As I sit and type this, my old laptop is probably in its death throes.
I had been playing a stupid browser game, and it got slow and laggy and I noticed that the laptop’s monitor started sort of flashing — and it looks as if there is a semi transparent double image of what’s on the screen that shifts a bit, sort of blinking. It’s hard to describe. I’ve tried various ways to fix this and nothing has helped.
Seems like a minor annoyance, right? Shit, something broke — guess I better get it repaired, or buy a new one. Except that when you’re living in poverty, EVERY seemingly minor mishap becomes a huge, horrible crisis, because you don’t have the money to deal with said mishap. And dealing with crisis over crisis really, really can wear a person down, and seriously affect their mental health, especially if they’re…
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