June 1, 2020

My life as a series of Seinfeld moments

You know how over-the-top each character is and how exaggerated their reactions are? That’s me now.

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1. When it’s time to move from my desk to my bed for afternoon work hours

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2. How I feel during weekly team meetings (there is a reason my camera ‘never works’)

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3. Every time my manager tells me how integral maintaining structure and routine has been for them

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4. Looking at the ‘100 squats a day’ challenge my friend sent me

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5. My reaction every time something minor goes wrong (forgetting my charger in the other room, for example)

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6. My reaction every time something of actual importance goes wrong (for example, lockdown 5.0 or whichever version we’re on now, the draft rules for the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, the cyclone, and freshly added to the mix: locusts)

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7. On the rare occasion that all my friends on the group chat answer the video call

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8. Entering my 50th twitter argument like

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9. Listening to my friend/colleague talk about how many things they have managed to achieve during the lockdown

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10. When I convince said friend/colleague to stop being productive and binge watch a TV show with me instead

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11. Reading about New Zealand opening up again after discharging their last COVID-19 patient from hospital

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12. Being reminded that it’s probably because they have a woman running their country

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