Two weeks ago, I started to feel bad.

The stress of the new school year had subsided. A wave of uncontrollable fatigue swept over me.

I was at the end of my rope.


I had to stop, discuss it with my lover.

I was exhausted.

The syndrome of “I want everything to be always perfect” had finished me … or almost.

I just had too much on my shoulders. Office work, housekeeping, kids, new school routines, and so on. I just felt like I was on the precipice.


Well, it took me 3 days to get over it.

It is miraculous.

All I needed at this time was to share my anxieties, my fatigue and to be understood and supported.

It was THE solution for me at this time. And I was not ashamed to talk about it; it’s OK not to be OK. It’s OK to talk about it and to know that it’s the same in other homes … that we are not alone.

Since this episode, I have my foot on the brakes and it makes me feel good. I practice letting go and above all, I do not put too much on the shoulders. Finally, I keep talking, it’s liberating and I don’t care about judgments!

But you, how are you?

Author: Sandy
Instagram: @sandy_fung