Post # 1
I came down with a cold over the weekend and called in sick from work yesterday because I didn’t feel like working a 12 hour shift the way I felt. I called in sick again today. I feel well enough to have gone but just wanted to be irresponsible lol. I need to get out of this rut but it is so much fun! Share your bad to the bone stories.
Post # 3
Lol, love it! My senior year of college, my friend and I’s favorite video game series came out with a new installment. We saved up all our days we could miss and used them that week. I think I skipped about four classes :).
Post # 4
lol when I was in hs my parents were big on “mental health” days. They would take me out of school occasionally for no good reason when they had the day off. When I got old enough to drive their policy was basically that as long as I kept up my straight-a grades I could pretty much go or not go to school. I was also super involved which meant I missed a lot of class for various functions/field trips/meetings. I used to skip like once/week or so and it got to the point where I was in class so little that my spanish teacher threatened to fail me even though I was still pulling an A! (she didn’t)
Post # 5
I stayed home today. FI has been working 12-16 hour shifts lately, and he didn’t get home until 7:00am. I stayed home so I could cuddle with him for a little while 🙂
Granted, I have a really flexible schedule and do a lot of work from home, but still, LOL.
Post # 6
@jo.lee: lol! Yes. I should be saving my PTO for other things but I felt I could call in sick another day since I was already sick the previous day
Post # 7
@CorgiTales: Mental health day! I love it! That is exactly how I am justifying these two days! But seriously though, sometimes you do feel like you need a mental break, you know?
@Linz1231: I have stayed home too because hubby did :). I tried to get him to stay home today with me. I am such an instigator…
Post # 8
I never skipped a class until college – then I realized the importance of mental health days. I adopted a puppy and it got worse – I now will willingly skip class when it’s raining/snowing outside to stay home with the puppy, to make sure she has attention and company, rather than crate her.
oh yeah, I’m a bad girl.
Post # 9
@CorgiTales: I got to take mental health days, too. But I was in so many AP classes and activities I usually ended up going to school even when I was sick.
And teachers have those attendance policies because if you go to a public school every day you are not in attendance the school loses money.
Post # 10
@CorgiTales: my mom was really big on these too! I still use them even now for work. If I’m just too run down and can’t get out of bed, not exactly sick, I stay home and rest up. Or perhaps I have a lot going on HW, cleaning, and I just need a break, I’ll call out.
Sometimes we all just need a day to take it slow. It’s a long life to live, no use getting all tied up early and not being able to enjoy it!