Here's another tip: Over the counter remedies like Advil will make said temperature go back down and one will be less likely to spend the day whimpering with the yuckies and publishing blog posts extolling the virtues of ginger ale.
We're feeling much better now. I took today off as I was still a tad feverish this morning, but am heading back towards "normal" just in time for the weekend. Fearing that this might be my last few hours on earth, however, I broke my vow to avoid the siren song of the sock yarn. I cast on for a pair of "Slouch Socks" from the new book that landed in my house last weekend.