12 Truths For Every Nigerian Going Back To Work After The Break

January 12, 2016

1. When you have to wake up 2 hours earlier than you did during the holidays.

This is not decent.

2. When you regret every single decision that ever led you to being an adult who has to do things.

Like resuming after the holidays.

3. When you enter that morning traffic and you start wishing you could bend time.

This again!

4. When someone at work asks how the holiday was and you just get depressed.

Please!

5. When you open your work mail and there are like 50 unread mails already.

Don’t you people rest?!

6. When the morning meetings remind you of morning devotions with your family.

I just want to go home!

7. At lunchtime you think of all the food you ate over the holidays, while you force yourself to enjoy the salad you made as part of your clean-eating New Year’s resolution.

Gargabe food.

8. 1pm…2pm…nothing productive.

And time is so slow.

9. But you can’t leave work like that so you spend the rest of the day ‘contributing’ to discussions on social media.

Feminism…pounded yam…social constructs.

10. When your journey home seems way longer than usual.

Did they add miles?

11. When you get into bed you plan to have an early night so you don’t feel like this tomorrow.

I can’t live like this.

12. But then you remember there’s Netflix in Nigeria now.

Turn up!
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