15 Clever Captions to Post on Instagram When You're Taking a Sick Day

Few things can pry us away from Instagram—and that includes staying home when we're sick.

Just because you're coughing and sneezing up a storm doesn't mean that your followers have to suffer, right? If you're someone who needs to keep posting even when your sick, we have just the captions for you.

For the photo of you recuperating on the first sick day you've taken in forever:

"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."

-Henry David Thoreau

 

For when you're more than ready to just feel well again:

"The most poetical thing in the world is not being sick."

-G.K. Chesterton.

 

Also read about: Here's Why It's Okay to Take a Day Off From School When You're Sick

 

For the shot of you sick in bed, preparing to do absolutely nothing all day:

"Out of order."

Kim Possible: Kim sneezing at work

(Kim Possible via Disney Channel)

 

For when you really start to appreciate how good you usually have it:

"Health is not valued 'til sickness comes."

-Thomas Fuller.

 

For the pic of you in your PJs at 2 in the afternoon:

"Pajamas all day."

 

For the pic of you sipping tea and staying optimistic despite being super sick:

"Even when I'm sick and depressed, I love life."

-Arthur Rubenstein

 

For that sick pic of you not looking at all like yourself:

"Being sick feels like you're wearing someone else's glasses."

-Megan Boyle

 

Also read about: 7 Things to Do ASAP If You Think You're Catching a Cold

 

For the thermometer selfie showing off your high temp:

"SICKO MODE."

-Travis Scott

 

For when you're totally over being sick after three days of stuffy noses and sore throats:

"I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired."

-Fannie Lou Hamer

 

For explaining your absence from all of social media while you recover:

"Just gonna sleep until I don't feel like hot garbage anymore."

 

For the pic of you and your most loyal friend when they stop by to drop off the homework:

"A faithful friend is the medicine of life."

-Ecclesiasticus 6:16

Frozen Fever: Anna feeds Elsa soup

(Frozen Fever via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

 

For when your cold makes it feel like you're barely alive, but you still need to post on Insta:

"What doesn't destroy me makes me stronger."

 

Also read about: What to Do If the Pandemic Has Made You a Hypochondriac

 

For the pic of you recuperating with your favorite rom-com on in the background:

"Laughter is the best medicine."

 

For the pic that shows you're actually taking good care of yourself on your sick day:

"If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit."

-Banksy

 

For those times when you just have to selfie, even if you don't look or feel 100%:

"Too sick to function… but not too sick to selfie."

SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob gets the suds

(SpongeBob SquarePants via Nickelodeon)

 

If you're here to use each and every one of these captions, be sure to also click HERE to find out how you act when you're sick, based on your zodiac sign.