Taking a Sick Day

Today I took a sick day from work.  Not a sick day like the well-deserved mental health day I could really use, but mamash a sick day because I was feeling extremely ill. Taking a day off is logistically very difficult.  To miss a day of teaching and having to deal with substitute plans is worse than taking some OTC medication, sucking it up, and having to grin and bear it.  I would have done just that, however the symptoms of body aches, stomach upset, and feeling lightheaded fall into a category different from “head cold” not conducive to managing … Continue reading Taking a Sick Day