We know that when you're sick, you're just not interested in building a replica of your uncle out of toothpicks""--and, knowing this, the Stines offer their ""20 Things You Can Do With Tissues"" for reading and rejecting only. The time-killers they do include (code messages; tongue twisters) are mostly designed to drive your friends and visitors nuts. To keep from going nuts yourself, there are a guide to surviving daytime TV, tips on interpreting visitors' remarks, and advice on looking properly sick so you'll get the sympathy that's coming to you. The recipes, variations on tea and toast, are relatively straight; the P.Q. (Patients' Quotient) test less so. All in all, it's more fun than a toothpick kit.