15 Things You Know All Too Well If You Work From Home

02/28/2017 10:09 am ET Updated Apr 03, 2017

Working from home is both a blessing and an absolute bane. Everybody who works from home knows this. We also know there’s a set of truths that only we as a community can relate to.

Because our lives are so weird, I daresay that nobody else will ever understand the comings and goings of our lives as sweatpant-wearing nomads living and working in our dining rooms.

But then again, this countdown is a good place to start.

1. The “alarm” is more of a suggestion than an actual wake-up call.

2. Our attire ranges from “living-room casual” to “bedtime professional”

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3. It’s NEVER a bad time for a dog-petting break.

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4. Computer problems love to visit us at the EXACT WORST TIME.

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5. Us: What great weather we’re having today  Today: Casssh me outside, howboww datt?

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6. Let me just check my email one ti– OH SWEET HEAVENS

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7. Absolutely every text and call MUST be answered immediately, because of reasons.

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8. Of course it’s a perfect time to have lunch! And do that other thing we wanted to do for an hour.

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9. Facebook surfing, Tweeting, and cat videos absolutely count as billable hours.

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10. Every fleeting thought turns into a cavalcade of Facebook statuses.

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11. Seriously though, that photo album on Shutterfly isn’t going to make itself.

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12. WHY YES, RE-ARRANGING THE ENTIRE LIVING ROOM RIGHT NOW SOUNDS LIKE A GREAT IDEA.

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13. The bathroom is ALWAYS clear.

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14. What are commutes?

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15. Just because we’re home does NOT mean we aren’t working. I’M LOOKING AT YOU, FAMILY.

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These are just a few. What would you have added to the countdown? Leave a comment below, OH and if you want to find out about being a Digital Nomad, the sister lifestyle of the “working-from-home” craze, download my ebook below. It’s free. Hallelujah.

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