Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Leaving My Job

As of May 27, I will be leaving my current job.

It's a bit of a bittersweet thing. I used to really enjoy my job and my ability to help these physicians to help their pediatric patients. I was given opportunities to speak with various higher-ups about patient engagement and MedX.

Lately, the environment has changed greatly and I've been left feeling very torn. 

I don't enjoy this job anymore and that, coupled with my never-ending fibromyalgia flare-up, was already making it hard to get up and get to work. Late night or early morning meetings didn't help the situation.

I've tried to stick it out for a while here, but it's becoming increasingly obvious that missing a day a week due to illness isn't making me very popular. There is a lot of frustration, for me and for others, at my absences lately.

I went from feeling very included to not having that anymore and it's rough, especially as I felt I was finally hitting a groove about three months ago.

C'est la vie, I suppose. I know I'm worth more than this, though.


I do not currently have another job lined up. 

Normally, this would scare me, but T's aunt left us some money and I will be able to take some time off to try to get this fibro under control. I'm hoping to work part-time after a few weeks or even launch Chronic Sex as an official business.

I will be attending a few interesting conferences in the next several months, including presenting on sex with chronic illnesses at a few.

If you know anyone looking for a workaholic trying to reform herself, give me a holler!

In the meantime, expect to see more posts in June here, at Chronic Sex, on Medium, and at my official site.





1 comment:

  1. Congrats for taking care of yourself. I am always amazed at how many people take the leap and find exactly where they are meant to be. You offer so much. Good luck.

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