Salad Spinners Are The Worst and Other Thoughts About Food.

My parents, the original 1980s health nuts, were always watching themselves. "No thanks, I'm watching myself," was an often heard response to an offer of a cookie. This was the decade when they routinely headed out for four mile power walks in matching Gore-Tex track suits. In contrast to dieting, "watching yourself" is less high stakes. … Continue reading Salad Spinners Are The Worst and Other Thoughts About Food.

Orthopedic Surgery Recap.

After a few anxious days in a row, I woke up surprisingly calm the morning of my surgery. My anxiety was back in the box. I couldn’t do anything anymore about unfinished work assignments. My fate was in the hands of medical professionals and my children’s welfare in the hands of their father, their Nana, … Continue reading Orthopedic Surgery Recap.