Noticed yet NO income

I know I am noticed. My book is actively being read (thank you!) and I receive emails regarding things. Yet, my question to the masses is: when will all of this work pay off? When will my flight or fight survival mode ease up?

A few weeks ago, I was told, “you have to hit rock bottom and you are so strong.” I am pretty sure I am embedded in a rock quarry with only a tiny hole to breathe. I replied teary eyed, “but this shit is so exhausting.”

I am angry. I am extra.

something has got to give