Dr. Cathy Fieseler is the director of Sports Medicine in the Trinity Mother Frances Health System in Tyler, TX where she provides medical care for many local high school, college and recreational athletes. She is on the board of directors of the International Institute of Race Medicine (IIRM), and formerly served as chairperson of the Road Runners Club of America Sports Medicine Committee. She also competes in marathons and ultramarathons herself, when she can fit them around her work schedule.
The flu is a serious illness. Take the time to recover, or you may miss a lot more running.