hello Stress, My Old Friend
Hello Stress, My Old Friend stress stories
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Stress travels with a bag of my insecurities, and comes a-knocking in my mind.
(A repost: now with new additional moments of stress!)

Hello Stress, My Old Friend

Hello, friend! It's me again.

Aren't you gonna invite me in?

Aren't you gonna invite me in? Um, I'm afraid today's not a good ti--

Oh, I see you've redecorated!

Oh, I see you've redecorated! Yes. No, don't touch th--

Are these new ideas?

Are these new ideas? Yes, they are.

Are these new ideas? Yes, they are. How cute. This one looks sooo fra--

Are these new ideas? Yes, they are. How cute. This one looks sooo fra-- Whoops. I'm sorry, darling.

Are these new ideas? Yes, they are. How cute. This one looks sooo fra-- Whoops. I'm sorry, darling. Quality could be better, eh?

Oooh! What's this here? Are we working on some- thing... BIG?

Oooh! What's this here? Are we working on some- thing... BIG? Um. Just some notes for like a small work thing.

Oooh! What's this here? Are we working on some- thing... BIG? Um. Just some notes for like a small work thing. Mm-hmm.

Nothing importan--

Nothing importan-- Hey don't scribble on that!

Nothing importan-- Hey don't scribble on that! Uh-huh. If you ask me, you should change this, this...

Nothing importan-- Hey don't scribble on that! Uh-huh. If you ask me, you should change this, this... Don't throw that away!

Nothing importan-- Hey don't scribble on that! Uh-huh. If you ask me, you should change this, this... Don't throw that away! ...And this.

Oh, goddammit. Look at the mess you've made!

Oh, goddammit. Look at the mess you've made! You don't have to shout. Just trying to help, y'know? Geez.

You really should be focusing on other things.

You really should be focusing on other things. I mean, look at this thing. It's due in, like, a MONTH.

You really should be focusing on other things. I mean, look at this thing. It's due in, like, a MONTH. Are you SURE you have time to finish it?

I'm prioritising. There are other more urg--

I'm prioritising. There are other more urg-- I'm just sayin', a month is not that far away.

I'm prioritising. There are other more urg-- I'm just sayin', a month is not that far away. It's more tha--

I'm prioritising. There are other more urg-- I'm just sayin', a month is not that far away. It's more tha-- Sure you still wanna go for that dinner tonight?

Anyway, I'd better get going. Your walls are too... dull for my liking.

Anyway, I'd better get going. Your walls are too... dull for my liking. I just repainted those.

Anyway, I'd better get going. Your walls are too... dull for my liking. I just repainted those. What's wrong with the old ones? I thought they were cool.

Those spirals gave me a headache.

Those spirals gave me a headache. No thanks to you.

Those spirals gave me a headache. No thanks to you. Pish posh! They were lovely. If I may say so myself, since I painted them. Hehe.

Lucky for you, I brought my special bag of tools with me today.

Lucky for you, I brought my special bag of tools with me today. No... Don't open tha--

NOOOOOO!

There you go! Much better.

There you go! Much better. Just look at you. I knew you'd love it!

You can thank me later. Well, I'll be off now.

You can thank me later. Well, I'll be off now. I'll come by later for a nightcap, yeah? Toodles!

Oh crap.

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