I’ve been sent home from church

Man in bed holding a skull
Oddly, when I searched for clipart for “illness” on Google this is what I found on page called Health.

I’ve been sent home from church. Not for misbehaving, but because all morning I’ve felt like I was going to be sick. I’ve felt all week that I’ve been fighting some kind of bug, as I’ve had very little energy (which has been more than just the late nights). This morning it hit me.

I arrived, delivered the papers for the AGM today and then left. Now the quandry: do I continue to work on my presentation tonight on the off-chance that I’ll be feeling better by six-thirty, or do I go to bed? With or without an extra skull.

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Gareth Saunders

I’m Gareth J M Saunders, 52 years old, 6′ 4″, father of 3 boys (including twins). Enneagram type FOUR and introvert (INFP), I am a non-stipendiary priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, I sing with the NYCGB alumni choir, play guitar, play mahjong, write, draw and laugh… Scrum master at Safeguard Global; latterly at Sky and Vision/Cegedim. Former web architect and agile project manager at the University of St Andrews and previously warden at Agnes Blackadder Hall.

2 thoughts on “I’ve been sent home from church”

  1. I had that lasty week. Felt sick all afternoon, and was sent home from work. Spent the next few days in bed with a kind of mini-‘flu…

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