Instead, stay home with your dog and read a trashy 1920's society novel or some trashy 1990's non-fiction. Sleep.
Skip the Sudafed. It will only induce you to write ill-advised emails and blog posts, and it might convince you that you are well enough to leave your house. Which you should not do.
Illness is like pregnancy before 1965 - an affliction whose presence in society is unwelcome. This may explain your housemates' strange, unflattering clothing selections while ill.