Stephen King wrote in his book " On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft ,"  " You can , you should , and if you're brave en...

A few months ago, I wrote about my fun trip to the hospital because of abdominal pain that I was feeling. Timeline 9/1 & 9/2 - Hosp...

So two things led up to this post -- a post that will mix metaphors and have your heads spinning: 1.  I saw # RunChat  a week or so ago an...

The tweet linked to this ESPN article .  Let's break this tweet down a little:  a former NFL Tight end (Giants, Patriots, Cardin...

On September 27, 1994, my mother passed away from a cerebral aneurysm  that put pressure on her brain, hemorrhaged, and put her in a coma fr...

So...  I've not been writing that much on my blog mainly because I feel like I'm repeating myself regarding the back stuff  and then...

Two Fridays ago, my neighbor called and said he had spare tickets to the Keegan Theatre's performance of Dogfight -- the musical versio...

** POSSIBLE TRIGGERS:  Please proceed with caution!!** So... the whole Nicole Arbour "Dear Fat People" video   thing ...  **d...

For all the people who find my blog because they have Googled " fat girl bikini " (and its various permutations) here you are.  I...

Sometimes I say things flippantly and it takes a moment for it to set in and I realize how profound I can be when I'm not trying.  I jus...

Screw FOMO (fear of missing out); I have LOPMIAAMO (lack of planning means I am already missing out). In the first few Fitbloggins, I thin...

So... I don't want to surprise/shock any of you all if you see me using this at Fitbloggin. I don't always need it, but certain...

I was really shocked to find out that the idiom " When it rains, it pours . ® " was coined by ad execs to sell Morton's Salt. ...

I've mentioned in the past that I play this nerdy game called Ingress ( join the Resistance , we have cookies!).  It's an always...

My friend recommed that I try one of those "we will send you everything you need for you to make a meal" services -- Hello Fresh. ...

I don't really believe in luck or fate. But it doesn't mean I won't tip my hat to it in times where, if it existed, it wouldn&#...

All morning Saturday and part of the afternoon, I had been running around to prepare for that night's  Ingress party to celebrate an a...

One of my most-read entries is " A Mile in Her Shoes " -- a post describing what it's like to have degenerative disc disease, ...

The other day I received a lengthy letter in the mail from my insurance provider with the ID "Mixed Decision."  It began: We hav...

For the past month or two, my back has not been cooperating.  Because of this, I pretty much have stuck to home/work and errands with the o...

I am a proud person and don't like people seeing me weak or vulnerable. Sometimes I have no choice. Last night the plan was to get dinn...

I've recently become fascinated with the UK television show Embarrassing Bodies .  I've been following  Dr. Christian Jessen ) on Tw...

If you've read my " About Me " section, you know that I have a degree in English with a minor in creative writing.  When I wa...