Category Archives: benefits of exercise

The Health of Our Care – Good Luck

I find myself unable to write my usual end-of-year post. You know, the take good care, be good to yourself, and be active post. I can’t write that at the close of this year because all I can think of … Continue reading

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Friends

Kate is hair and clothes flowing, delicate voice, searching through bags filled with tissues, snacks, books, water, pens. She is ethereal, not quite of this world. She is reading poetry, surprising me with her voice. She is in my line … Continue reading

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Enjoy….true confessions

Today’s Life-Cise Daily Tip is “Enjoy yourself!” It’s a phrase I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. And it’s an idea I’ve been experimenting with in my own workouts. You know me – I’m a pretty driven, intense exerciser most of … Continue reading

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World Cancer Day – Choices

February 4 – World Cancer Day. That’s today. All over the world and the internet there are events, seminars, online discussions, panels to talk about cancer. To all of this, I humbly offer my 2 cents. Cancer. It’s big and … Continue reading

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Baby, It’s Still Cold Outside!

Yup, I went out for a run today. Seventeen degrees. As I ran, I thought of things I wanted to add to yesterday’s post about cold weather outdoor exercise. I remember when I was in college at Northwestern. Lake Michigan … Continue reading

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Starting a Habit – Again

@JulieGoodale It’s cold out; I don’t want to go for a run! That’s what I tweeted about an hour ago – and I meant it. Since my last big race 2 months ago, I’ve been taking it easy. In that race, … Continue reading

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No Magic Pill

Yesterday’s Life-Cise Daily Tip was “No, exercise is not magic. There is no magic pill. But exercise can help.” I wrote that because I had been thinking a lot about the role of exercise for cancer survivors. There had been … Continue reading

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Think On This While I’m Away

                                  It’s been a while, I know. Too long. I’ve been up at Saratoga playing opera, and spending as much time as humanly possible … Continue reading

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Maybe An Apology Is Necessary (but not for everything)

I’ve been thinking a lot about the anonymous comment to my last post. Anonymous thinks I am completely insensitive to cancer patients and all they are going through by suggesting a little exercise might be good. I am troubled that … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2011

Welcome to 2011. My wish, as always, is for a very happy and healthy new year for us all! It’s a new year, another new beginning. In this new beginning, I encourage you to do more to take control of … Continue reading

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