have been in my current job for 4 years, about 6 months ago, my job responsibilities and workload has increased significantly and I mean more than double. I have struggled ever since, not being able to stay on task, trouble sleeping, memory issues, forgetting things discussed an hour before, high anxiety, panic attacks, depressive episodes. My employer even mentioned "what happened to the old M....."?
I am staying on meds, but it is getting worse with greater impact on my job and life. I finally went to my HR Director and disclosed my illness as I felt I needed to to hopefully save my job. HR Dir. Was very supportive and has now got me completing a lot of paperwork and saying they will help and work with me?
I hope so because I am at the end of my rope and hurting bad. Some feedback and encouragement would be welcomeView Thread
Thought I would start a real discussion that has no gibberish and is not ad/spam for a change.
The weather in Western New York is pleasant today - in the upper 60's and mostly sunny. We have been re-building my wife's mom's small pond this week. It was a pre-formed shell that cracked over the winter, so we are replacing that with a rubber pond liner. We had to remove all the rocks (mom has been collecting rocks for decades so there are hundreds), remove and discard the pre-formed liner, do a bit more digging and build a cinder block wall at the back. Of course, most of the work is being done by my wonderful wife. She also is disabled, but not quite as bad as I am. Our eldest son is available and we are going to put in the liner and the rocks back this evening and make a larger waterfall.
Mom is 90 years old and in failing health, yet still lives alone. She wants "Niagara Falls" as her hearing is slightly impaired and she wants to hear the water better. Once the pond is done, we will go tomorrow or Monday and get her some small koi fish to put in. I'll post a picture when it is all done.
Neither of us have done this much manual labor for years and are suffering. We will recover in time, and it will be worth the effort to make Mom happy.
I pray you are all having a blessed and super Saturday. View Thread
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