10 things that happen at work after the day after Daylight Saving Time
Was an extra hour of sunlight really worth all this?
People hate Daylight Saving Time. Like really, really, really, really hate it. They hate it so much that it's inspired petitions to Congress seeking its abolishment. They hate it so much that, in the 1920s, the state of Connecticut briefly made it illegal.
Let's face it: Losing an hour of sleep is no fun, particularly when you have a demanding day at work ahead and all you want are a few more minutes of rest. Mondays are hard enough already—who the heck thought it was a good idea to have a doubled-stuffed, once-a-year FrankenMonday?
We've all been there, and we can relate. So read on...if you can manage to keep your eyes open.
1. You wake up an hour late, having forgotten to set your clock ahead.
Nothing says "good morning" like a spinning prosthetic hand to the face.
2. You somehow make it to work without getting pulled over in your sleep-deprived state.
Repeat to self: Red means stop. Green means go.
3. That first coffee is like holy water.
Sweet, sweet holy water.
4. And the second, third, and fourth are equally necessary.
There's no time for creamer when your morning's been totally gutted.
5. OK, let's not get too crazy now.
Red means stop. Red means stop.
6. Still, every meeting is like:
"We have to...improve the...the...goodening of profits..."
7. And you're just about ready to see if it's as comfortable beneath your desk as it looks right now.
Me? Sleeping under my desk? Why, I was merely testing the floor for structural deficiencies!
8. Just don't let your boss catch you napping on the job.
"The goodening of profits, Maria, the goodening of profits!"
9. At least you'll get used to the new schedule in a day or two.
Why is this polar bear is wearing a bandanna? Don't ask questions - you're probably hallucinating anyway.
10. And when you love your job, at least you've got a reason to get up in the morning.
That spinning prosthetic hand to the face still helps, though.