Tag Archives: Aging

Walking…

When I was a working person, my daily route took me just close enough to Chastain Park that I would get a glimpse of people out for a morning walk. And I would be so envious! “What a civilized way … Continue reading

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Endure the darkness…

Here in Atlanta you can feel the beginning of fall. The days are still warm but the mornings and evenings are more comfortable now. On some days, the sky is that deep blue that only happens when the humidity is … Continue reading

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Body parts…

When I first began investigating certification options for becoming a personal trainer, I visited the websites of various certifying organizations such as the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the American Council on Exercise (ACE), and the International Sports Science … Continue reading

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62…

Today I’m not “almost” anything. Today I’m 62. Wow, what a difference two years make. I have vivid memories of how I spent my milestone birthday two years ago – memories of taking the day off from work, having a … Continue reading

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Stillness…

Twice in the last three days I have found myself not wanting to do anything in particular and therefore choosing, by default, just to be for a few minutes. The first time was on Saturday. Saturday was absolutely gorgeous – … Continue reading

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Names matter…

Yesterday I did something I had been putting off. I reread a chapter on aging entitled, “Older” from Anna Quindlen’s book Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake (2013). I had been putting it off because I have a lot of … Continue reading

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Don’t get me started…

In general I’m not an angry person. I’m fairly even tempered and have a more half-full than half-empty perspective. However, even I have my buttons and my limits. So, let’s get this over with right off the bat. AARP stop … Continue reading

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