Got The Flu? What To Do If You're Stuck At Home

We now know that the 2012/2013 flu season will go down on record as one of the most severe in the past decade. While we haven't quite reached circa 2009 swine flu levels, the CDC is reporting that 47 states have "widespread" flu activity, an elevated rate of hospitalizations and even deaths. While the flu rates may already be subsiding, there are a still a large number of people who will be staying home over the coming weeks, trying to kick the virus, which can cause fever, chills, body aches and respiratory problems -- among other complications.

Rest is a crucial part of the recovery process, but it can be kind of, well, boring. If you're home sick and getting stir crazy, try one of these activities that will help you repair along the way.

Home With The Flu? Stave Off Boredom And Feel Better With These Tricks