It’s been far more difficult to pull myself out of things this time. It sucks that if I had, say, rheumatoid arthritis, I could call out of everything and people would be “Oh, that’s so bad. Hope you feel better.” But with PTSD, you can’t just email your professor and tell them that your PTSD is really bad today so you can’t possibly get to class.
In most cases, when I force myself to go, I do feel a little better. Not right now.
I have more to write about this, but I really need to go work on my ten tons of homework and work-work. My students have an exam on Monday and pre-exam sessions are a lot of work to prep for, especially when my PTSD seems to have completely shut down my brain this term.