10 Reasons Being Sick Is Sort Of The Best

Being sick sucks, buuuuuut it’s also sort of awesome. And when eventually you get sick of being sick, head straight to Walgreens, where you’ll find just about everything you need to get back on your feet.

1. You can’t go to work / school

Sure, you’ll be a little behind when you get back on your feet, but that’s Tomorrow You’s problem. Today You has some daytime TV to watch, so get to “work!”

2. You get to catch up on your sleep

Normally if you lie around for 16 hours a day, society considers you lazy. Now you’re just taking care of yourself.

3. You don’t have to bathe

You’re already feeling like hot garbage. No reason not to look the part as well.

4. You don’t have to leave the house

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For bonus points, build an actual pillow fort. NOBODY WILL JUDGE YOU.

5. You get to do all of your favorite things

As long as those favorite things are eating and sleeping.

6. Getting delivery is your civic duty

It’s not a lazy waste of money, it’s a responsible way to keep your fellow citizens from getting sick.

7. You can do a lot of sweet, sweet complaining

Break out the good cheese because it’s time to get your whine on.

8. You are medically required to eat ice cream

We’re pretty sure it contains important vitamins.

9. You get to watch TV / Netflix like it’s your job


And you may actually be legally required to binge-watch Breaking Bad.

10. Being sick is nature’s perfect weight loss plan

OK, fine. Strictly speaking, diet and exercise is nature’s perfect weight loss plan, but dropping a couple pounds is a pretty good silver lining.

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