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Yes, I'm asking for help, and it's hard: Rebooting my Life (long) 

TL;DR: I survived a ridiculous run of overwhelming, life threatening BS and need help rebuilding myself to live in the "real world" that I keep hearing about.

I could write a novel about things that have gone wrong in the last decade, so I'll give a still-brief sum up: about 10 years ago I survived Stage IV and II cancers with about a 30% survival chance. I worked full time through all of it. After recovering my ex took nearly everything I owned after we moved to their family home after I lost my job. On the way back to family, my car died and I had to sell it for food/shelter after which family took me in. I have been without work, permanent housing, and income for 4 years. I'm done listening to people who have convinced me that I'm a failure and should just give up and live with my emotionally abusive family.

A while back I asked for help on a kofi to get my hosting costs covered for professional / self promotion, portfolio building, and learning. I'm asking again for funding to get the next items to pull myself up: Educational books, related software, and maybe even a phone that doesn't randomly reboot and hosting isn't bottom tier.

I have a kofi, and while the page itself focuses on my music goals what I'm really shooting for here is getting into InfoSec and/or DevOps.

Please feel free to pass around and drop some coin my way. I'd really appreciate it. ko-fi.com/drskrzyk

Thank you for reading this, donating, and boosting.

Yes, I'm asking for help, and it's hard: Rebooting my Life (long) 

The primary thing at this moment is getting this particular humble bundle, btw: humblebundle.com/books/machine

re: Yes, I'm asking for help, and it's hard: Rebooting my Life (long) 

As always, forgive the missing words and grammatical and typographical errors. One of the books I'm going to get is a guide to writing style. I have a lot of things that I want to write, but I have lots of room for improvement.

re: Yes, I'm asking for help, and it's hard: Rebooting my Life (long) 

It's been a bit of a whirlwind. Thank you all so much for the generosity. I feel awkward not being able to thank everybody who has helped individually (and some may not want that) so I am doing here. I've been regularly posting on the ko-fi page as well.

Thanks again!

Update (re: Yes, I'm asking for help, and it's hard: Rebooting my Life (long)) 

Here's the full update: hackers.town/@docskrzyk/106930

TL;DR: I am so very grateful to all! I got a new phone that will be reliable and (relatively) secure. Thanks!!!

re: Yes, I'm asking for help, and it's hard: Rebooting my Life (long) 

@docskrzyk The neverending battle.

re: Yes, I'm asking for help, and it's hard: Rebooting my Life (long) 

@docskrzyk I don't know if Struck and White is what you're looking for, but it's on the Archive.

More when I get to a console.

re: Yes, I'm asking for help, and it's hard: Rebooting my Life (long) 

re: last boost

Any aid you can spare is great. He's a good guy and he really has been through a lot. <3

Yes, I'm asking for help, and it's hard: Rebooting my Life (long) 

@docskrzyk i have given you a coffee. 'Sterkte' we say here, something like: 'be strong and hold on'.

All the love :blobcatheartR:

re: Yes, I'm asking for help, and it's hard: Rebooting my Life (long) 

@thahajemniofficial Thank you so very much!

Yes, I'm asking for help, and it's hard: Rebooting my Life (long) 

@docskrzyk hey, can't donate as I'm broke due to trying to reboot my own life after an 8 year detour, just wanted to say I read your thing and wish you good luck, stranger!

re: Yes, I'm asking for help, and it's hard: Rebooting my Life (long) 

@deutrino Support doesn't always need to be $$$ and I get this 100%. It's good to know that others have walked through this part of the forest as it were.

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