I just finished reading SteveO’s latest book, Back Pain, Permanent Healing and HIGHLY recommend it. (Unless you care to suffer with back pain for umpteen years like I did.) This book is an easy read and focused primarily on back pain – a multi-billion dollar industry in the US. In it, Steve breaks down the… Continue reading Book review – a must read!
I was reminded of a conversation from several years ago that illustrated our tendency to cling to misery. I was picking up one of the kids from a friend’s house. While I waited in the living room, the dad was going on and on about his rental house. “There’s a leak in the roof and… Continue reading The devil you know
Do you own a Fitbit? Wazz a Fitbit you say? It’s a smart watch for your health stats. It counts your steps, mileage and the vigor of those miles. But wait – there’s so much more! It can monitor your heart rate and according to the product description, “how well you sleep, and set a… Continue reading Why I don’t own a Fitbit
I left that blank because if your own imagination doesn’t fill it in, Big Pharma will be happy to do so. And then they’ll sell you a drug for your desperate condition. I was musing over this last week when I was doing something I rarely do anymore – watch TV. I was appalled by… Continue reading OMG! I am pre-
Our kids have opened new worlds to us. In this case, Salsa dancing. So thanks to my beautiful daughter, Molly, Jay and I are taking salsa lessons. It is an absolute blast! And besides a great work out, it’s an effective way to give body shame a kick in the booty. (The booty you be… Continue reading When heart pain masquerades
As I’ve gotten older, my bullshit tolerance continues to plummet. This is even more so when I realize that some bullshit is more toxic than others. Used car salesman blowing smoke to make a sale….bullshit. No big deal. A friend telling you that “all things happen for a reason” or “you must have needed that… Continue reading Look on the bright side and other BS
Note: As I write about “Life Uncluttered” I realize it calls for reflection on my life’s journey. So yeah, these tales are leading somewhere… I don’t mean that as a word picture to explain the depth of an emotional moment, eg, I was so embarrassed, I nearly died. No, I mean I nearly died. I… Continue reading The day I nearly died