Kindness – A Three-Minute Reminder

Kindness – A Three-Minute Reminder

After boot camp this morning, I went to Gelson’s to grab a coffee, all whirling energy and far-flung focus on everything I have to get done. Ethan is on the east coast, which means taking the trash out, making lunches, and soccer practice shuttle...
Aging Tips for the Over 50 Set

Aging Tips for the Over 50 Set

2017 kicked my ass right out of the gate. My right eye swelled up on New Year’s Day and the doctor thought the tiny bump on my eyelid was a swollen gland. But when a few more popped up on my face, he diagnosed shingles. SHINGLES?  That’s a version of...
Thoughts On Turning Fifty

Thoughts On Turning Fifty

I have a new wrinkle on my face.  Given that it is on the left side of my jaw, Botox would simply freeze my mouth either open or closed so it’s not an option.  I’m sure this line comes from the way I sleep so I’ve been propping myself up on a pillow...
The Burpees Workout

The Burpees Workout

I went to high school with a girl named Laura.  On Facebook recently she posted a picture of a green, goopy looking smoothie with the caption, “I’m a middle-aged fatty trying to change. Who’s with me?”  Perhaps this got my attention because at...