I look back on that year as the most productive year of my career where I was fully engaged, and I made great progress on personal programming projects as well.
And this was not even using my preferred technology stack.
I'm over a year into this current role now, and it has never given me a sense of joy and it has always been a struggle.
It seems pretty clear to me that I should refocus on what has worked and what I feel good doing.
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