...the girls who live next door ask your roommate if you're okay.
...the dining hall worker makes you swipe your own card.
...you wake up early to ensure that your cold medicine will be in effect during a test.
...you can't go to the bathroom without needing to use toilet paper as a tissue.
...you spend as much time at night coughing, trying to sleep, as you do sleeping.
...your roommate and mother are both trying to get you to make a doctor's appointment.
...you stop asking where the nearest tissue is and start asking what can be a tissue.
...when you talk about how much you drank last night everyone knows you mean tea.
...your method for waking up your roommate is to cough louder.
...your roommate comes in at 4 AM and you don't wake up because your cold medicine has knocked you out.
Just to be clear, I'm not sick, but one of my friends is. She suggested writing this based on her experiences. Feel better!