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Zephyr | 09:02 UK time, Tuesday, 11 September 2007

I started a new data entry job today at a geological company downtown. It was originally supposed to be a work-from-home job, but there was a problem uploading the data, because the original data is of poor quality, so it's become an office job. Now that the migraines are under control, I feel up to 10 hours a week outside of my house. Hell, getting out of the house is good for me. I spend too much time at home alone anyway.

I am rather impressed by my new employers. During the set-up chat on Friday, I asked one of the supervisors if the hours could be flexible. I explained that although I could set up hours ahead of time, some days I get too sick to come into the office. I asked her if it would be OK for me to make up those hours another day. She said absolutely! She seemed to understand that the sporadic nature of my illness just fine.

She also told me that if I needed any accommodations, it would be no problem. I have *never* had an employer offer that before. Most of my employers have been pretty unreasonable about the disability thing. We'll see how it goes, and if she'll put her money where her mouth is.

Yay! I have a job that will supplement my disability income and guarantee me the maximum that I'm allowed to earn. Hooray!

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She's obviously read your weblog ...... :-)

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  • At 06:11 PM on 11 Sep 2007, wheelchairdancer wrote:

YAY! best news.

WCD

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