At my job, we have very clearly defined “busy seasons” where it’s required to work extra hours. That means working late at night and even on weekends. The last busy season - which was my first one with this company - went by very quickly and I didn’t find it to be as draining as you may think it could be, which was a nice surprise. I am definitely someone who thrives on being busy. I am definitely not going to say I’m a “workaholic”, first . . .
If you know anything about me, it’s that I am incredibly close to my family. I talk to them incessantly, my sister and I have had an insanely close relationship since we were children, and they are undoubtedly the most important thing in the world to me. When I moved to Chicago in the summer of 2015, it was a huge change – for all of us. I had gone to college in Connecticut a mere 40 minutes away from the town I grew up in, which allowed me to . . .