Well That Explains It

It seems I have Fifth’s disease.  That explains how I have been feeling.  It also explains the red face the three year-old was sent home with.  We assumed it was heat rash or sunburn.  It has been going around the neighborhood and I have been around plenty of people who have had it.  The unfortunate thing, you don’t really know you have it until you break out with a rash.  By the time you have a rash, you are no longer contagious.  I broke out in a rash on legs this weekend.  I chalked it up to the heat and the fact I was working in the yard.  I atrributed my achy body as a sign I was perhaps over doing my runs.  
I am feeling about 50% better today.  Let’s hope I am back to 100% by Saturday’s Soldier Field 10 Miler.  At least I am not contagious.  Well, not anymore anyway.
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2 comments

  1. jilly says:

    Oh my goodness, well feel better. My sister and all of the kids along with her entire neighborhood got it last summer. Not fun. Take care!

  2. Jacky Hackett says:

    Thanks! I do feel better today. The lower back feels like a million bucks, now for the pain in my neck and shoulders to subside.

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