A Few Steps Forward-A Few Steps Back

My birthday was this week.  I got some presents that will help to solve problems I’ve had over the past couple months and others that actually caused me problems on my special day. I was an avid fitness tracker for about 3 years.  As many of you know, my tracker suddenly quit syncing about 3…

I’m Not One of Those People

Halloween is the day when people want to feel scared.  I really don’t understand why people actively seek out scary things but given the number of scary movies and haunted houses it seems a lot of people like to be scared.  I’m not one of those people. My travels took me to a work-related multi-day…

I’m Not Humpty-Dumpty

My last story about almost falling brought back memories of quite a few times when I actually fell. I made out a little better than a certain nursery rhyme character we’ve all read about, but it wasn’t easy to always be the faller. When I was little-in age, not size-I used to fall quite often….

When the Jiggler Jiggles

I was at the airport the other day and while I saw a lot of what makes everyday life funny, I discovered that the little something here and there isn’t as stable as it used to be. When I arrived at the gate, there were many seats available and very few people in sight. I…

Dog Jog

After my fitness tracker stopped working and Fitbit wouldn’t flip the switch to fix it, I decided that I needed to do a little more physical activity, otherwise I would ‘just stay fat.’ I used to be a runner.  Now that I think about it, runners can usually run a decent distance and supposedly, they…

She’s Not that Kind of B

Prevention services in a certain health care act were intended to prevent health problems. Sounds simple, right? But it’s not, and one person holds the key. Or in this case, the code. Everyone in my family knows that throughout their annual prevention exam they must use correct language. They have to say ‘annual prevention exam’…