Friday, April 24, 2009

How Sick IS A Dog?...

Don't know where that saying came from, "Sicker than a dog"...but I am. And still trudging my way to work after a brief hiatus of illness/sick leave on Wednesday...because I HAVE to. Because my coworkers depend on me to be there or THEIR lives are made more difficult...because I have little compensatory time to afford days on end of lying about at home, hoping the "crud" leaves me as easily as it slipped into my lungs.

But mostly because I refuse to believe I CAN'T do whatever I set my mind on doing...like fulfilling my responsibilities...even when I feel "sicker than a dog"...woof, woof...my bark is now way worse than my bite, which sounds more like a croaking frog than a hound sounding an alert.

Back to licking my wounds...


**Editor's Note, Friday 2/24, 9:00AM**
Mkay, reeeeeeaaally funny now, Baby Jesus...thanks for taking my voice away entirely! Yep, laryngitis...the original, "I'm speechless" quote...which could never have BEEN quoted because, if the *quote-ee* we like me, they couldn't have SAID it anyway! Geez...seriously. This crap is highly annoying...

7 comments:

Bubbie said...

I don't know where that saying came from either. Personally, it wouldn't be a bad trade for my dog's life. He's spoiled, gets whatever he wants, his food, our food, lots of love and attention, the best seats in the house...where as "sick puppy" con notates someone just a little twisted. Since we're using animal metaphors, how about MULE? Once you set your mind to something, best get out of the way. (no negatives intended) Take care of yourself!

Blindbeard said...

One of our dogs just rolled in a dead horse (who dumps a dead horse and thinks they took care of that problem?!) and now we are all feeling sicker than any dog.

Kelley said...

Linda,
Sorry you're still feeling like crap. I hope it gets out of your system soon.

Peace,
Kelley

Jen said...

AAARRRRffffffffffff........

Cathy said...

I know when my dogs are sick they get treated like babies. If I worked I would probably stay home to be with my sick puppy dog.
I have even been known to make them chicken soup. Boy, I need to get a life !

Merelyme said...

I hope you feel better soon! It does suck to be sick. Sending well wishes your way!

Webster said...

So you went to work Friday and just pointed at things for your needful co-workers - Orrr, you wrote notes to everyone. Nice of you to spread the love.

Hopefully you'll get some good rest this weekend (forget laundry - clean clothes are highly overrated) and get better real soon. A few shots of Jack Daniels BL wouldn't hurt either.