I'm slowly getting over this death flu but ended up leaving work early on Wednesday and taking Thursday off. Friday, I went to work but only because I don't get sick. I could barely focus.
When I got to work on Friday though, I got bailed up by a couple of work mates with a lecture about going to the doctor.
It's a freaken flu. What will the doctor do? He'll tell me to go home and get bed rest and drink lots of fluids. For that, I'll have to wait around in the waiting room with a bunch of sick people after a good 5-10 walk each way from the train station. I can tell myself that at home without the bother.
I don't have an infection. I don't need antibotics. I need rest.
Then one of my workmates suggested I might need an inhaler. I don't think so. I believe that probably around 90% of inhalers are prescribed to enable doctors to take drug company funded trips to tropical island resorts. They create a psychosomatic dependency. I've seen friends who are perfectly fine get told they need an inhaler and within a few weeks, act like they will die without it. How do you go from surviving without an inhaler to need to suck on one every couple of hours?
Anyway, as expected, I'm feeling much better after lots of bed rest this weekend. I even cleaned the bathroom! And took the beagle for a long walk. Plus I actually don't feel like killing everyone who looks sideways at me. That's a vast improvement.
Two and half weeks to hols. Twelve working days. I need to work them all to get $$$ before I go.
Oh and another thing:
Jetstar has super cheap flights to Japan at the moment. I'd be a tad obsessive to go back again a month after I get home so I could go to the Arashi concert in Sapporo but I'm thinking about it.
I'm also thinking that two years ago, when I lived in Japan, I considered going to Sapporo for their concert (Sapporo tends to have much cheaper resale tickets than anywhere else) then decided not to because I didn't want to spend money.
That was the weekend I got robbed of my rent money. It would've cost me less to go to Sapporo for the weekend than to have stayed at home.