Well, today was not a thumbs up with my Diabetes. I had a low blood sugar during the last 25 minutes of a long 2 hour interview. I feel so bad about the situation, truly out of my own control… it’s so hard to determine what certain stressful situations will do to one’s BGs. I was great going in, but low coming out. My words all tangled, sentences just looping around in my head, focusing on my internal feelings… just a shame really.
Feeling I let myself down and didn’t truly represent myself in the way I would like, I struggled on what to do next. I hate to make excuses for poor performance especially when my Diabetes is the major factor. Whether I don’t think people understand or I feel like I am using my Diabetes Card.
I decided to write a follow up letter. I would like to hear your input, or what you would have done if it happened to you. Hopefully this letter is a reference for someone in the same situation
Thank you very much for the interview today it was a pleasure meeting both of you. Your desire to find the right person to tackle the challenge to grow business led me to this opportunity. I wanted to express my interview experience today with you on a personal note. Towards the end of our conversation I was unfortunately experiencing a low blood sugar and unsure how to properly treat the situation. My words came out with less plan and congruency which I do apologize for. This not an attempt at an excuse, but a reason for my performance during the last 25 or so minutes. My low today was not a situation that happens frequently, but does happen and wanted both of you to be informed.
If there is an opportunity to meet again and follow up on the interview today I would certainly entertain the opportunity. In closing, let me say that no matter how many people you interview, what their education or experience is, you won’t find anyone who wants under your leadership more than I do.
Very truly yours,