The fire behind you is so hot, you choose suicide as the least painful way. For some veterinary professionals, the darkness inside is so debilitating, that you choose suicide as the least painful way. Please don't. Please seek help.
Do you have the power to improve your associates' work life? Data from Benchmarks 2015: A Study of Well-Managed Practices (Veterinary Economics and Wutchiett Tumblin and Associates) and associates' feedback to the 2016 Firstline Career Path Study show how associates really feel about you, your practice and their work.
The veterinary professional in me was determined to continue going to work. But personally, I was a mess. One day, while I was lost in a cloud of grief, my boyfriend asked, "Are you ever going to feel better?" I wasn’t really sure.