Thursday, March 14, 2013

First day back at work

So. Little Jack turned 5 weeks old yesterday - and it was also my first day back at work.

I had planned for 6 weeks of maternity leave - yet due to circumstances beyond my control I got called to come back to work a week early. I was initially broken hearted to miss that last week with my newborn...than I got mad.

My first day back was rather uneventful. There were no tears this time - I think I was a little too scorned for tears. So i gave myself ONE day to be upset... one day to feel sorry for myself, to curse my professional choices. Residency is so weird - your life doesn't always feel like your own. Anyway, I refuse to feel sorry for myself today. Life and responsibilities go on. I can do this.


  1. You are an awesome mom, providing your children with a wonderful life in the long run ( right now it may not seem that way)

  2. Like I said before, residents NEVER go to work for the hospital they did their residency in. Residency is slavery. On the bright side, once you work in a regular practice, it will probably feel like paradise in comparison. ;)

  3. Seriously, how, HOW do you only get three weeks????



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