I haven't stepped into the confessional on this blog in a while, so I figured it was about time. It's good for the soul, right? Although I refuse to pay for cable, I still watch television. That is not the secret since I've mentioned it before (including buying an antennae to watch football). What has… Continue reading The Confessional – Guilty Pleasures Edition
My search for an exercise program that is challenging and doesn't hurt my knee ... or aggravate my elbow tendinitis ... or bore the daylights out of me continues. My latest attempt: Pilates. As probably doesn't surprise anyone, I fully researched Pilates studios before I took my first tentative steps. I read the reviews, and I found a perfect-for-me-on-paper… Continue reading Latest Exercise Adventure
For the first time in four years, I do not have a gym membership. My Costco special deal ran out, and I'm not getting a new one. My knee decided several months ago that every piece of cardio equipment aggravated it, so I really didn't see a point in throwing several hundred dollars away. It feels weird. Although… Continue reading Rethinking Fitness
The Republican National Convention is this week. There has been a lot of historical footage in the media, and on more than one site I've seen video clips of Reagan's highly effective slogan "Are you better off than you were 4 years ago?" That got me thinking of my life through that four-year lens. Now,… Continue reading Better Off?