“It’s nice not having a commute.” = Sometimes I go two weeks without ever leaving our property.
“It’s super flexible.” = I can choose the recliner, kitchen table, or sewing table as my desk.
“I don’t have a manager breathing down my neck.” = I can curse and be on Facebook all I want. I can eat and drink whatever I want while working.
“I get to work in my pajamas.” = Who am I kidding? I don’t wear pajamas! Seriously, I wear leggings and oversized shirts every day - hardly ever put on shoes except to go to the outhouse, and haven’t worn a bra in 17 months!
“It’s nice and quiet.” = I get to stream whatever I want on Netflix and Amazon Prime while I work!
“It saves money on food and transportation.” = I buy way more online than I should!
“I get to set my own schedule.” = I don’t have to call in sick to have some “me” time.
“It helps to have a good routine.” = Where did I put that scrap of paper with my to-do list on it?
“It’s great!” = It’s lonely sometimes, but I can’t imagine ever having to work by someone else’s schedule again.
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“It’s nice not having a commute.” = Sometimes I go 72 hours without stepping foot outside.
“My commute is only five steps!” = Sometimes even that seems like too many.
“It’s super flexible.” = One time I went to Wendy’s for lunch and then went back to Wendy’s 45 minutes later for a Frosty.
“I don’t have a manager breathing down my neck.” = I can sit on the toilet for half an hour and no one can stop me.
“I get to work in my pajamas.” = I’ve had a bad hair day for 285 consecutive days.
“It’s nice and quiet.” = I’m so alone I can hear the roof rats scurrying around my attic.
“It saves money on food and transportation.” = Even though there’s one 5 minutes away, I will drive 15 minutes to the third closest grocery store after work to buy a second jar of mayonnaise if it means getting out of the house.
“I’m able to get stuff done around the house.” = I can unload the dishwasher over the course of eight hours instead of all at once.
“It helps if you have a good routine.” = I don’t have a routine, but I’m sure it would help me if I did.
“It’s great! = It’s terribly lonely.