choice: a manifesto

Everyday I see people who feel stuck. Stuck in very big ways –relationships, jobs, institutions, bodies, life. Or, stuck in smaller but also significant ways — exercise routines, eating patterns, the route they take to work each day, the news sources they turn to, or the snack they eat before going to bed. I use … Continue Reading

don’t worry! osteoporosis won’t happen to you! (or will it?)

Well, it all depends on how well you’re taking care of your bones.  May is NATIONAL OSTEOPOROSIS MONTH — the perfect time to celebrate your bones, and think about simple ways to toughen them up, keep them strong, and prevent osteoporosis, a common disease that can be debilitating, even fatal. Fact: 54 million Americans have low bone density … Continue Reading

5 things to do to have your best year ever!

When I turned 50, I was confused: Could I still wear jeans? Do I still want sex? Will I ever be able to run in a marathon? Could I finally lose those last 10 pounds that piled on after menopause? Is this the when I become invisible? (Answers: yes, yes, yes, yes, and not a … Continue Reading