Impact on career choices and progression
Video clip: Gabrielle explains that she is still exploring how her MS will affect her life and career progression.
I'm still reasonably early on in this career. I worked in a different field before this, before doing a couple of Masters degrees. And then I've just finished my library-specific Masters degree in this last September. So I'm just - I'm just getting going, really. And I'm sort of at the point where I'm starting to think about what, what is going to have to be managed in terms of career progression. Like do I need to start looking at exactly what path needs to be taken at this point? What kind of hours am I going to be able to manage? Do I need to look at doing three quarter or - you know - four day a week employment, as opposed to full-time? MS is challenging. There are not so many jobs out there in my field that I can sort of pick and choose, and I just have to take what's available. So I'm going to have to see once this current contract is over, what becomes available and see what I can and cannot manage.