One day at a time. I have been fired numerous times and now I don't give it a second thought. I don't need the added stress. I work and then if I am tired, I take a break. If I don't feel comfortable driving to a customer, I reschedule. I am sick and tired (no pun intended) of making excuses so now I don't. I am a good worker and if that is not enough, I will find something else.
I started Keto diet! It is supposed to give you more energy! We will see what happens! I hope it does!
I’ll be honest. I couldn’t do a job where I sat down at a computer all day. I would be fired in 48 hrs.
I worked fulltime at home due to Covid-19 the first two years after I was diagnosed so I was able to take naps when needed. I am transitioning back into the office at least part time. I spoke with HR and my manager about my need for naps during the day. I have the paperwork to fill out for workplace accommodations through ADA. I am struggling with filling it in. The need for naps is easy however I am not sure how to explain all the other issues. Sometimes a 15-20 minute nap needs to be 2 hours or my alarm goes off and I wake up/fall asleep into REM/wake up/ and the cycle continues for an hour. I am then going to be late for work. Other times I am awake, but I know I should not drive. My husband can usually drive me but may not be able to all the time. There are so many little things that I don't know how to include. I am going to speak with an HR specialist this week to discuss how to address this. I am extremely fortunate to work for an organization that truly values employees, lives and breathes a culture of safety and will work with me.
I used energy gum. It's the same as 1 cup of coffee. On bad days I eat 5 at a time. On good days I go through 3-5 a day. It doesn't taste great and you will want water because it has almost no sugar but it works. I ussually take it as I'm crashing. I also do coffee. I drive 300-500 miles a day and work 13 to 18 hour days. The sugar your taking in will make you sleepy and too much coffee is hard on the stomach.
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