Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Bloody Flu

Can't bweathe.
*sniffle-snort*

It seems that there is a minor epidemic in my office.
*sigh*
2 of my colleagues feel sick very suddenly yesterday and this morning, I woke up with a really heavy head and just couldn't stop sneezing.

Being the trooper that I am, I decided that I just cannot miss out on the meetings I set for the morning/ other urgent work so I forced myself out of bed and trudged to my office.
(I figured, with all my in-depth medical knowledge, that it was probably just a really bad case of the morning sniffles)

A little later, I was feeling a tad feverish and my nose alternated between being totally blocked and leaking in a very embarassing manner....
(Shy lerr...... It's really not very attractive to walk around all bleary eyed and red nosed with a damp tissue in hand)
:(

Anyway, after:
1) half a day in the office snorting and sneezing,
2) my very nice manager saying "Go see the doctor and then go HOME - if not you will INFECT us all.. You already work very hard everyday so go rest today lah, ok?"
(Which I appreciate greatly as opposed to the "What? Sick again?" line and glare that I've gotten from managers of years gone by)
3) a trip to a doctor
4) a quick drive home, and
5) a good dose of hibernation,
.... I feel a lot better.
:)

Great!
Just in time to go back to the office tomorrow and catch up on an extra half a day's work!
YAaaay.....
*half hearted cheer*

Hmmm, I do hope that I haven't infected anyone else in the few hours I was at work though - everyone's so busy that falling sick is something no one has time for (including me, actually *sigh*)...

Well, if I have inadvertedly infected anyone, I suppose I'll find out tomorrow when a bleary eyed, snotty person attempts to strangle me in the office....


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6 comments:

Wuching said...

aiya..take a sickie lah!

Kay said...

I hope you get well soon!

J said...

to wuching:
Kenot kenot..
Half a day on MC is more then enough already - if it's one and a half days then I will really die when I have to catch up on all the work!

to kay:
Thanks!
:)
I'm feeling much better already.

sneexe said...

yai... get well soon :(

*hugs*

tekko said...

hope you get well soon.

J said...

to sneexe:
Thanks...
*hugs*
Don worry - I feel much better already!
:)

to tekko:
Thank you!
:)

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