I should be in jail. I am guilty.
I deserve to be in jail but that doesn't mean I should be treated like an animal, but that's what it is like in county jail.
I am writing this and we are now in what's been called the "red zone." Basically means locked down solitary confinement to our cells because of short staff. The problem is they are short staff all the time. 23 out of the last 32 days, to be exact. I did some time a couple of years ago and redzone was happening then too. My bad for getting in trouble, but there are prisoner rights.
Some days it fees like you're going insane in your cell. You can only read and do pushups and write so much before there is nothing to do except stare and think and think and think about how terrible your life is at this moment.
There have been 4 suicides in the last year. Coincidence?
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