1. Expectation: Binge-watch that crazy popular TV show you've been lying about watching.
2. Expectation: Your boss trusts you and tells you to take as much time as you need.
3. Expectation: You have a nice, long bath to decongest.
4. Expectation: Feel comfortable with the fact you're taking the time to rest and let your body heal.
5. Expectation: Shut off from social media all day and get some damned peace, finally.
6. Expectation: Cook yourself really nice food because you actually have time for once.
7. Expectation: Finally get around to reading that book everyone's talking about.
8. Expectation: Spend the entire day wrapped up in warm, cosy blankets.
9. Expectation: Your friends/S.O./mum come round to take care of you and listen to you complain.
10. Expectation: Your house will stay tidy because you'll be too weak to do anything that makes a mess.
11. Expectation: Live out your dream of doing nothing all day.
12. Expectation: Treat yourself with your favourite junk food or takeaway for dinner because you totally deserve it.
13. Expectation: Feel relieved when your illness finally starts to go away.
Sick days: amazing in theory, not quite so great in reality. Use Sudafed to try to kick the cold symptoms and get back to your normal self.
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