The Many Jobs of Kat

What jobs have you had?

I’ve worked as a teacher’s assistant, cashier, retail, social work, customer service, but mainly in the administrative/clerical field. Because it’s easy and I get to sit on my ass for 8 hours per day.

Having It All

What does “having it all” mean to you? Is it attainable?

Having it all means to me is having peace of mind and enough money to live comfortably. We live in a culture that encourages people to work themselves to the bone but that comes with stress and I’m not living a stressful life for material gain. I just want to wear pretty dresses, smell good, and eat fried catfish once a week. For me it’s been attainable but I don’t know for others. Being diagnosed with a disability almost three years ago has me looking at life through a different lens so my perspective is going to be different.

Sadness, Grief, Anger

How does death change your perspective?

The month of February will never be a good month for me because the anniversaries of the deaths of my brothers are this month. My brother Randy died February 7, 1994 and my brother Larry died February 10, 2020. My mother gave birth to three children and I’m the only one left. And although I’m surrounded by love, I feel so alone.