On days when you're just sick as a dog, you'd probably agree that it's best to stay at home. But then you realize that you're out of sick days — and that your company isn't the type to say, "Hey, that's OK. Work from home for as long as you need. Just don't get us sick!"
And you have the terrible realization that you have to go into the office, even though you can barely breathe out of your nose and can't stop coughing all over the place.
It's impossible to snap your fingers and recover instantly for the sake of your teammates. But here are a few things you can do that'll help you avoid dragging everyone down with you.