I've been fortunate so far this year - knock on wood.  I have been able to avoid the cold bugs flying around.  When you find yourself sneezing and hacking bad enough that you need a sick day from work, how do you spend your time at home?

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I have to be really, really ill to spend the day in bed.  I would much rather snuggle up in my cushy recliner with the afghan, Kleenex, cough syrup, Airborne and hot green tea by my side.  Sick days are the perfect time to curl up with a good book.  I enjoy Jodi Picoult, Danielle Steele, Sandra Brown to name a few.  Adult coloring books are relaxing and perfect for brightening up my corner of the office.  Of course, there's TV but afternoon talk shows are pretty lame for the most part.  Naps are high on the list.  And while we're at it, what's your favorite home remedy for a cold?  I'm a firm believer of rubbing Vicks on my feet and putting on a nice fluffy pair of socks. If the bug bites you, how will you spend the hours while you're home sick?  Here's to your good health!

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