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.
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.