What Happens to Your Body During One Day of Work

You might want to take this standing up.

Woman in workplace, battery running low
(Image credit: Getty, design by Katja Cho)

You stagger in. You drag yourself out. But a lot happens to your body in between inserting your Starbucks-branded IV drip and your triumphant flounce out the doors at 5 6 7:34 p.m. Below, get a truly desolate snapshot of how a full day of what you're doing right this minute not only drains your soul but also breaks down your body. Yay!

What Happens to Your Body During One Day of Work

(Image credit: Design by Katja Cho)

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Chelsea Peng
Assistant Editor

Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at MarieClaire.com. She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.