Overwhelmed and Emotional...

So tonight was my work leaving meal thing. I can honestly say I have never felt so overwhelmed and emotional about something in my entire life. I don't think I even felt as overwhelmed and emotional about going on the transplant list as I did tonight.

When I started work 6 years ago it was a simple weekend job that everyone gets out of school, I had originally worked in Bhs between 16-17 but that was the worst mistake of my life and when I applied and got the job for WHSmith I just hoped that the people were nice and that the work environment was okay. I never ever thought I would become friends with the people that I worked with or ever thought that I could end up being myself around them. 

I think I hit the jackpot when it came to the people to work with, I mean obviously we had a few people over the years that weren't that nice but you just power on through. I'm still so mixed about leaving even though I know it's the best thing for me but just seeing everyone tonight makes me want to go back in there and tell them I'll be in on Saturday. 

When I turned up this evening I honestly just thought I'd get a leaving card and that would have been enough for me and spending time talking with the people that I miss, but nooooo they decided that they would get me presents too. I have never felt so overwhelmed opening presents before, normally I have a sister next to me to take away the attention. They brought me all my favourite things; A beautiful bag from River Island, lots of lovely Lush goodies, chocolate and a balloon! I have never felt so spoilt in my life. 

I don't think they all realise what kind of impact they as a group have had on my life. I don't really "express my emotions" vocally or around people (thats what this place is for) but they are honestly some of the loveliest most caring people that I have the absolute pleasure of knowing and calling friends. I could try and explain to you what it is about them that makes them so amazing but it's impossible. I feel like now I've left a part of me is missing it's like a massive great hole has been hammered into my life and there is nothing that I can fill it with. I know I'll see them all again and all that but it's not the same. 

This blog is basically my little dedication to my Work chummies and to thank them for absolutely everything they have ever done for me in the past 6 years, they mean the world to me and it has been a pleasure working in WHSmith along side them. 

Chat soon guys 


  1. This is such a lovely post and it's so wonderful that you can speak so highly about them! Where are you moving on to?

    Beth x

    1. I wish I could say I was moving on to somewhere Bethan. Unfortunately I'm too il to carryon working at the moment which is something I never wanted to have to say. Hopefully though I can get my transplant and then get back up and start working :) xoxo

  2. What a lovely blog post about the friends you have met through work, I felt exactly the same when I started my job but a year and a half on I am so grateful to have met so many of them. It's such a shame you have to leave because you are ill, I hope that one day you can go back and continue on with those you met.

    Amy xox



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