A few Neurofen and cocodamol later and I managed to get out of bed - but the stairs were a bit of a challenge. I took a trip to the spa and had an hour in the lovely warm bubbling water which eased the joints a bit. Had a bit of a swim without using my legs and then another half hour in the spa.
Now its the evening and my left hip is still pretty bad - but I reckon I might be OK to do something (other than running) tomorrow - so I'll probably sit on the bike after work tomorrow.
Its odd isn't it - as I have observed before - how your mind plays tricks on you. I'm already considering yesterday a great day. A friend of mine from work is already trying to get me to do another with him. He managed 01:59:44 for his half marathon yesterday - which is pretty good. And the odd thing is - I am considering it. I'm pretty sure I said NEVER AGAIN.
Right - early to bed tonight as I need to get to work tomorrow - so hopefully with a few more cocodomol I might get some sleep tonight....