Category Archives: Health Issues

Sleep On It

Recently I’ve been jonesing to get back up on the flying trapeze. How bad could it be, if I just go one more time again? Today I’m reminded why I shouldn’t. Because I still suffer the effects of the head … Continue reading

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She’s With The Band

Who are you? How do you identify yourself? What’s your elevator pitch? What’s your brief Twitter profile description? There are so many ways to view yourself. By the roles we play, by our hobbies, by our age, gender, race/ethnicity, profession. … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sex

Sexuality is a funny thing. Sex is a funny thing. We’re sharing the earth with billions of our best friends, so clearly we’re doing something right. Or if not right, we’re certainly doing it at the very least. Because it feels … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Trapeze

I believe Life is prone to throw a lesson at you until you learn that lesson. And even then, there are refresher courses to keep your skill-set up-to-date. The circumstances and details of the lesson differ to keep things interesting, … Continue reading

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Does Your Bullying Make Me Look Fat?

I had a very disturbing conversation with my friend’s tween daughter the other day. Daughter mentioned she was fat. My ears perked up, and my heart tugged. I looked at my friend and said “We cannot raise another generation of … Continue reading

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Dating Really Is a Headache

You may have noticed I have not written much of late. If you haven’t noticed, I won’t be offended. A little sad, but I understand. I haven’t written because I can’t. My head injury has flared up again such that … Continue reading

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Sex Sells

Have you seen the re-creation of the Sports Illustrated cover using topless plus-size models? It’s hard to miss, as it had made the rounds on traditional and social media. The press has been positive overall–the feedback talks about celebrating the … Continue reading

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George Will, You’ve Broken My Heart

I started the day with my head aching. Steroid injections to the head elicit this type of reaction in the neurologist’s procedure room: “Holy mother of F*CK! I hate you!!” Yes, I’m still being treated for the head injury I … Continue reading

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Heart of a Honey Badger

A few years ago, I was running 40-50 miles a week, had several race bibs, and even placed first in my age division in a 5K (total fluke–there were literally only 2 other women in my age group); And yet … Continue reading

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10 Miles of Grey

Timing is everything. And in the end, it’s nothing. In this case, timing was perfect when yesterday, a friend read my last blog post on my ambivalence (the absolute Blacks and Whites, and the nebulous Greys) with my upcoming races, … Continue reading

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