Back to work

I have been off work for a couple of weeks as my depression got really bad. It never goes away completely but most of the time I can keep it under control but recently it beat me. However, I am trying to get back to work and this morning I had a meeting with my boss. She is very supportive and has suggested I work part time for a few weeks.

This will really suit me as I will just be working afternoons. I hate mornings anyway. This illness makes me so lethargic in the morning and I need time after taking my meds.

Living with depression isnt easy but you can cope with the right support.


7 Replies

  • Hi David

    I'm delighted that your meeting was good with your boss. That's a great idea and it

    Will take the pressure off you. Have a nice day


  • That is absolutely great news for you David. Your employer sounds very understanding. So pleased for you. :) Gemmalouise

  • Glad that your boss is being supportive.

    Hope that returning slowly helps you build up your confidence.

  • Hi David

    I'm sorry you have been having such a hard time but it sounds as if your boss is being supportive which is good. Keep your chin up as best you can and keep in touch,


  • Thanks for everyones encouragement. I feel better knowing Im going back part time.

    One step at a time.


  • Good news David :) I'm glad the support is there for you.

    Sue x

  • Thanks Sue. I was messaging you when you were writing this reply.

    Glad you are feeling good today.

    David x

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