The people are great, there was a lot of appreciation by people I work with. Why did I leave IT? Two reasons, STRESS and too much MOVING heavy equipment around. Stress is my primary reason for leaving, IT is an endless amount of work, and you can never get enough done. But It also seemed that moving equipment around was as much my job as working on the machines. I was constantly unpacking, then moving, removing and moving equipment from place to place. My knees are arthritic and getting down to plug in equipment has become very painful. And then my age makes it hard to get back up! At some point the body starts to complain about the physical part of IT. After 30 years, I've accumulated a lot of knowledge, but my mind and body just can't take it anymore.
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