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Nothing good comes from staying in your comfort zone. No news flash here but I do love a good work out. I respect my body and revel in the fact that it continues to support me and carry me to be a healthier and better human. After all, I plan on needing this old body for at least another 40-45 years. (So, look out!) This morning in spin class, in the height of a long uphill push, our fearless instructor…

Public Service Announcement- Get checked for skin cancer.

Did you tan with baby oil? Many years ago, right around this time of year in 1979, I was lying in my driveway, covered in baby oil, sun reflecting off my aluminum foil covered Steely Dan album and tanning for the junior prom. I worshiped the sun for many summers that way and I still ‘lay out’ with an SPF of 8, max of 15. I was blessed with sun happy and easy to tan Italian skin. (Doesn’t mean it’s…

Recipe for a gym.

Pasta on the floor is a cornucopia of recipes and a few life lessons. My experiences afford me wonderful ‘life material’ to consider and use here on this site. I have written some tongue in cheek recipes in the past such as Recipe for a College Student’s Mom or Recipe For…(You name it). Here I go again. What is the recipe for a great gym? Cardio and coffee are my morning routine. I love them both equally and do not…

I am failing out of PT

Author’s note:  To the person or persons who made it known  to me that this subject matter is not quite ready for prime time and a little too ‘honest’. Don’t read it.  It’s ok. Go back to the nightly news or whatever it is that you do in the evening.  This is a serious topic for most women in my age group and if pelvic PT works, the patient can avoid painful and costly surgery, as well as quality of…

Ode to Kate…

I think we could all use a little levity. Between the snow looming over the northeast and our bodies longing for flip flops, sunshine and warmth, we all seem to be in need of something lighthearted, perhaps silly?  I think I can help, and so can Kate. About a month ago I wrote a post entitled, They have a personal trainer for that?  The topic was about bladder issues, prolapsed bladder, fallen pelvic floor, however you wish to call it. The…