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    Me and the cat... Pamestique's Avatar
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    I am not feeling well....

    I came to work with a cranky stomach and some nasty rumbling going on. I also have a dull headache. I would love to go home but have too much to do... any suggestions???
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    Go home. Any work you get done will be sub-par.
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    The last time I went to work with a cranky stomach, I stayed for an hour, drove home, and threw up all over the inside of my week-old Tacoma on the way.

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    Set the building on fire.

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    Go home. When I worked in HR it used to drive me crazy when sick employees dragged themselves into work out of some misplaced since of loyalty.
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    Go puke in the boss's office. He or she will send you home.
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    This could be the guilty feeling from stealing our trees. Why don't you return them and see if you feel better.

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    Just threw up in the restroom... I feel so much better. Will probably go home... unfortunately I don't work around other employees - it's just me so I can't spread the "love" around!
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    if it's a cold or whatever, I will go in because I'd rather spread it to my co-workers than my children and wife. Also, my office is a good deal more restful than my house.

    But the stomach flu or food poisoning is serious and I'll stay home.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Go puke in the boss's office. He or she will send you home.
    Last time I went home sick, I had ridden the bike in. Didn't feel well enough to ride home. My cubemate offered a ride. While I waited for him to finish a phone call, I blew chunks right there in the cube. (Luckily I got the waste basket just in time.)




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    Set your boss on fire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Couch View Post
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    Do this before they bring in the consultants and interview you for your own job.

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    Lucky chunks!
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    Me and the cat... Pamestique's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Couch View Post
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    tough to do since I am the boss!

    Yes I am still here... I am feeling alittle better - still have the headache but my stomach stopped jumping...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pamestique View Post
    tough to do since I am the boss!
    So you did follow my advice and puke in the boss's office! yay!
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
    Last time I went home sick, I had ridden the bike in. Didn't feel well enough to ride home. My cubemate offered a ride. While I waited for him to finish a phone call, I blew chunks right there in the cube. (Luckily I got the waste basket just in time.)

    True story.
    I burst out laughing. True story.
    I've got your restraining order right here. [grabs crotch] Restrain this!

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    I'm glad my illness could be a source of amusement for you.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    Perhaps there's some way to get some chrystallized ginger from Von's? Boil that in some water and make tea. Ginger tea made that way makes the tummy feel better.
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    Don't use orange toothpaste.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    Don't use orange toothpaste.
    OK that made me feel sick again... Last Halloween I lead a kiddie mountain bike ride. I gave out "goodie" bags with candy and Watermelon flavored glow in the dark toothpaste. I'm sure the kids loved it but just thinking about that makes me queasy...

    Siu good advice about ginger. I use it at home alot. I should keep some at work... yes still here...
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    Have yourself a Moon Pie.
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    Uh, isn't this how the virus starts on "The Walking Dead"?
    I thought I was suffering from depression once. Turned out, I was simply surrounded by idiots.

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    I had to get a hotel room last weekend so I could be near a toilet at all times. It was grueling and awful. Hope you feel better, Pam.
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    Quote Originally Posted by trackhub View Post
    Uh, isn't this how the virus starts on "The Walking Dead"?
    I think that was Shaun of the Dead.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pamestique View Post
    tough to do since I am the boss!
    Okay, set yourself on fire.

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