Why do my parents put my finances over my safety and well-being?

My parents were happy for me getting a job and I had perfect attendance in my career up until about two months ago. I went on vacation to a new place to visit my fiance, and since then I've been sick. Some days I get so sick I can't go or my work will send me home. My mother thinks I'm making these... show more My parents were happy for me getting a job and I had perfect attendance in my career up until about two months ago. I went on vacation to a new place to visit my fiance, and since then I've been sick. Some days I get so sick I can't go or my work will send me home. My mother thinks I'm making these conditions up to get out of work, but I had a perfect record before my vacation, and I would keep that perfect record if I could. Why does it matter if I miss a day here or there? Shouldn't she care more about my health than my paycheck?
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