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This week in food and fitness

I’ve cooked too much food over the course of the last two or three months. I blame my Instant Pot. Yes, it’s as wonderful as everyone says it is, but…

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Three chocolate labs

Follow-up on the MGUS

I talked about my bloodwork and upcoming (then) appointment with the doctor. I said something about some numbers being high. As it turns out, I’m not qualified to make predictions…

Some new light

Previously A few weeks ago I talked about being sick and having extreme tingles. I was beginning to think I might be experiencing my “new normal.” This must be how…

The not so common cold

I think I’ve been suffering from a cold for the last week or so. It’s hard to tell with me. When I think I have a cold, I get a…

Sit

Sit with it Sit next to the pain Invite it for tea Listen Breathe Keep breathing

Woman in vrikshasana (tree pose)

Yoga and MS

I started doing yoga in the 80s when I bought the book, Raquel: The Raquel Welch Total Beauty and Fitness Program. I practiced on-and-off over the years and got a little…

Fun with imaging

I got my yearly brain and spine MRIs on Monday. I’m fine with being in a confined space for a significant amount of time (the whole thing takes about two…

Thinking about the body

Yesterday I’m at my local Planet Fitness recovering from my 20-minute treadmill walk and a smattering of strength training. I need this recovery period to get my legs working a…

It’s the season

Blue blue blue blue blue I was blue on Sunday Blue Sunday into Monday Blue for no reason It’s the season To be blue In September I remember But I…

Slightly Insane

I have two stuffed bears. I hug and kiss them goodnight, every night. I cover them with my baby blanket and make sure they’re comfortable. The bear named Lib has…