Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Top 5 Worst Things About Being Sick

The whole family has been sick, on and off, for over a week.  We're each taking our turn, then giving it right back to one another.  We have the healthiest germs on the planet--they've survived so many generations in my family that they've evolved intelligence.  Well, I'm sick of it (no pun intended).  Here's why being sick sucks.

5: Being too hot, and then too cold, and then too hot again.

4: You become a social pariah--nobody wants to catch whatever illness you've got.  And no, telling them you're on antibiotics and not contagious doesn't help when you're hacking up a lung and sound like you've got a clothespin on your nose.

3: The chance to veg out and watch whatever you want, but not caring enough to turn the tv on.

2: A day off of work!  But you can't accomplish a thing.

1: A day off of work!  But you work from your home office.  Stupid technology.

What do you think is the worst thing about being sick?  Tell us in the comments--best comment wins the cure to the common cold (yeah we have it, but we're holding it hostage).  While you're laid-up in bed, surf on over to our Facebook page and give us a "like" there.

7 comments:

  1. Waking up is the worst when sick

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  2. How about trying to sleep, but failing because you can't breathe right.

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  3. When your mind won't rest and yet your body won't move. Even lifting a cup of chicken broth feels like lifting a house!

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  4. Yes, another good one. So I guess everyone's been sick before... lol

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  5. Going through several boxes of tissues (or rolls of toilet paper, depending on your budget), and ending up with a halo of bright red, scaly skin around your nostril region that does not play well in public.

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