So when I woke this morning I was feeling bad enough to decide it was time to take a sick day. Yesterday I wrote I didn’t remember when the last time I had a cold. Well, it would be even harder to remember when I took a sick day. The actual last time I remember staying home from work was during the 2006 Olympic Winter Games. I distinctly remember watching the women’s ice hockey gold medal game from my bed. Our women won that game if you forgot.
Anyways, after sending off a blurry e-mail to inform people that I would not be coming in, I fell back asleep. I didn’t intend to but I didn’t wake up until 12:30pm. I crawled out of bed, blew some mucus out of my nostrils, and made myself some lunch.
Feeling somewhat better, I decided I could make it to a UPS Store which is about half a block from my apartment building. I really wanted to ship out my busted Xbox 360 as early as possible. Since it was surprisingly sunny, I decided to wear shorts. I was in the direct sunlight for perhaps two minutes but by the time I entered the shade of the store, I was beginning to sweat like I’d been out in scorching sun for an hour. It wasn’t even that hot outside today. It was a sign that this cold was doing some weird things with my body temperature.
Getting my 360 shipped out was easy, so I returned to my apartment. I briefly thought about taking a nap but I watched Oprah instead while clearing my sinuses. As the afternoon turned into evening my sinuses are now less congested but a cough has taken its place.
I’m almost positive I’ll return to work tomorrow but I’ll be bringing a stupid cough with me.
2 thoughts on “SICK DAY”
Sure its not the swine flu? Don’t forget, no matter how fast you are, it can still catch you…
How we made out of the 70s, I’ll never know.