Should I give up my new career to follow my dreams?

Anonymous
I just spent 6 years studying to be a healthcare professional. I got a job that pays well, but stresses me out. It’s taking a toll physically because I don’t even have time to eat or exercise. Since I was young, I wanted to be a writer. I spent a year in between studying just working as a writer and I was promoted quickly. So, I know I have the skills. Should I quit this new career to pursue my writing dreams? I’m worried about what my parents will think, as they paid for a large portion of my schooling. I’m worried about what everyone else will think about leaving healthcare to write. I’m hesitant because I spent so much time in school. But nothing makes me happier than writing. And it would be a shame if I died and didn’t write a book like I always planned or didn’t stay true to myself. Any advice?
Should I give up my new career to follow my dreams?
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