You make me cry Steve. Thanks for your support. It means everything to me.
Sometimes stress and issues arise from unforseen illness as well. This can throw a huge monkey wrench into your ability to do your job. I am recovering and will be dealing with an ongoing illness the rest of my life. The illness was not something that anyone could of predicted but has has the same type of effect an addiction can have on your ability to be consistent.
Life and work have changed in a significant way. "The stuff" you mention can be overwhelming. This same issue can happen with a disrupted household. A spouse losing a job with no additional source of income in the offing. Fear is huge and can be paralyzing. I don't know what makes these things better other than rising each morning and being present each day. ~ Janice Walsh Survey: Many Are Worried Sick About Finances
According to a new survey by the AARP, one in five adults say they suffer from health problems because of financial worries, and 22 percent say they have delayed seeing a doctor because of cost concerns.
“Right now people are increasingly concerned about their jobs, retirement savings and simply being able to provide for their families, and it’s taking a major toll on their health,” Bob Gallo, AARP Illinois senior state director, said in a written statement. “It’s a harsh irony that worrying about being able to afford health care is actually causing health problems,” he said. More here.