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Back to work


I am back at my desk, everything and nothing has changed!

Biggest change is that IT security have finally closed direct access to twitter and livejournal :-( Am hoping i can use the email blogging function...

Good things
My colleagues welcomed me back warmly, I have a bouquet of roses on my
desk and I brought croissants for the team.

Annoying things
I still feel ill and am absolutely exhausted and it is only 14.20! I
can't get my outlook calendar from home to copy.
I have 521 emails to read :-(
It has taken me all morning to get my laptop to work again, to install
all the required new apps.

Ah well, baby steps.

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dododumpling
Mar. 2nd, 2010 07:53 pm (UTC)
I've been wondering how you got on. Baby steps is right. And roses on your desk? Wow!
nice_cup_of_tea
Mar. 2nd, 2010 09:12 pm (UTC)
Thanks! Today was okay, but still found it hard to adjust. Tell me it gets easier! I feel so tired adn weepy this evening.... How did you cope going back full time?
dododumpling
Mar. 4th, 2010 08:07 pm (UTC)
It gets easier. Promise. :)

I eased myself in very gradually to full time work. The crazy-but-generous way in which you accrue annual leave while on maternity leave meant I could work a three-day week for a while. And things were made easier for me because mr dodo has been Max's full-time carer - no mad rushes of a morning as we all try to get ready for work/nursery. Of course, that means when we do start our new routine in a couple of weeks, it's going to be fun ... but I'm sure we'll get used to it.

How's the rest of the week going?
sweet_indiana
Mar. 5th, 2010 12:43 pm (UTC)
Congrats! So glad your colleagues gave you a warm welcome-back!
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