Those who brag about their lifelong apparent natural immunity to conjunctivitis are tempting fate.
There are worse things than pink eye. One of them will get you.
cc: Knockers on Wood, Anti-Jinxers and Similar
Edited to Add: Also worth remembering: dragging out the finest pieces one's closet has to offer will make days of mysterious, vertigo-inducing illness much more manageable. How can anything go wrong when one is wearing the best thrift store find known to humankind?*
Black sheath dress, Givenchy, McQueen era. A little too big, but can you beat that? Hmm? No, I think you cannot. I really ought to sell it, but then what would I wear on such days?