Category Archives: Health

I’m Sorry

I stopped apologizing, called a truce toward everyone who disagrees with me, and challenged my habitual excuse for fierce expression (“it’s my tendency”). And after quelling quiet for a while, without a stroke my center was revealed, and I began … Continue reading

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Apologos

Exasperated with apologies, I’m counseling my girlfriends to be proud of getting to our age. We ought to seize this opportunity to state out loud: I didn’t buckle to the discipline. I figured out a method to survive as my … Continue reading

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Vigor

I lately like my body so, I move around sometimes when I’ve no place to go. I stopped sweet treats and started to improve, and hungered less for starches than to know unvarnished facts. Before a year had passed I … Continue reading

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Science Sucker

I laughed at Dr. Atkins and I scoffed at Weston Price; I rolled my eyes when friends described their fasts. I held my facts aloft from theirs: with logic trained, dismissing trends, explaining the control of calories, I advocated breakfast; … Continue reading

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Well Shut My Mouth

As far back as I can remember, I haven’t wanted to eat breakfast in the morning. My lack of appetite drove Mom nuts. She and Dad kept telling me breakfast was the most important meal of the day, while she … Continue reading

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Remembering a Jewish Children’s Story

Young Abraham discovered God by thought. His father made stone idols, and that day a godless woman visited and bought an idol to replace one ripped away from her abode by robbers overnight. “But how can God be stolen?” wondered … Continue reading

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Chaff

A radar countermeasure from before I drew a breath, a noun that makes me laugh – is what I think of when you bring me more minute details – it’s like you scattered chaff around – my mental air is … Continue reading

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