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Mental breakdown

Jul 12, 2018 7:19 PM

Well I had a mental break at work ! I’ve worked nonstop for 2 weeks and I just can’t do it anymore so my boss is finally going to find someone to work my shift so I can recover and get some sleep and relax. I can’t keep pretending I’m ok all the time , I never cry at work to me it’s a sign of weakness and I’m not weak I fight my body everyday all day!
I just need someone to talk to who truly understands and wants to listen without rude comments... anyways

Jul 13, 2018 12:50 AM

I hope you are resting now! Don't worry, we've all been there. Other people might not understand but everyone here does :)

Jul 13, 2018 1:28 AM

Be kind to yourself. This is not showing weakness you have a war going on inside your body. Only you know what you are feeling. Allow yourself to recover somewhat and do not be ashamed to ask for help.

Jul 13, 2018 3:19 PM

Who works 14 days strait? That would wear anyone down.

Jul 13, 2018 8:21 PM

14 days with what you are going through is torchure. You can't get any relief if you work that much. Most people with no issues can even work 5 days. Take time to recuperate. We all understand

Jul 14, 2018 6:43 PM

My car break down and I wasn’t working full shits on some of those days just 4 hrs I’m the only full time CNA on 2nd shift for my unit

Jul 14, 2018 6:49 PM

Thank you everyone and today I’m home resting and sleeping most of my day and my supervisor realizes I can’t help all the time so he’s pulling from other units to cover me, I work with dementia patients. I thoughts it’s only 4 hrs I’d still have most of my day but I can’t, I guess I just get frustrated cuz a part of me feels like I should be able to do it but, I can’t. At least now I’m on a schedule I can tolerate. Thank you all kindly for chatting with me and helping it means a lot to have somewhere to go where everyone understands

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