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#203707 - 02/05/08 04:55 PM "Your job must be SOOO rewarding...."
AndyJB2005 Offline

Registered: 11/14/06
Posts: 1242
Loc: Saint Paul, Minnesota
People sometimes say to me that my job (Resident Instructor at a group home for developmentally disabled adults) must be so rewarding. While it is, at times I still really feel like saying this:

It's still work people! LOL

Life's disappointments are harder to take when you don't know any swear words. -- Calvin (Calvin and Hobbes)

#203723 - 02/05/08 06:13 PM Re: "Your job must be SOOO rewarding...." [Re: AndyJB2005]
Hauser Offline

Registered: 11/12/05
Posts: 2962
Loc: United States
Can you do it sober? It can't be THAT bad then!

#203729 - 02/05/08 06:29 PM Re: "Your job must be SOOO rewarding...." [Re: Hauser]
Freedom49 Offline

Registered: 12/30/07
Posts: 2723
Loc: Washington State
Hauser LOL,

Andy, I understand how you feel. I work in a hospital and have for almost 40 years. I like helping people and it keeps my perspective grounded as I can always find someone worse off than me. I have heard that comment countess times and I agree with your statement. It is still work. I cannot count the number of people I have been instrumentas in helping to recover from one thing and another and a gratifying as that is some nights I come home and just fall into bed exhausted from the physical and mental workout the job has given me. Fortunately it pays well.


#203966 - 02/07/08 03:42 AM Re: "Your job must be SOOO rewarding...." [Re: Freedom49]
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