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OK, I'm back again.

No, really; I'm properly better this time.

Honest.

I lasted approximately half an hour on Monday before I succumbed to the inevitable and headed back to Castle Fox. I had, honestly, felt OK first thing Monday, y'see, but by the time I got home all I could do was go back to bed.

So I took that as a guide for Tuesday, when I woke up feeling groggy, that I shouldn't even try to wend my way here. Yesterday, however, was less clear-cut... I didn't feel great at 6am, but I didn't feel terrible either. But I stayed off, figuring that I didn't want to repeat Monday's charade. As it happens, I felt mostly OK all day - somewhat lethargic, which is to be expected, but it was enough of a cue to ensure that I came in today.

What I came back to was a cardboard replacement of myself occupying my chair - Colleague J's hand was in this, I suspect, given the fez adorning cardboard!me's head, and I was touched by the three post-it notes that denoted the happy, smiling face.

I also came back to a whole stack of email, and five days' backlog of broken promises and other things... I've been spectacularly unproductive during the week's absence. A couple of times I tried sketching out some work stuff, but I couldn't maintain the interest or the enthusiasm (despite the guilt) to do so. So I'm behind, and about to start trying to catch up...

Date: 2010-01-28 08:39 am (UTC)
uninvitedcat: (Default)
From: [personal profile] uninvitedcat
Good luck catching up, and don't push yourself too hard. You're still recovering, after all!

Date: 2010-01-28 09:33 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] cynthia_black
Aww, the cardboard cut-out was a nice touch! Welcome back (again) - I don't believe for a second that you're properly better yet, just on the mend, so I echo what uC said: Don't try to be superhuman and catch up all in one go.

*hugs you*

Date: 2010-01-28 11:25 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] aome
Am greatly amused by the cardboard!you sitting in your chair. At least you know your colleagues care. :D

Date: 2010-01-28 04:09 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] schnurble
Glad to hear that you're better! And the cardboard!you sounds like you have very nice and funny colleages :o)

Date: 2010-01-29 06:32 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] linaelyn
The cardboard Fox made me laugh out loud! I'm going to echo others here and cluck over you, hen-like. *cluck-cluck-cluck*

There. That'll learn you to come back too soon. *smirk*

Date: 2010-01-29 11:00 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] ms_katonic
Nice touch with the cardboard cutout!

Glad you're feeling better. :)

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