"Staying home sick" to me generally means staying in bed all day, watching old movies and eating Jell-O cups. I tend to forget about the "sick" part.
I have been reminded now, but if I could sum up what I did this past week I would say: sleep, watch Arrested Developement, make origami boxes. That'd pretty much cover it.
In other news, Mitch started a blog. More details to follow.