It’s Time To Make Some Noise About Women’s Health

It’s Time To Make Some Noise About Women’s Health

Here’s something I’ve noticed: if I post, say, a picture of my daughter, or of my pets, I’ll get a ton of “likes” and comments. But, if I post something supporting, say, Planned Parenthood, you know what I get? Three “likes” and crickets. Seriously. And I don’t think...
Complaining about Lady Gaga’s belly fat? Bitch, Please!

Complaining about Lady Gaga’s belly fat? Bitch, Please!

I might be an athlete, but I’ve never been a football fan. I only watch the Super Bowl for the ads and, this year, for Lady Gaga’s half time show. When Gaga first came on the music scene, I was skeptical. I figured she was just another auto tuned club kid. But that...
Fitness in the Time of Choleric Rhetoric

Fitness in the Time of Choleric Rhetoric

Like many of my fellow Americans, I was shocked and devastated by last week’s election results. Although I live in California, a very blue state, I am having a ton of anxiety over the future. I cannot and will not normalize the election results; Trump might end up...
Fitness Self Care: Getting a Flu Shot

Fitness Self Care: Getting a Flu Shot

        Note: I’m not a doctor or a scientist. I used the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website as my main source for flu shot information. As you may have guessed, this site is pro-science and pro-vaccine, and I will not apologize for that in...
Is Being in Shape Once You’re Over 40 An Indulgence?

Is Being in Shape Once You’re Over 40 An Indulgence?

Recently, I went to an event where there were a bunch of people I haven’t seen since my late 30’s. It was, truly, nice to see everyone. People seemed happy. Most marriages seemed intact. Their children appeared to be well mannered. Everyone looked great. But then, I...