Suzi (k00kaburra) wrote,

Hurty wurty me.

The neck pain's getting worse - today it reached the point that after only five hours of work I just couldn't continue any further. I left work early - and that's something I never, ever do. I can only think of two other times I wanted to do that, and both times were back when I worked at Sunrise Bakery.

The first time I had probably been at the bakery five or six months. I just got so dizzy and couldn't stand up for more than a few seconds, let alone safely package cakes. I stuck it out as long as I could manage, and then I begged Bobbie to come in and take my place. Lucky for me, she was available and did.

The second time was much worse, but it was a similar problem. I'd been at the bakery well over a year - probably about a year and two months, maybe. I was once again extremely dizzy and unable to keep food down. But this time, I couldn't catch Bobbie or Jose (my boss) or anyone. I didn't know what to do - I guess I could've just left and locked up but there were cakes that needed to be picked up. I was so desperate I even called Kero, who had quit several months before, and asked if there was any way she could possibly come in because I was halfway convinced that I was dying. No dice.
(I think eventually my Mom just came and helped me with everything. I can't really remember, tho' I've tried.)

So it's not a normal thing for me to leave early. I only do it in extreme circumstances. But I think this neck thing is getting to be an extreme circumstance, because un-like temporary wooziness this could do permanant damage. We've tried all sorts of moving the furniture around but no luck - I still get major neck cramps after a few hours.
It's starting to look like I'm going to have to quit - but I don't know, they just hired me and I'd feel bad to not even last a month.
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