Out of the rat race…sort of.

As of July 19th 2019, I did the unthinkable.

That’s a lie.

I did something I never thought I would do though.

I quit my full term, hospital job that paid well, had benefits, 5 weeks of vacation, pension and was close to the top for senority.

That’s a partial lie.

The truth, I did quit my full time …in order to become .2 EFT (means I work two shifts every two weeks). The thing about this is that I can easily pick up to a full time if I want to and I still have partial benefits and I didn’t lose any of my senority or pension!

So, I am partially out of the rat race. I am just easing myself out of keeping up with the jones’s. This definitely isn’t your typical story of someone quitting their job to follow their passion. I don’t know what my passion is to tell you the truth. I still need to pay bills and save for retirement while I am on the hunt for a new job.

You are probably wondering why I decided to work less? Being frustrated with management at work and the work environment not so great definitely helped make the leap much easier! But the main reason is: I met a man on Bumble 3 years ago.

Yes, he is worth it. But you will hear a LOT more about him since he plays a vital role in my life right now!

So how is the job hunt going you ask? haha. It is fan-didly-tastically going nowhere. All I’ve ever known is healthcare. For me and my’ BumbleBae’ to go away in the winter, I need to be able to do something computer related. Problem is that I am kind of computer illiterate. Not only that, I don’t think I even like computers that much. When I see all the opportunities and options out there that are computer related, my fancies are not tickled. Anything computer sounds kind of horrid, but the lifestyle it brings …thats what I am attracted to.

Alas, time will only tell what I make of myself. As for now, I am picking up shifts at work and figuring out this thing called blogging.

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Hey there, I'm Cristine (aka Nomadgirlfriend). I want to quit my job so I can travel more. I just need to figure out the digital world so I can start making money to feed my wanderlust with my digital nomad partner. I welcome you to join my on this journey of self discovery and new adventures!

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