It wasn't a choice. Trust me. My job required a lot of mental focus and accuracy. Which would have been fine had I not been switched to specialties even more demanding four years ago. After 14 years of transcribing and, at my age, my brain began to rebel.<quoted text>
your SS would be significantly higher if you worked till your full retirement age...and the prospect of severe inflation is real...
Nothing I could do about it or I would have. Being a perfectionist has its price - stress and getting burned out.
Sorry to disappoint but I already know the feeling.