Acupuncture: 99 Needles in Me

Acupuncture: 99 Needles in Me

Acupuncture. A blending of heaven and hell. And, here we are, close to Halloween. The feeling on my shoulder, knees, neck, and ankle is not like thousands of twigs. None of them tingle or cause me to shimmy, cringe, and/or shake, though the occasional needle insertion...
Five Easy Ways to Fake Out a fitbit

Five Easy Ways to Fake Out a fitbit

I never said you were a cheater nor did I confess to the act myself. But a 5000 step goal can seem like too steep a mountain to climb, let alone the weight loss recommendation of 10,000.¬†Lean and fit people don’t need a fitbit reminder to achieve. Those of us...
The Benefits of a fitbit

The Benefits of a fitbit

Are you fit? Even a little bit, if not a lot? Are you keeping the middle-age fat monster at bay? The bad animal who climbed, uninvited, into your cells to slow your metabolism? The fink! If ever there was something to rage about age, this is it… I desire a...
Twelfth Morn

Twelfth Morn

I hated to do it, but it needed to be done. I tossed out the final Christmas cookies, dipped pretzels, chex mix, and fudge. We had already eaten nearly all of the treats – and you can tell, because the pounds are all around me. Now, if I could only toss the...