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Today I noticed something very important, I have enough sick leave to take a day off.  

Ok, maybe not so important to you, but I work darn hard to accumulate enough sick leave to take a day off.

Now I have to make a decision.  Since I am not actually in the traditional sense "sick", should I take the day off?  Is taking a Mental Health Day a valid reason to take sick leave?  I don't have anything I have to complete tomorrow, it can all wait.  But how valid is the idea of taking a day of because you are absolutely sick of work?

If I do go, I will not bring germs with me, but I will probably bring a poor attitude.  Especially since I will have to continue working on a project someone sent over and didn't do their part on.  I would get work done though.

My poll is about me, but feel free to discuss the validity of taking mental health days by using sick leave in the comments.

Originally posted to HK on Tue Oct 24, 2006 at 06:58 PM PDT.

Poll

Should I take tomorrow off?

50%34 votes
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| 68 votes | Vote | Results

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