The days are slowly getting longer here in Berlin — it’s even almost light out when we get up during the week! But in all other respects, it’s solidly still winter. Dark, damp, dank, and everywhere you go there’s at least ten people coughing and sniffling.
I already took a week off from running in January due to a dumb sinusy cold that came with some serious fatigue. I thought that might be it for the winter, but last Wednesday my husband came home with a scratchy throat and cough. Three days later, I had that telltale scratchy throat and wondered if I’m really sick enough to miss my weekly long run? Or is short but intense rest the way to go, and get back on my feet quicker? Read more >>