Qotd: last time you called in sick...

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  1. HotForHoney

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    On the radio... Were you sick the last time you called in sick?
    If not, what did you do?



    Last time I called in sick, I was sick. I did call in before that to go to my sons school event.
     
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    Last time I called into work... Actually I didn't call in personally - my doctor called in for me (I was in the ICU and totally out of it).

    Before that I called in because my grandfather was living his last hours (followed by a week's bereavement leave)...

    Before that it was because my mom had broken her hip, was on bed rest, and had nobody else available to look after her...

    Man... I'm a fucking ray of sunshine when it comes to "Why I called into work" stories. :oops:

    (But it goes to show that - no matter how much I hate my job - I show up unless there is death/serious injury to myself or family.)
     
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    I hardly call in sick if I do im sick as hell, besides that bastard in the mirror is a hard ass. :(
     
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    I've not missed a day in too many years to remember. I'm self employed and can't imagine letting my wife and kids down just because I don't feel good. Also, I feel I'm very perceptive when it comes to talking with people. If I tried calling myself to claim I was sick, I have to think I would be able to sense whether or not I was lying just by the tone in my voice. ;)
     
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    Not permitted to go sick :(
     
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    When I fell and dislocated my shoulder. That was 10 weeks ago, I haven't worked since.
     
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    Last time I called in I was injured, almost every other time I was just sick of working, feeling to good to work
     
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    This week and I am genuinely sick with tonsillitis. I'm not one to call in sick unless I really am. Not fair on my workmates as they have to "pick up the slack".
     
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    The last time I called in sick, I was very sick, sadly, it just meant I had to work twice as hard the next day.
     
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    I wish I had coworkers with your mentality.
     
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    For me, it was 3 years ago. I called in sick, but I really wasn't. I just didn't feel like going that day. Plus I already had the job I have now. The following Monday I gave my 2 week notice.
     
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    I cant call in sick as I have animals that I look after each and everyday..
     
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    I can't call in sick. I'm on probation.

    xx
     
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    I don't remember the last time I called in sick but when I did, I was sick.
     
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    I just came back from a four week leave. I had to call in FMLA daily. It sucked, but so does depression.
     
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    Hope you are feeling better.
     
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    Always here to listen :)
     
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    Thank you :)
     
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    I am, thank you.
     
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    Maybe 4 or 5 years ago Stomech virus.
     
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