As I announced here back in June, I got a job. Truth is, I really enjoy it. I get along well with my coworkers and do an alright job at what I do.
But I’ve had to call in sick now 3 days, once before the store opened (we were setting things up then) and now for 2 days in a row…
I know why I’m sick…I make myself sick when I’m extremely anxious. I don’t try to, it just kinda happens…I get stomach problems and my head hurts and sometimes throw up. I’m anxious because of some stuff I let get out of hand when I was unemployed (2 years of unemployment…killer), even though now I’m in the process of rectifying all of it.
Now, I hope this isn’t too big a deal, especially considering that I don’t think I’ll have to call in sick after today because my life’s about to get a whole lot better. I’ll be moving soon, and having a new beginning of sorts.
But I’m feeling a bit neurotic about all this…I mean, almost 2 months in, I’m still in the probationary period, and I’ve already called in sick 3 days…I know this doesn’t look good and, speculation be damned, I want this job more than anything else in the world.
Advice to calm my nerves?