Don't quit your day job! Well, I just did. And I couldn't be happier.
$346.30 On my first day back to work, I told HR that I was quitting. This was the premium payment that I had to reimburse. For a dual income family, $346.30 could be seen as a minor inconvenience. In my case I’d been on unpaid personal leave for eight weeks. Bills, groceries, and gas expenses had devoured my $2000.00 short term disability check. Paying this premium felt like a punch to the gut. Even worse, the HR person with the key to the Mother’s room had left early that day so I was forced to pump in the women’s restroom. I don’t regret leaving that job. Enrolling in my employer’s…