Posts Tagged ‘ women’s health ’

The Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl: Showing Up Is Half The Battle

25th June 2015 | 1 Comment

I didn’t think about it. I knew I had to go. Even as the pain in my back and knee hampered my every move in bed, I got up slowly, cautiously. I thought to myself: “How the Hell am I going to the gym? I can’t even go to the toilet!” In the old days, [...]


Hanging With Macy Gray & The Women’s Health Foundation Party.

1st June 2014 | 2 Comments

I am still buzzing from my great night performing (with Raymond on solo piano) for the Women’s Health Foundation at my all time home away from home: City Winery Chicago. It was a great party for a great cause: Women’s Pelvic Health – (the party is cleverly called “Below The Belt”) which offers education and [...]


Playing the Odds with Our Health.

8th May 2014 | 2 Comments

I am reeling from a scare yesterday. Someone very dear to me suffered a mild stroke in her home. She is younger than I and lives alone. Luckily she was able to get out and get herself to the hospital within an hour of the occurrence so she is expected to recover 100%. But this [...]


The Amazing Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl: Back at it.

4th February 2011 | 2 Comments

Missing In Action. That’s what they’ll say about me at the gym. I have fallen off the wagon. Oops! I wish I could blame it on “The Knee Chronicles” but I hopped off the ole’ girl awhile before that. However, I am not discouraged. I figure as long as I am still living, I can [...]


I Cheated.

28th January 2010 | 2 Comments

I ate fried chicken and corn bread.


The Amazing Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl – Litmus Test: The Movies Pt. 1

17th January 2010 | 2 Comments

I have to be honest wit you all. I have not been… uh… perfect in my goal towards diet and exercise. I have to confess that I fell off the wagon shortly after my proclamation to get it together. Actually, I jumped off the wagon and then found some C4 explosives and rigged the whole [...]


Waiting for the Shoe to Drop

6th January 2010 | 8 Comments

I sent a “Happy Birthday!” email to a friend today, thinking how fortunate it was that a mutual friend reminded me of the birthday in time. She is a gorgeous woman, smart, funny and vivacious. She responded: Thanks so much..50 can u believe it!!!! I’m sitting at… hosp waiting for my 3rd radiation treatment..3 down [...]