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To the People Who Think I’m Lazy…

You never know what other people may be dealing with, and what you might judge as someone being ‘lazy’ is really them prioritizing their conditions.


I stayed in bed all day today, but that doesn’t make me lazy.

I haven’t done the dishes in a while, but that doesn’t mean I’m a slob.

I ordered take-out every day this week, but it’s not a luxury.

I didn’t shower this morning, but it’s not because I’m “gross.”

I didn’t text you back last night, but it’s not because I don’t care about you.

I can’t keep a full-time job, but that doesn’t mean I’m not ambitious.

I didn’t hand in those assignments on time, but that doesn’t make me a procrastinator.

I cancelled our plans last-minute, but I wasn’t trying to be rude.

I took the elevator up one flight, but I absolutely had to.

I’m not lazy… I’m just managing my life the only way I know how.

And I’m not going to apologize for that.

I’m not mad at you for judging me,

but I do want you to understand: I’m just doing the best I can.

We all are.

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