21 Jan '15, 10am

Great post! How I avoided the flu - no shot or drugs via @runtothefinish

It’s common knowledge that post marathon many runners get sick. Immune systems are down and we’re often spending hours in the air traveling. But this time around it was my husband who came down with a violent case of the flu. He woke up the after we arrived home from the Honolulu marathon asking “what time does urgent care open? ’' Since he’s never asked this when not bleeding, I knew we had a problem and I was on a mission to preserve my own health…because if he felt that bad, I’d be knocked out. Since many folks expressed their complete disbelief that we travelled together, spent days together in our little apartment and continued to share the same bed, I’ve never had a flu shot without and have managed to stay health, I thought I’d share all the little things I learned and implemented! First I should point out that post marathon, I mostly went straight to my whole foods...

Full article: http://www.runtothefinish.com/2015/01/10-tips-to-avoid-th...

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