What is high on the list of every 65 year old person do for “fun”? What else? A one day Rim to Rim hike of the Grand Canyon. Three years ago as a friend and I sat at our lockers at the local YMCA, we were discussing our upcoming Medicare eligible birthdays and what we should do to […]Read More Rim to Rim (Part 1)
As I was walking through the gym the other day, I overheard a 16 year old doing a 30 lb chest press say, “I’m too old for this”. Hence the double P. My biggest PET PEEVE! What constitutes being too old? What age exactly are we when we’re too old and should just give up? […]Read More The double P
I have never been an athlete or overly into fitness. I am one of those who participates minimally for health and vanity reasons. Now onto the role of the people on the side-line. I am not necessarily referring to an actual side-line but referring to those of us that support our loved ones as […]Read More Sitting on the Side-Line
I made a horrible mistake this week. No, it wasn’t running an Ultra Marathon in the desert in the 100 degree heat. That experience was nothing but exhilarating, miserable, and one of the most satisfying things I have ever done. The mistake took place after the Ultra, and it wasn’t mixing pizza with sushi for […]Read More With the First Pick…….
About three years ago I was at a Cubs game and saw this adorable girl wearing what we once called a fanny pack. It wasn’t just any fanny pack it was a Coach fanny pack. Being the fashionista that I am, I instantly fell in love and knew I had to have one. Over the […]Read More Fanny Packs are Back
I had just clicked the mouse on my computer and immediately my brain felt numb and my stomach dropped liked I was on a roller coaster at the annual Gladstone’s World Fair. I sat and stared for a minute at my screen. The screen stared back. Without hesitation I started to feel a little regret […]Read More I Think I Can’t…I Think I Can’t
When I got into my fifties I started taking health and fitness seriously. A few years ago, I met a man 20 years older than me named Lyle. Lyle is not your normal “senior citizen”. Lyle is an ironman. You may ask, what makes Lyle an ironman? He is a man who swims 2.4 miles, bikes 110 miles, and […]Read More Forged from Iron