I am a nurse with depression, anxiety, and fibromyalgia. I work in the hospital where I am required to do rotational shift work ie: day, day, night or day, night, night followed by 4-5 days off. I have been working back on the inpatient unit for 7 months now and I feel like my depression, anxiety, and fibromyalgia have all been flared up lately. I've had to take quite a few sick days this month due to a major flare up in symptoms. I am going to have to meet with my manager about sick time and I am so worried!
I honestly feel terrible all the time, it is such a struggle to get through my 12 hour shifts even on a "good" day.
I wonder if any of you also struggle with any of these conditions and if you have any tips for me?