Ever want to be sick?

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Sometimes I am envious of people who get the flu. I would love to be in bed a few days watching TV, no matter how crappy I would feel.

I remember one really awful job I worked at where a team member got appendicitis. No one sent him sympathy cards - we were all jealous as hell. It was that bad.
 
No! The trick is to just say you are sick and lie in bed watching TV =-)
 

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No! The trick is to just say you are sick and lie in bed watching TV =-)
But you don't want to use up those sick days because at some point you might really need them. And sometimes, even when you are sick, you have to drag yourself in anyway because the project is so freakin' mission critical it's like you are working in an E.R.
 

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But you don't want to use up those sick days because at some point you might really need them. And sometimes, even when you are sick, you have to drag yourself in anyway because the project is so freakin' mission critical it's like you are working in an E.R.
What if you don't have sick days? In my freshman year in college I got mono and bronchitis back-to-back. My greatest comfort was my best friend (a leggy blond whose father was a professor at Harvard) who made me tea and held me. Eventually, it got so bad that I had to be hospitalized (dehydration, enlarged spleen, and other stuff), but it was really nice just to have somebody around who cared.
 
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I find a temperature of 102 to be most agreeable.
 

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What if you don't have sick days? In my freshman year in college I got mono and bronchitis back-to-back. My greatest comfort was my best friend (a leggy blond whose father was a professor at Harvard) who made me tea and held me. Eventually, it got so bad that I had to be hospitalized (dehydration, enlarged spleen, and other stuff), but it was really nice just to have somebody around who cared.
I forgot about the sympathy. That sounds good, too. I'll skip the enlarged spleen part.
 

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I find a temperature of 102 to be most agreeable.
What I need is a custom illness. Maybe no fever - just sniffles and a sore throat. Mostly, I need to look sick so I'll get sympathy and have justification to stay in bed a few days. I need to catch up on People's Court.
 

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What I need is a custom illness. Maybe no fever - just sniffles and a sore throat. Mostly, I need to look sick so I'll get sympathy and have justification to stay in bed a few days. I need to catch up on People's Court.
I wish. I'm feeling sick, but I need to work nonetheless. In fact, I'll be spending my evening preparing (another) presentation :cry:
 

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If you had the real flu it would be more than a few days in bed.
 

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Fever is awful! I prefer to work 24/7 but not feeling bad at all!
 

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I wish. I'm feeling sick, but I need to work nonetheless. In fact, I'll be spending my evening preparing (another) presentation :cry:
That's a drag. The last time I gave a presentation I had allergies and my eyes were all swollen up and red. I looked like I had been crying. It was awful.

*pours hot blueberry tea into Monique's computer*
 

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If you had the real flu it would be more than a few days in bed.
I think last time I had it I was knocked down for about 5 or 6 days. I got stuck for 3 hours between two Korean business men who were sick as dogs on a flight back from Houston. There was no escape.
 

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I just recovered from an enjoyable cold, no headache or fever, just rocket powered sneezes,
the worst part is where one goes AH, AAH, AAAH, then the sneeze dies no atishoo.
 

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I just recovered from an enjoyable cold, no headache or fever, just rocket powered sneezes,
the worst part is where one goes AH, AAH, AAAH, then the sneeze dies no atishoo.
I'll take that! Do you have any germs left?

*kisses Wolram*
 

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:bugeye: You want the flu?!
Trust me, I wasn't watching television, during my flu last week. I just went to sleep since I had a fever on and off every few minutes.
 
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Wolly, I hate it with out the atishoo! Makes me feel so incomplete.
 

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Flu sounds horrible christina, hope you are proper well now.

I never get medically sick i think the last was when i was a kid and had measles.
 

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