I feel like the rest of the world goes on living while I fade into the shadows. Once again I am going to ask my doctor to write a letter requesting a medical leave because my job doesn't allow part time work and i can't work full time. I am scared and confused about the loss of identity, the sense of productivity, I'll miss the kids i work with. I fear i will have to resign my position, lose my pension. But right now I wonder: How does one cope with the loss and the change of leaving a career of 23 years?
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