The Beginning Of A Bad Week

October 11, 2010 at 7:25 am 14 comments

This week is going to be a yucky one. (Not as yucky as next week, but yucky nonetheless.) Why? It’s my last week of maternity leave… and that’s pretty much all I can think about. I don’t want to go back to work! I want to stay home with my baby and cuddle him and feed him and change his diaper and play with him.

So I have nothing interesting or funny to tell you. Just a bunch of “woe is me” whining, and I know that’s not why you visit my blog so I’ll just keep it to myself.

I’ve been told I can get by with non-posts as long as I post pictures of Jansem, so that’s exactly what I’ll do.

Do you see why I don’t want to go back to work? He’s too cute!

(ToT is posted.)

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  • 1. Mama Fuss  |  October 11, 2010 at 8:36 am

    The green blanket on him, does it have some little creatures on the corner and say something about friends? I have one for our little man, too.

    Sorry your mat leave is up so soon! I seriously think that 6 weeks isn’t enough – 12 is much more reasonable.

  • 2. Karen  |  October 11, 2010 at 9:43 am

    Sorry you’re having to go back to work, and yes I can see why you’re upset.

    He is beyond cute, he’s adorable.

  • 3. Lauren from Texas  |  October 11, 2010 at 10:01 am

    I have been dreading this for you. So sorry that you have to go back. It seems like he was born just yesterday!

  • 4. Nora  |  October 11, 2010 at 10:56 am

    Oh, I’m so sorry that you have to go back. The photos are adorable! Those cheeks are so kissable. Enjoy this week! Thinking of you.

  • 5. Darla Baerg  |  October 11, 2010 at 2:39 pm

    He is so darling. I went back to work with my first and lasted 2 weeks. I think 6 weeks is a cruel injustice. I’m so sorry. Trust me … I’ve been there.

  • 6. Maureen aka Emmie  |  October 11, 2010 at 2:59 pm

    I am feeling sad for you this week too. hugs

  • 7. Tabaitha  |  October 11, 2010 at 3:27 pm

    I only went back to work part time after Mason was born and the first day back, I remember crying in the shower. It’s hard. Atleast you have something sweet to come home to.

  • 8. april  |  October 11, 2010 at 4:04 pm

    6 weeks is far too short … I have about 4 weeks left (12 total) and I don’t think that’s enough either. Make the most of your last week!

  • 9. Samantha  |  October 11, 2010 at 4:07 pm

    I wouldn’t want to go back to work, either!! Time goes by way too fast!

  • 10. Southern Gal  |  October 11, 2010 at 5:35 pm

    I’ll be praying for you, Chelsea. You’re a good mama. And he’s precious.

  • 11. ThatPinkgirl  |  October 11, 2010 at 6:23 pm

    I’m so sorry Chelsea, what a difficult transition to make, just when you are settling in to your newest life phase – mom! I won’t pretend to know what you’re feeling, or tell you it will be okay. I’ll just agree that it stinks. You’re in my prayers!

  • 12. mom (nana)  |  October 11, 2010 at 7:57 pm

    Sad for you too….I can only imagine how difficult this is for you. But I know how strong you are and God is going to walk you through this. We are holding firm to that. (It is okay to be sad sweety- try to enjoy your week together with Jansen!!!! )
    Hugs and more hugs!

  • 13. deiala  |  October 12, 2010 at 1:23 am

    Looking at the picture, I wouldn’t like to go back to work either… Just enjoy the last days as much as you can!

  • 14. osarah  |  October 12, 2010 at 4:35 am

    I feel like I’m just barely able to start understanding what you must be feeling this week. I am sorry, and I hope that you and Stephen can get to a point where you can eventually stay home with Jansen and future Hurstlings.

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