bad to the bone: osteoporosis facts you need to know

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 and lost estrogen. My first bone density test, which I had around age 50 after I fell and broke my wrist, showed that I was in the … Continue Reading

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

a tale of two falls — how a healthy lifestyle stopped a fracture in its tracks

Don’t you think these memorable opening words from Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities” aptly describes the roller coaster experience we also know as midlife? I sure do. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the … Continue Reading