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When Work Isn’t Working

This post is a very personal one for me, and one that took me a bit of time to write, as it is still something I struggle with almost daily and is a subject very close to my heart.  It’s such a rare thing to get paid to do something that you truly enjoy, and though my path to get there wasn’t a direct one, I felt lucky to have found it, and am grateful to this day for all the people to whom it has introduced me and the places it has brought me in life, both literally and figuratively. The role of work is one that many with IBD have a love/hate relationship with.  Work helps give us a sense of purpose, allows us to meet people and socialize outside our normal circles day to day, and offers a welcome distraction to the daily rigors of symptoms.  Many will struggle at times with being able to work, depending on the symptom severity, the type of work that you do, and how understanding your employer is …