It turns out I didn't have the man flu. I had the real flu.
Just over a week and a half of coughing, aches, pains and sleep.
The rest of my household were sick also so I didn't need to do any additional acting to make myself seem worse than I really was!
This was my first session back and it was great to get a sweat up.
I've got a bit of a cough which is very persistent, but it only seems to flare when I stop running.
Post run I felt much better than I'd felt all week and truly think the combination of exercise, sweating and drinking a lot of water during really helped to flush my body of some little nasties that it was holding on to from being sick.
Still, I think next year I might get the flu shot, just in case.