January 3rd, why must you be so cruel?
Christmas is over. New Year’s is over. Grand, there’s still Nollaig na mBan if that’s your bag, but for the most part, the festive season is done and dusted. WAAAH.
Basically the entire country went back to work today, and it wasn’t an easy ride, judging by the look of our Twitter timelines…
Fairytale Of New York can’t help us now.
Aaaah the post Christmas/pre work fear induced insomnia, they don’t write songs about this anyways #watchingtheclockforthenight
— Erika Harvey (@eharv3) January 3, 2017
The fear started yesterday for most of us.
Back to work fear level: Off the charts.
— Aisling Keenan (@aislingmkeenan) January 2, 2017
At least your day didn’t start as early as this poor gal, right?
I've to get up for work at 4.08am tomorrow for the first time in 2 weeks. Sunday fear is strong tonight (I know it's Monday, you get me..)
— Katie (@Katietkd_) January 2, 2017
But no matter what time you arrived at the office, you no doubt had the obligatory ‘WHAT DO I DO NOW?’ panic.
Genuinely can’t remember what my job is. I’m just clicking desktop icons, hoping one of them will jog my memory.
— Jalanuary (@alan_maguire) January 5, 2015
Not to mention the bank account-induced anxiety.
My celebratory mood after finding a 2 euro coin under the bed speaks volumes about my financial outlook for January.
— glendon (@G_L_E_N_D_O_N) January 3, 2017
And the ‘Why does January have to have 31 days?’ depression.
January is just a really long Monday
— Dickie Clare (@Dickie_Clare) January 2, 2017
The worst part about an office that’s been closed for two weeks? It’s effing freezing.
The office is freezing, I wanna go home where I have blankets and a puppy to keep me warm
— Dearbhla (@derv_k) January 3, 2017
Even yesterday’s bank holiday didn’t help. It just messed up everyone’s internal calendar.
Got the Sunday Scaries on a Tuesday
— Grace de Bláca (@gracadeblaca) January 3, 2017
Is there even any point in bothering to look ‘refreshed’ after the Christmas ‘break’?
Having a no make up Tuesday. Not because “I’m comfortable in my skin” or whatever bullshit people come out with. Cause I’m not arsed.
— Amanda Halpin (@AHalpin1) January 3, 2017
Tbh, we kinda agree with this guy
I feel like on first day back at work you should be able to do things with no repercussions, like in The Purge. Punch people. Throw stuff.
— Sliced Bread Simpson (@5ea5erpent) January 3, 2017
Look at it this way though, at least you HAD some time off…
Secretly delighted that people are back to work today because some of us didn’t get any time off over Christmas
— Jason Doyle (@ImJasonD) January 3, 2017
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