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Calling in Sick: 7 Good Reasons, 7 Lame Reasons

The Believable and Not-So-Believable Reasons to Take a Sick Day

Lame reason 7: Your job is boring

Instead of wallowing at home, take positive steps to change the direction of your life.

Volunteer for extra tasks at work, ask your boss for more responsibility, or increase your knowledge and skill set by taking classes.