10 Things You Should Know about Having Mono at PCS

Rhiannon Mulligan, Columnist

1. It’s caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus.

Look at this virus. This is a mean virus.

2. It will be worse for you if you’re an athlete because it messes with your blood’s ability to carry oxygen.

More developed aerobic base = feel the effects more acutely.

3. You will feel like this for anywhere between 2 weeks and 6 months.

4. Ms. Dennis will be your best friend because she brings you your assignments and proctors your exams.


5. Your teachers are true homies and will help accommodate your illness.

6. Not being able to take your finals at school will make you even more stressed.


7. But you won’t have time to stress, because you need to go back to sleep.

So tired alllll the time

8. You will miss everyone, your friends and even the annoying kid in your English class.

9. You will actually be happy about coming back to school.

10. However, the number of times you will hear “Oh my god, you’re alive!” is too many.

The first time was funny, the 10th and 15th were not.