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I was wrong; I am sick

November 12, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

Last year after my marathon, I felt this way, but put off going to a doctor for a while. This time around, with a newborn in the house, I wasn’t going to wait. Sure enough I have an upper respiratory infection. I essentially have no voice, am coughing occasionally, but I have no fever. My head is a little swimmy though.

So I’m on the same meds as last year that worked pretty well. I do feel better tonight than I did this morning. As long as I can get a little better every day I’m not too worried. I will lose a week of any kind of working out besides some short walks with my dog, but at this point I don’t care about that. I just want to get healthy. It’s needless to say, but the 8k is out this weekend. And depending on how the next few days go, a Turkey Trot may be out of the question too. I’m not giving up hope yet!

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  1. Danny
    November 13, 2008 at 1:38 am

    you’re right, you DO have the same thing as me. exact symptoms.

    except i didn’t go to a doctor (but i did go to medical school) and i’m not on antibiotics. i think i’m getting better though.

    (funny. i felt like crap the last few days and nobody cared. today i feel a little better, but my voice keeps going out on me, and so all of a sudden everyone seems concerned. shrug. i took advantage and left work early today. 🙂 )

  2. Rob
    November 13, 2008 at 4:46 pm

    I hope you feel better.

  3. Joe Thorn
    November 16, 2008 at 5:45 am

    Man, I hope you recover well and quickly.

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