Somewhere along the line I got lost, I had a boss who was 110% a bully, stealing my work and presenting it as her own and berating me when she presented the information wrong. I drew the line when she said I had to said I had to time and report my bathroom breaks. I wasn’t supposed to help the doctors who came to me for help, but I did, and because of that my “unproductive” time was off each month. I told her supervisor what was happening and the behavior got worse in retaliation. This place I had worked for the past 10 years was now my nightmare. So I quit. Without notice. I know…horrible, but honestly I couldn’t take it one more minute.
Then I worked for a doctor in a private practice, I was managing a clinic and loving it. About 4 months in the doctor ended up going to rehab for alcoholism. We kept the clinic open long enough to refer patients to other clinics and then the doctor closed it. I was shattered.
Now I find myself in a place where I can’t find employment, I’m terrified of working in the healthcare field, and I don’t know what to do to support my family.
The only thing keeping me sane is doing some crafts off and on, making pretty things for weddings and stuff people request, which is bringing in a teensy bit of money…but not enough. People tell me to start a business, sell my stuff on etsy or Ebay or somewhere…but I have no clue how to do that.
I feel a little lost in the chaos of my life with three kids and a husband who is miserable at his job.