Tag Archives: wellness

Hitting The Big Five-Oh

I hit a major milestone over the weekend, Modern Philosophers. The big Five-Oh. No, I did not turn 50!  How could you even think that?  I’m not that old and my birthday is in January.  You should all have the … Continue reading

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May The 4th Mile Be With You!

After months of lollygagging along my running route, Modern Philosophers, I decided to search my feelings and trust the Force. So this morning, I put on my Jedi robe rather than my running toga (I left the lightsaber at home, … Continue reading

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What If I…GULP…Went For A Run?

I bailed on my running routine about two months ago, Modern Philosophers, after I injured my leg. Since I’m not as young as I once was, it’s taken an incredibly long time for my injury to heal.  I went for … Continue reading

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Oops! I Went For A Run

We all have accidents, Modern Philosophers. Without them, some of us might not even be here.  I know that line was a little harsh, but numbers are down on the blog, and my adviser told me I needed to be … Continue reading

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My Adventures In Sleep Running

I’m not going to point fingers at who is responsible for my going out for a run in a Zombie-like state this morning, Modern Philosophers, because I am getting a witty blog post out of the situation. However, let’s just … Continue reading

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Does Outside Sweat Weigh More?

Today has probably been the most gorgeous day Maine has seen in 2016, Modern Philosophers. The temperature is somewhere in the 80s, the sun is shining, and there’s a gentle breeze.  Spring has definitely arrived in the Land Snow Miser … Continue reading

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Burning The Caloric Candle At Both Ends

It was such a long week, Modern Philosophers, that I felt like I was burning the candle at both ends. No, there wasn’t another power failure.  I’m just quoting one of those old and very wise sayings my Dad liked … Continue reading

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The Sweaty Metamorphosis

It’s April, Modern Philosophers, and Spring is finally in the air. The arrival of Spring means that flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and a certain lazy writer is finally making his health a priority again. As I established in … Continue reading

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He Is Risen…From The Couch

Happy Easter, Modern Philosophers! In an attempt to resurrect my health, I have brought back my fitness program from the dead.  As usual, I allowed myself to hibernate all winter, and while I was tucked away in peaceful slumber, the … Continue reading

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The Return of the Gym Rat

Happy Palm Sunday, Modern Philosophers! Much like Jesus made his triumphant return to Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, the Modern Philosopher used the day to make his triumphant return to the gym. As I’ve stated numerous times on this blog, I … Continue reading

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