If you're ever looking for a good reason to just take the whole day off and stay in bed, allow me to offer the perfect excuse:
Whether it's the joys of wandering in and out of consciousness for most of the day or the unparalleled relaxation that comes immediately after vomiting while standing up, food poisoning really makes you feel like you're on a mini-vacation.
Looking to go on a diet? Feel like you just eat and eat and can't help yourself? With food poisoning, you won't be able to hold down two teaspoons of water! Forget 'will-power' - let your stomach tell you when enough it enough.