Yesterday was my last day at my current employer. It was so bittersweet. I found out two weeks ago that I got a position with our county's Board of Developmental Disabilities. I will be stepping into an actual career, which is thrilling. However, I have been working in direct care for a little over a year. During that year I have truly grown to cherish and adore the clients that attend our workshop, they have become some of my dearest friends. Yesterday there were lots of crying as I said my goodbye's. My co-workers were so kind and supportive. They got me a huge cake and sent me off with love and encouragement. Leaving a job is so hard. Where you work becomes such a huge part of your identity. There was somehow, so much comfort in the madness of direct care. Monday I start something so different from what I am used to. Wish me luck!