Puzzled

This week in 2014, I could entertain you with the litany of things that puzzle me. 1. Work. Enough said. Everybody has a version of my tune playing in their own personal brain-pod. My version just got a little more peppy than usual this week and went from toe-tapping fun to head-banging in a matter of hours. Truly, I thought I might need a helmet there for a few days. What puzzled me is the amount of stress that was generated over such small, inconsequential issues. Why do we as humans so often neglect the important in favor of the trivial? 2. Speaking of trivial, this week I had my last steroid shot in my foot. What puzzles me is the policy of the local orthopedics office that threatens to charge patients $50 for appointments canceled with less than 24-hours’ notice, “due to high patient volume.” If they have so many … Continue reading…

Possible Mild Insanity & Progress

Ah, the second week of January is already under our belts and, speaking of what’s under our belts, how’s everybody doing on their resolutions so far? Anybody still working on theirs?  Finances in order, that great novel nearly finished, fluency in another language achieved — whatever your goals, I hope you’re making progress. Getting fit and healthy — or just losing that holiday weight — is a common goal for many people this time of year. Most people resolve to shed what I call “Christmas Tummy”  and take on all sorts of challenges, diet programs, cleanses, detoxes, and exercise regimens to help them reach their goals. Great!  You only have one body so I say, “Experiment on it!”  Then let me know how it works out! This week in 2014, I took some steps toward a healthier me. I finally set up an appointment to have my foot problem officially … Continue reading…