“I called in sick at work recently. And for me it's so hard to do that based on past bad experiences. I spent 30 minutes having a full blown panic attack before calling. I phoned and they didn't seem to believe that I'm sick and were very rude. I ended up crying for a solid hour afterwards because I was so upset. I might as well go into work sick if I have to deal with that everytime. I have no support there. I'm close to leaving...”

Posted anonymously in Sanvello's Work Stress community.