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Open thread: How are you coping with being back to work?

It’s back to reality for many today. You doing okay?

Image: Shutterstock/Piotr Marcinski

IT’S BAD ENOUGH returning to work after the weekend, but going back to work after the Christmas break has to be the worst.

You were becoming accustomed to lazing around in your pyjamas until 3pm, feasting on leftover turkey sandwiches, vegging out on what was left in the Roses tin and watching all Back to the Future movies back to back.

This is what life is all about, you thought.

However, no doubt that 7am alarm clock this morning hit you like a tonne of bricks.


So, how are getting on? Checked your work emails and feel like this:


Or is your general mood just like this:


Share your woes with us in the comments section below. And if you have any great tips to see you through the day, please share. Or, if you are one of the lucky folk to be reading this while still in bed, feel free to gloat below.

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