Tuesday, August 14, 2012

First day back

Top: Old Navy
Belt: Target
Skirt: Karen Kane
Shoes: Target

Yesterday was my first day back at work after my maternity leave, and it almost felt like the first day of school. I had no idea what to wear and I had a hard time making sure to pack everything I needed (I forgot snacks). I prepared myself for awkward conversations and some catching up. Then it turned out... unexciting.

Everything was as I expected. I got back in the hang of things after a slow start (funny how easily you can forget things), and started on a new project that I hope will be challenging. I really missed my kids after spending every day of the last three months together. My baby girl refused to drink from a bottle and went hungry the entire day.

The only unexpected thing was getting a parking ticket. What a nice welcome back.

14 comments:

  1. um look like you didnt even give birth! you look so good! took me about 9 months to get into a decent size :)

    yeah 4 months with no shopping is going to be tough haha so far 1 week down! 

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  2. The first day back is always weird. Unfortunately, it becomes too routine again too quickly!

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  3. Glad that the transition back was relatively smooth! That green looks fantastic on you, and those cage sandals are perfect. 

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  4. LOL 1st day of school. I used to dread it just b/c didn't know what to wear. You look great! Love the spring/summer feel. Glad you were able to jump right back in. Sorry about the baby and he not taking a bottle. Has it improved? And bummer about parking ticket :(.

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  5. That sucks that you got a parking ticket, but at least your first day back was relatively smooth =)

    Cute outfit by the way!

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  6. I love the floral skirt! It is so pretty!

    http://livefreeandfashionable.wordpress.com

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  7. Oh whatever! I remember your pics from when Kaylee was a baby, and you were still tiny, just like you are now.

    Good luck with the rest of your shopping ban!

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  8. Yep. I thought it would take longer to get back into routine, but by the end of the day it felt like I had never left :(

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  9. I know!!! What to wear on the first day was always so hard. I didn't want to look like I was trying too hard to impress people and wearing a brand new outfit, but at the same time I didn't want to look the exact same as I did at the end of the prior year. Haha, oh the life of teenagers.

    The baby took about an ounce today, so an improvement over Monday! :)

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  10. I know, I hate parking tickets! But it WAS my fault, I was parked there too long. I used to be able to get away with it, but apparently we got a new (stricter) parking reinforcement officer when I was gone. I guess it makes up for all the times over the past few years that I parked past the time limit :)

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