Posts Tagged ‘employment’

How Has Your Employer Handled Your Illness?

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Do you have an angelic boss who has made accommodations for your illness?  Or, have you been wedged out of your workplace, or cornered into a position where your job is so miserable you want to quit? ABC News interviewed me today about asking for sick leave and keeping your job. I offered them lots...
October 1st, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Do You Work When You Are Sick?

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I’m under the weather today.  Trying to get comfy in bed with a fever on a hot summer day.  Trying to peel myself away from my computer and my workaholic tendencies.  Trying to take catnaps while reading Unaccustomed Earth – Jhumpa Lahiri’s most recent collection of short stories.  Wondering...
July 27th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Sangria-Flavored Book Signing

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I’ve been busy traveling the East Coast with book readings and parties, but have not had a public reading in my own town yet.  It’s about time I rectify that. i[2]y Chicago presents a stupid cancer book signing of EVERYTHING CHANGES: The Insider’s Guide to Cancer in Your 20s and...
July 27th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More