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Stomach virus knocked me down.

Just like the movie “Outbreak” there has literally been a stomach virus invading Connecticut, and it’s nasty.   Both of my sons were sick last week, and my wife was ill as well.   Late sunday night, after my 20 mile barefoot run, I was starting to feel something take over me, and it did.    I actually ran 5 miles on Wednesday feeling weak and tired, and it was snowing!   Probably wasn’t a good idea.   I basically have been feeling ill with diarrhea since sunday night, and thursday night is when this virus peaked and beat my ass to the ground.   Constant diarrhea every 10 minutes for about 20 hours straight, at least I wasn’t throwing up, which is supposed to happen as well with this virus.   Today feel MUCH better, but tired and worn out. 

Looking to run tomorrow and get back to training, if you call it training.

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