Monday, October 24, 2011

Should I have run?

Well it turns out I think I have the stomach flu...and I felt it when I woke up on Saturday morning, but I went on my long run any way.

I felt like crap the rest of that day. I took a nap which I almost never do, and went to bed early. Sunday I didn't feel much better.

I wonder if running made this worse? And should I have run if I wasn't feeling 100%?

I have a 10 mile race next Sunday, so I am just hoping this passes and I feel better and can get some runs in this week :(

I hate being sick!!!


  1. That is always a tough question. Am I making excuses, or do I legitimately need the rest?

  2. Oh no! I'm sorry to hear you aren't feeling well. It seems like it's going around. Don't beat yourself up over running; it's a hard call to make. Sometimes when I am not feeling well, I actually feel like running sometimes makse me feel better (the endorphins maybe?).Also, don't feel bad if you have to miss some runs this week because you aren't feeling up to it. As they say, the hay is in the barn - you are ready for Sunday.

  3. I hope you are feeling better. Also saw you have some sick kids .... that is doubly exhausting when you are trying to run and train.

    Wishing you a healthy household for the rest of the week!