I Love My Job, But It’s Freaking Exhausting

I have an amazing job. I love it, and I am so grateful for it. But I have to be honest – it’s freaking exhausting.

I am up before dawn every day (including weekends) to get started on my work. I am often up late as well, making sure loose ends are tied up and things are ready for the next day.

I am on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. I don’t get holidays off, and forget about sick days! I am expected to show up no matter how I am feeling. I knew this expectation when I accepted this position, but it’s still tough.

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