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How to Function When You’re Sick

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It’s really difficult to function when you’re sick. I know because over the past three weeks, our home has been a revolving door of illness. Even if you are lucky enough to have paid time off at work, there is no way to take off that much time without a loss of income. Is there a best way to get things done when you’re under the weather? I’m not sure, but here’s how we’ve been surviving. Get the Most Important Things Done Early This might not apply if you have to spend 8 hours a day in the office, but if you have flexibility at work, try getting the most important or most difficult things done early. That way if you have to leave early or are down for the count in the afternoon, at least you will have accomplished something. Put off Unnecessary Commitments Although I know it did nothing for my popularity, I had to back out of school and social commitments over the past couple of weeks. I’m not naturally social so I usually do make an effort to avoid becoming a hermit. However, there is no need to spend extra energy on school spirit or socializing ...

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