My maternity leave officially ended yesterday, the fourth of May. This time round, the 60 days seemed to pass by faster. Perhaps it is because I am juggling many more things now, including blogging.
But leave or no leave, it does not make a difference to me now. True, I had intended to be on an extended leave of absence anyway, given that I am in the States now and have a baby to care for. I had planned on only going back to work a month after our return to Penang. But all that has changed now.
The company I worked for recently announced a major restructuring of its organization, and sometime in the middle of my maternity leave, I was informed that April 30th was my last working day.
Yes, it means that I am no longer employed, and no longer bringing in a steady source of income for my family.
It means that as of now, my husband is the sole breadwinner.
It means I will have to use this time to reflect on what I really want out of life.
And it also means I will be able to realize my dream of becoming a SAHM.
…well, for now, at least.
As a couple of my previous ambiguously blogged posts revealed, I will allow myself to be directed by God in a way He knows best. What the future holds for me, I do not know, but wherever He leads, I will follow… with all my faith and hope, there is bound to be a promise of greatness up ahead.