Jasmine of London's Blog

Back to blogging after a blog break

Hi everyone, thank you for coming to see my new drivel page blog. I've been asked when I'm going to start blogging again, as many of you seemed to enjoy my ramblings before! Well here it goes...

I have had an amazing year from when I ceased blogging at the beginning of last year. I started my new job last February, which was daunting given the fact that ever since I was a child I wanted to work in healthcare, and fulfilled my dream, just to give it all up for a complete career change. It was a massive risk, but I am so glad I took the plunge. I can't believe that was over a year ago now, but I have never been happier. I am working around fun people in an industry that isn't suffering from all the problems and politics that the NHS is. It was demoralising and frustrating, so I knew something had to change. I would urge anyone who is not happy to do something about it, even if it involves taking a pay cut (which despite I thought I was doing my pay packet has remained unchanged!). It was comforting to know that I could always increase my time as Jasmine if I needed a safety net should I get myself into a financial pickle with the job changing malarkey. 

I have a very busy May, so if you want to catch me do so this month otherwise it'll likely be June. I am on annual leave from day job until the 3rd May. I'm a lucky bugger having already had over two months annual leave already! I got so carried away with work that April was fast approaching and I got told I still hadn't used my annual leave, so ended up needing…

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