"Children seem much more hyper when the parent is ill"
"Independent children suddenly become clingy and cannot play by themselves alone for more than a minute before begging you to entertain them when you feel the worst!"
"Dishwashers are your friends during times of illness...especially if one is used to not using one due to growing up without one"
"While you don't really 'do' anything, your house always looks way worse and horrid when you are ill"
"You say the weirdest things to people when you are ill"
"The cutest paramedics always come to see you when you pass out in your PJ's and your hair looks like Einstein"