Back to reality, and reality is the same.

I survived day 1 back at the office. I treated myself to a skinny vanilla latte at Sbux after my insomnia (my late night tweet here). I've learned a few things about being sick and MIA for an extended period of time, and they are as follows:
  1. Nothing changes- Walking from the parking lot (see #3) to my office, it was ALL THE SAME. Except less snow and more people (convention going on nearby).
  2. Office shit, politics, whatever exists even when you are not there- This actually made me feel good because I guess I am not the only one spreading the misery, as I once thought! Even with my absence, my two coworkers still hate their jobs and continued in their misery whilst I was in bed. Upon my return, I am right back gossiping and whining with these two. That's what we do, GWD (gossip, whine, Drink), our version of GTL.
  3. When you are sick and have a fever for 10 days and normally commute to work via the bus, mom fears a relapse and bus strangers' germ exposure to your diminished immune system and offers to pay for parking for a few weeks- Thanks mom :)
  4. Choose the day you come back to work carefully- Thank goodness I chose to come back on a Thursday because that means....
tomorrow's Friday!



  1. Oh man! Coming back to work after a while is pretty hectic. Good think you only have one day till the weekend! Whoop Whoop!

  2. Yes! I always dread the day after I come back from a sick leave...
    But you're soo right on all counts :) Thursday was a great choice to come back!!
    Hope you're feeling much better!!
    Love the blog :)

  3. This is exactly how what I thought about when I went back to work after only having two days off. Nothing ever changes, unfortunately. But you were way smarter than I was going back to work on a Thursday, I went back on a Wednesday which made for much too long of a week.
    Glad you're feeling better though lil' lady <3

  4. HA = "our version of GTL." I swear that show gives my state the worst reputation ever. But yet, everyone here still loves it....

    Good call on returning to work on a Thursday!!!! TGIF manana.

  5. YES for going back on a Thursday! Happy almost Friday. I think it's funny how work nonsense just keeps going and going and going...

    So glad you're feeling better!

  6. I would die without starbucks every morning too

  7. I love number 4 - it's so true! If you return to work on the wrong day it's complete torture! So glad you're feeling better darling!! :)

  8. Haha! I love that you went back to work on a Thursday, that is so brilliant! Yes weekend is almost here, hang in there baby ;)

  9. 10 DAYS?! you were sick for that long? oh man, jaime, i'm so sorry. i hope you're feeling better. well obvi you are...sorry you had to go back to work to same old junk.

  10. Oh at least it is Friday today! Happy Friday, hope you feel better and have a great weekend. :)


  11. I always hate going back to work after a long sickness! It feels so ... wrong. I hope you're feeling much better!


  12. Ah very good. Glad to hear you're feeling better and sorry to hear its back to work! It is nice to know that office drama exists even when we're not around (although I wish it didn't exist at all).


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