Category Archives: Fitness

Back Among The Living

I do not make a secret of the fact that I am an introvert, Modern Philosophers. I prefer to lock myself away from the world by choice, not because some renegade germs tell me I cannot frolic with the masses. … Continue reading

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Chasing After Santa’s Sleigh

Merry Christmas, Modern Philosophers! Christmas began in the traditional way at The House on the Hill.  I ran down the stairs in search of presents, but there weren’t any. It’s not like I expected anything to be waiting for me … Continue reading

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Baby, It’s Ridiculously Cold Outside!

The good news, Modern Philosophers, is that I have taken great strides in overcoming my paralyzing fear of driving in the snow. The RAV4 has made traveling the winter roads of Maine a much less anxious endeavor, and that has … Continue reading

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Is Snow Miser My Personal Trainer?

I’m always having weird thoughts, Modern Philosophers, but the one I had this morning was particularly odd… What if Snow Miser is my personal trainer? As you know, Snow Miser and I do not have the most pleasant relationship. In … Continue reading

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The People I Meet On My Runs

Getting back into shape wasn’t the only reason I took up running, Modern Philosophers. I was hoping it would make me more social and help me to meet new people.  I have no problem diagnosing myself as a socially awkward … Continue reading

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I’m The Gingerbread Man!

I am the Gingerbread Man, Modern Philosophers! As in “You can’t catch me ’cause…” I’m participating in a Wellness Competition on the Virgin Pulse app.  Today is Day 14 of 15, and thus far, I am in the lead with … Continue reading

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Know Your Limits, And Then Push Them

I’m participating in another Wellness Challenge on the Virgin Pulse app, Modern Philosophers. If you recall, I won the Individual Title of the last Wellness Challenge by doing 30,000 steps a day for fifteen consecutive days. I swore to myself … Continue reading

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