I knew before I even started my maternity leave that returning to work was going to be more than my heart could handle. Today was my first day back to work after maternity leave and my heart and soul are aching. I sobbed more than I even anticipated I would. In fact, I blatantly avoided co-workers because talking about it made me tear up again.
I’ve heard people talk about how turning 30 was a life changing event all my life. Turning 30 seems, for no reason in particular, seems to be the magic age when a person crosses the threshold into serious adulthood and the last ounce of youth left in you slips away.