This job was physically and mentally demanding of my energy. I worked anywhere from ten to thirteen hour days; my stress level sky rocketed, and my school work started to suffer, eventually I dropped out of school because I was miserable at this job; the stress was so high; I had major mood swings, and I did not know what to do. My family could see that I was changing and that my attitude was getting worse by the day. Nobody wanted to be around me, and it was because I was not happy or healthy. I had to do some thing before the stress of my employment ruined my life, and my relationship with the people who loved me. I went to my facilities administrator and discussed my situation with him and came to the conclusion that I would go to on call status and reenroll in school and work toward a new program.
I am now enrolled in the noninvasive cardiovascular technology. My attitude is getting more positive, and the headaches that I continually had at work are now gone. My life is headed in a positive direction and I am now the same stress free happy person I was before.
"Can one man, one hard drinking, chain smoking, backwoods accountant, stop a national conspiracy, change the course of history, and save a way of life? It's do-able... but it ain't gonna be purdy." The tagline for the 38 minute 2001 Oscar winner for Best Live Action Short Film, The Accountant, helps illustrate two men sharing a common goal, saving the farm to preserve a way of life.
The Accountant does an excellent job illustrating David's internal negotiation for how to save a way of life for his kids, which his family has managed for five generations. The accountant helps provide David options to achieve that goal because it his goal to preserve family farms and prevent corporate takeovers that change southerners way of life. One of these options must be taken, as all the other alternatives are felt to be exhausted.
The story begins with brothers David and Tommy heading over to their...