{ "media_type": "text", "post_content": "Is anyone awake? I’ve been having such bad work stress related insomnia and have not slept in more than 48 hours, even for a minute. The last time this same thing happened (2 years ago) CONT", "post_id": "5d5e53cfd837930020c2859f", "reply_count": 7, "vote_count": 2, "bowl_id": "59d02db312fe2f0011e02215", "bowl_name": "Depression/Anxiety Talk", "feed_type": "bowl" }

Is anyone awake? I’ve been having such bad work stress related insomnia and have not slept in more than 48 hours, even for a minute. The last time this same thing happened (2 years ago) CONT

like
Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

I ended up cracking and having somewhat of a breakdown at work and really triggered my anxiety and depression for a full month. I’m going to the doctor this morning and am scheduling an evening appt with my therapist ASAP to get ahead of this. I’m the delivery lead on my project and don’t feel like I am able to miss a day of work or have a sick day, I don’t know what to do. It’s a really small team with very junior people (less than one year of work experience) and the client and partner have been breathing down my neck the past few weeks on deliverables which our staffing model cannot support given the scope creep. I’m at a a loss.

like

I am awake too

like

I am awake but I’m in Germany at the moment. Feel free to DM me if you’d like to chat.

like

This is serious ... you should take a break, see a doctor

like

Agreed, this is the move, OP! No shame in, get your health figured out.

Youve got this OP! Take the time you need to get yourself mentally prepared for work. Do some work after your therapist appt, if you need to but you come first! You also wont be much help to your team if you “crack”. Its great that you are immediately going to the dr and therapist to get on top of this.

This was me yesterday- unable to sleep from 3-5 am due to work stress

Additional Posts

Fishbowl fam... I need your prayers. I'm stuck at a client city (DC) waiting for a flight and my mom is in the ICU in my hometown fighting to live. Appreciate all your prayers. 😭 ✈️

like

Hoping that the God of Benches makes the next project start some time after next week so that I get some bench time. Please keep me in your thoughts and prayers

like

One thing I wish parents knew about teaching online is:

like

Linda fjfhfjf djjfjd djjfjd djjfjd djdjdjjd djdjjdjdjdj djdjd. Fend id didn't dish hen djdjdjjd did dishes djdjd djdjdjjd dj djdjd s djdjjdjdjjdjdjdndh do djdjjdjdjjdjdjdndh djdjdjjd djdjjdjdjdj djjjd

like

I was talking to a first year at a different consulting firm who mentioned that even as a first year, he gets plenty of project staffing options. Is this the norm? I got pigeonholed early

like

Happy Tuesday! This always makes me laugh.

Post Photo
likefunny

What’s the biggest mistake you’ve made working? I just tried to search for March madness games on one of my monitors, but it was the one I was currently sharing...during a workshop...with the client and 50+ participants...fml

funnylikeuplifting

Suggestions on how to word an email pushing back when agency asks if you’ll reduce your rate for an extension?

like

Wow, I don't even actually work in consulting, I just think you're all hilarious 😂.

Post Photo
funnylikeuplifting

Hi all, when are the best and worst times to look for new projects in the year in federal? I'm still relatively new in this industry and I'm thinking about leaving my project soon but I'm paranoid about project availability. I don't want to be on the bench for too long because I was on the bench for about 2 months when I first joined.

like

Kaine looks like he's been on a 14 month bender

likefunny

What are some of the best and unique restaurants in Chicago? Any type of cuisine and located anywhere in the city. Can be pricey but not Alinea pricey. Thanks!

likehelpful

How we feel in the month of May

Post Photo
likefunny
like

I’m starting to get into investing. Should I buy AT&T at this low of a price?

I WILL BE A CPA BEFORE THE END OF 2020!!! Amen 🙏🏾 🎉😭

likeuplifting

What age and year in biglaw did you hit your first $million (in net worth)?

likefunny

Anyone know the earning potential of a ‘Data Scientist, Analytics’ role at Facebook?

like

Can a law firm in CA rescind an offer if background check reveals an omitted employment history? Worked at a firm for 2-3 months back in 2019 that wasn’t a good fit. Not fired but left to really drive my career in a better direction. I now have an offer from a great firm and scared background check will affect my chances.

The PE culture is sick. The 20 something VP was rude to our partner because our team took thanksgiving and the day before off and it was in the engagement letter that we were gonna be off. He kept emphasizing that his team did our job while we were on a break. Dude we are not sick like you and we have lives. I see something about how s**t the PE culture is in every deal we support. Like these sickos make fun of us for working 80+ hours weeks for them and taking thanksgiving off.

likefunny

New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.
Download Fishbowl to see what others are saying
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the Fishbowl app

Get realtime notifications and see
what's happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.

For account settings, visit Fishbowl on Desktop Browser or

General

Legal