Burnt out and struggling emotionally - page 3

by MomRN0913 7,445 Views | 21 Comments

As I have mentioned, I do hospice and palliative care. It's been a year. I'm completely burnt emotionally. Hospice I handle much better than palliative care. Palliative care is quite draining as I have most patients who have... Read More


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    Ssorry,

    Thank u for sharing with me and understanding and I am sorry for what you had to go through and endure.

    Because of the reasons you mentioned I made a very difficult decision. I am resigning. After more torment and crying I decided this is no good for me or my family. I am giving 4 weeks notice to collect my vacation. I have no savings, so I must get a job. With my vacation I can eek it out to 6 weeks to find a job and with my tax refund, another 2.

    I did secure a per diem position yesterday inservicing on medical devices. So I will not go without money.

    I called out of work yesterday as I had no one to watch my daughter. Calling out as always causes a disaster. I was making calls to patient from home ensuring they were ok. I'm working tomorrow on Easter and will most likely resign Monday. Only my preceptor gets. 3k bonus when I make a year which will be April 9th. I'm scared I will hurt her bonus if I resign before then even if I stay u til after then.

    I am really really praying for that full time WFH job to come through. It would make being a single mother and having a full- time career that much easier. I've been patient, and I'm just praying it will happen soon.

    I'm taking a huge leap of faith here, I hope it's the right decision
    sosorryandlost and tewdles like this.
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    I am so proud of you and you should be too! I understand it was very difficult, but this is probably one of the best decisions you will make in your lifetime. It may to be hard to see that now, but somewhere down the line, your mental and physical self will thank you very much and you will be more at peace. Its important to not always worry about others when it is not necessary and take care of and love YOURSELF. I've learned that you will not get far in life if you do not do this first. Everything will fall into place but it takes time. I wish you nothing but the best and keep us updated YOU MADE THE RIGHT DECISION! take care


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