Tag Archives: Health

Listen to Your Body

At yoga class today, I heard my teacher say her oft-repeated mantra: Listen to your body. She cautions us to not push ourselves in ways that make our bodies hurt. Should we feel any strain or discomfort, we need to … Continue reading

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If You Want Something to Stop, Make an Appointment

My husband has been struggling with a pain in his shoulder for the past week and a half.  At first, it was merely a small annoyance, but as the days wore on, so did the pain, getting progressively worse until … Continue reading

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Twenty-Four

24 is a TV series that stars Kiefer Sutherland as a counter terrorist agent. Each episode depicts twenty-four hours in his character’s life. I believe it ended a couple of years ago, though I think I read where it is … Continue reading

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A Community of Believers

The last time I had my annual physical, my doctor asked me what I was doing to keep my mind busy.  “I write a blog,” I told him.  “That’s good,” he replied.  “Do you do any kind of puzzles?” he … Continue reading

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Pick a Body, Any Body

I’m going to admit to something shocking. I look at other people’s bodies. Yes, I do. And what’s more, I compare my body to theirs and think about how closely my body resembles theirs. I do this a lot at … Continue reading

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Forgetfulness Drives Me Crazy

Lately, my forgetfulness is causing me anxiety.  For example, the other day I went to the Y for my yoga class and put my coat and pocketbook  (aka a purse for those of you under the age of sixty) in … Continue reading

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My Health and My Children’s Happiness Go Hand-in-Hand

It’s the start of a new year, and as I always do at the beginning of the new year, I resolve to work out more to stay healthy. As I well know, it’s hard for me to stick with anything … Continue reading

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