tracee1010

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    tracee1010
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    I too have a VERY tedious job that requires Laser focus All day! As you may know some days I actually have that laser focus and get a ton of work done ! Other days are not so good. I am a 43-year-old mother of three, one teenager and two toddlers, I have worked in the mental health field for 20 years and luckily every job I have ever had has been extremely accommodating to me . This is my first corporate job where they are less compassionate. I took this job because it’s double my salary from my last job and I am the primary breadwinner as my husband is a stay at home dad for our two toddlers. The job is extremely demanding and takes everything in me to learn and complete projects because this is all something I’ve never done before. I actually enjoy the challenge however the ridiculous deadline dates and workload or impossible for anyone to accomplish which leaves me stressed out every day. I am able to Home office out of my moms house which is very nice as far as work environment goes on. However my husband does not understand why I come home from work every night completely exhausted unable to care for my kids and could easily go to sleep at 6 PM. I feel like I took an SAT test every day it’s so mentally exhausting that it wears my body out. I explained to him that for basically 8 to 10 hours a day my body is completely tense with concentration and it’s not till I get home… Tension relaxes and I’m immediately exhausted and falling asleep. I do not get up and take breaks like I should because as you know when I am focused on something if I get up and take a break every hour or so it breaks up all that concentration and I lose my place of what I’m doing.

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