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laural98

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Hi all,

just finished my 3rd 12hr shift of my first week back and work and feeling a little deflated. This morning I was so proud of myself for doing so well my first week back and the last two hours of the shift I was very anxious and had to make use of my as and when medication. I’m home now and feeling better. I have night shifts next week so hope I feel better after those. Never mind. I have my works Christmas party tomorrow so will see how I feel and maybe go to that.

hope everyone is well this evening. Hugs x
 
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Well done, have a great time at the party.
 
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Good to hear you're making it through these first through days back in work...It takes courage!
Hope all goes well at the Christmas party 👌
 
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GuyCoping

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Hi all,

just finished my 3rd 12hr shift of my first week back and work and feeling a little deflated. This morning I was so proud of myself for doing so well my first week back and the last two hours of the shift I was very anxious and had to make use of my as and when medication. I’m home now and feeling better. I have night shifts next week so hope I feel better after those. Never mind. I have my works Christmas party tomorrow so will see how I feel and maybe go to that.

hope everyone is well this evening. Hugs x
12 hour shifts can be taxing. I would focus on diet and sleep. Those two things are going to be extremely important if you are regularly working 12 hour shifts. Never underestimate those two factors.
 
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