10. No one to be shocked and utterly disappointed in me for letting everyone else down.
9. When I call in to work, I say, "Self, you don't have to paint today unless you want to."
8. The internet doesn't require me to talk.
7. Lost is on.
6. I don't pass along my germs to nearly as many people.
5. Massive amounts of tea.
4. Massive amounts of Advil.
3. Colin makes me homemade, delicious, anti-oxidant rich Health Soup!
2. A liquid diet jump-starts my fitness program.
...and the #1 reason why being sick isn't as bad as it used to be: