I finally took sick leave last Thurs and Fri to go see the doctor, get medicine & MC and rest at home. I have been struggling to recover from an initial bout of cough, sore throat and cold but still going to the office. Not because I’m hardworking but because I don’t like staying at home by myself. However, when the illness developed into a secondary and more serious infection, I took my wife’s advice to visit the doctor, take medicine and recover at home for the last 2 working days of the week.

This gave me 4 days of consecutive rest including the weekend. Just what I needed to finally start making a full recovery. I’m glad I listened to my wife’s advice. Only she knows how to get through to me when I’m being stupid. This really could have been a lot worse. As much as I dislike …