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Quitting job

Oct 10, 2016 2:10 PM

Did anyone have to their job because it was causing you to much pain from the stress. ??

Oct 10, 2016 2:11 PM

Whoops missed a word: Quit job

Oct 10, 2016 2:53 PM

I did a couple year's ago because of pain from the type of job I was doing but not the stress, I loved the people I worked with and miss working.

Oct 10, 2016 3:43 PM

I did... I ended up in the hospital with pneumonia and ended up being there for bout a month and never made it back to work. That was two years ago. With a number of surgeries and illness and more surgeries to come. It's been hard very hard

Oct 10, 2016 3:44 PM

MoBanc, long time no see. It's good to see you back again. (Unless I'm delusional and thought I've seen your name from years ago and you haven't been around for a bit of time). At any rate, I had to leave my job and it was a job that I absolutely LOVED. I haven't worked in almost 14 years and there's no way I'd be able to go back to work now since I've gotten so much worse. I had to wait a couple of months after I left my job and then apply for disability (which thankfully I received fairly quickly).

Oct 10, 2016 3:49 PM

I did. Not just due to pain but the fibro fog and nursing was not a good combination.

Oct 11, 2016 3:59 AM

I see. Thanks for info. That s the problem, the stress is making my fibro flare up latley. Where I work I am being timed and it is competition. I 've worked there for almost 16 yrs. and I find they treat like I am a nobody cause I stepped down from management. I have been there the longest among everyone there.

Oct 11, 2016 4:47 AM

I have done that. I worked at a retail store we have here called Smiggle, it's basically a stationary store for kids or anyone one that likes cutesy stuff and bright colours. Anyone who as worked in cusomer service knows the struggle, the company drama was too much(the regional manager was a bitch), standing for 10 hours straight was to much. So i said here is my two weeks notice you guys can get f***ed. Excuse the language

Oct 11, 2016 6:48 AM

How terrible for you. What a difficult decision. I'm a teacher and school gave me a day off so I can manage my condition.

Oct 11, 2016 8:58 AM

Hi @MoBank

I have for the last year slowly had increasing pressure, stress and anxiety in my work environment.

My Fibro has been flaring up so badly lately that 3 weeks ago I had a physical meltdown. My doctor wrote a report to my boss saying that I need to have my workload reduced, less stressful environment and I need an extensive period of leave to recover. If I couldn't be afforded this then I would need to find another job.

Basically my mental and emotional fluctuations due to stress was causing my pain levels to flare up as well.

So at the moment we are transitioning me out of some responsibilities and looking at employing more people. The leave however was an issue. Instead of the recommended minimum of 2 weeks I got 3 days ๐Ÿ˜ข

The meds are really helping though! But work is still a struggle not only physically but mentally and emotionally...

I hope that you get the support, understanding and resolution you need๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ

Oct 11, 2016 11:15 AM

I did. I worked in a big box store. I quit because of leg pain from being on my feet for long periods and not able to sit down. I did get a break and I didn't want to go back to work when break over.

Oct 11, 2016 2:28 PM

Thanks everyone for the support๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‘. I feel if I did ask the doctor for a leave of absence note I will be criticized by other employees cause I don t complain too much about my pain. I already had 3 weeks off in summer and the pain is returning again.

Oct 11, 2016 2:31 PM

AlwaysInPain: I have only started using this app about a week ago. You might have me mixed up with someone else I think.๐Ÿ˜Š

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