Sunday, January 04, 2015
So I have been at my new job at Humana for almost a month now. I was sitting here reflecting on the new year and all the possibilities this year holds. I decided in August I was leaving my old job after our vacation to Florida. I hadn't had a whole week's vacation in a long time. Being away from my job and just relaxing (and not being depressed for a week!) really got me thinking. I went back to work and I fell into the same rut. I spent a couple of weeks just plain miserable. That was no way to live. My blood sugar got out of control. My blood pressure went back up. I had to get out! I spent 2 weeks looking for a job. I took a HUGE risk and left my job of 6.5 years to work as a temp at an insurance company. I cried in the bathroom at my old job when I was offered the job. I wasn't sad, I was elated, joyful to know it was over. I could move on. My husband of course was skeptical because we have always provided stability for the kids and working as a temp was not a guarentee of having a job in 6 months. It was a shaky 2 month there. I worked hard to prove myself in case there was a possibility of getting hired on the place but I worked a shift that allowed me to go on job interviews before work. I spent nearly a month looking and interviewing. I had some good offers and some fantastic interviews but nothing I was like "wow, that's where I want to work and retire from." Until I interviewed at Humana. I was beside myself because I had been submitting resumes to them for almost 4 years trying to get in the door!
I LOVE my job. I am helping people everyday. Granted sometimes I have had patients who aren't so nice to me, I have to remind myself what these people are going thru day after day. I am joining the gym that is on site tomorrow since I bought some good gym shoes this weekend. I also am starting back on Weight Watchers too this weekend. I am feeling so much better. It is hard for me to get used to being treated the way we do at Humana because of what I went through at my last job. Not only with my immediate supervisor but with our bosses above her. It seems almost too good to be true. Now I know why it was voted one of the best companies to work for!
So I am back on my path to getting healthy. I just need to make a doc appointment to get my A1c checked! Things are finally looking up. I am on my way.