Monday I finally got work after a month. It was a two day construction job. I got paid on monday. I was so happy. I didnt have to eat at the homeless shelter. It was 60 degree beautiful day in february. I went and ate at the asian buffet. I ate the first good meal in a month. I felt euphoria after eating that big meal and knowing i had a little money in my pocket. My heart was beating fast from the euphoria and I couldnt sleep that night. Tuesday came around and i spent all my remaining money on food and a hotel room so i could take a shower and not sleep in my car for one night. Now its thursday and I have no money. Theres no work right now. i had 2.99 left on my card this morning. I bought a small bottle of vodka. I wish I had five more dollars so i could go to the bar tonight and get one beer just to be around people. Im very lonely and the loneliness gives me a panic attack. I might have had five dollars in scrap metal but i drove to the scrap yard and they had the door closed.It may have been closed because its cold but i thought it would be too awkward to go up there and knock in case they were on lunch break or something.
Have you no welfare programs where you live? What happens when you run out of gas?
I sleep in a 24 hour grocery store parking lot and I only drive to move my car to another strip mall so i only drive about 2 miles a day max. So if i put 10 dollar in gas it will last weeks. Usually itll go no longer than three weeks without work at the day labor place so i normally dont run out of gas. When you say welfare do you mean unemployment?
No, I mean disability. You have been diagnosed, right?
What about food stamps and programs for homeless?
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