celebrate your bones on ‘world osteoporosis day’!

October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day, a day when people around the world celebrate the amazing things their bones do for them throughout their lives, and hopefully, stop to think about how they can take better care of their bones so their bones can always take good care of them. The National Osteoporosis Foundation says that … Continue Reading

how one small step sparked a whole new life

This post has been adapted from “Love Your Age: The Small-Step Solution to a Better, Longer, Happier Life” (National Geographic/AARP 2018) A few years ago, I stood on First Avenue with my two daughters and my husband, a few friends and neighbors, and lots of strangers. It was a glorious fall day and we were … Continue Reading

ten things you probably didn’t know about your bones (but should!)

I’m running in the 2018 TCS NYC Marathon in a few weeks. It’ll be my 5th NYC Marathon (6th overall) and all since turning 50. In fact, I started running shortly before turning 50 as a way to combat the loss of density that was inevitably happening to my bones as I went through menopause … Continue Reading