STOMACH VIRUS or just too many cookies? Nobody wants to share that with you. Keep it to yourself.
FLU Slowly but surely the flu is starting to arrive in the area. If it arrives at your door, treat it with caution. Maybe you should have gotten the flu shot.
COLD Did you know a sneeze can travel 100 mph and can send 100,000 germs into the air? Check out 11 Surprising Sneezing Facts from the WedMD website.
A MIGRAINE can be quite debilitating. Shouldn't you remain in a dark room?.
INSUFFICIENT SLEEP Not a good night's sleep? Let's just say you last saw the clock at 4:30 a.m. and the alarm goes off at 6 a.m. You will no way be functioning at your best potential let alone be safe to drive on the roads.
It is a holiday, EXTEND YOUR WEEKEND. Government employees get National Holidays off why don't the rest of us? Nation, are we not united? Stay home if you are sick of the unfair treatment.
PLAYING HOOKY Fact is, if you are in the mood to play nobody wants you at work. Work is serious stuff. Please do not post on Facebook, PLAYING HOOKY. You could lose your job and then you would really be sick.
UNPLUG usually means stay far far away from technology, don't even touch it. It is worse then trying not to eat a second potato chip but it can be done and you will be a better person for it.
SPEND the DAY with SOMEONE SPECIAL there should not be an excuse for this but we all make them.
IT IS COLD OUTSIDE. Monday is predicted to be 34 degrees, but Wednesday's forecast says 30 brrr and I don't even know what that symbol on my phone means but it looks like a scary day. Scary day stay home. I just looked again and now it says sunny day. You don't get too many sunny days this time of year.
YOU WON THE LOTTERY no excuse needed. Congratulations!
I am not medical personnel so I can't sign a doctor's note.
You are an adult make your own decisions.
If you do not have sick days, you won't get paid.
This is the first month of the year, see if you can hold out.
If you are sick, I suggest you stay home.
Next week has a National Holiday and is a National Day of Service better than a sick day, contribute do something that matters. Get your whole team involved.