I took a sick day today, and that’s OK
I skipped work today because I’m sick: nothing terrible, nothing life threatening, I’m just—exhausted. I definitely can’t focus on code, I can’t even focus on television; so far I’ve been re-reading a favorite old novel, and looking at Twitter when I get distracted.
The world will not come to an end because I’m not working. My company won’t collapse because I took the day off. My project will not fail.
I’m sick and I’m taking the day off, and that’s OK. And if you can’t take a day off—whether because you’re sick, or just because you feel like it—then something is very very wrong.
And now… I think I’m going to lie down on the sofa.