There's an interesting conflict going on right now in the professional running world, one that none of us "regular people" will likely ever be involved in. Nick Symmonds, arguably the best 800-meter runner in the United States (and a Beer Mile enthusiast), has been left off of the U.S. Read more >> about Running in the 'Meda: Runner dropped over sponsor flap
One of our two cats - Bessie - has diabetes. We're currently settled into a routine: fill her bowl first thing in the morning and then inject one unit of insulin around the nape of her neck. This does seem to be controlling the symptoms - excessive urination being the most obvious - and since she shows no signs of minding the needle, we both go about our business of dealing with the disease methodically. Read more >> about Amblin' Alameda: Cat life
Everywhere you look these days, you see the phrase "couch to 5k." For the uninitiated, it's a way to describe a training program for people who currently don't or barely exercise, especially in terms of running. Read more >> about Running in the 'Meda: Couch to 5k
Physical events become more meaningful as we age. What may have seemed minor when we were younger takes on an added perspective because the consequences are usually more significant.
It was Saturday, January 19 - National Service Day, a holiday encouraging people to honor Martin Luther King, Jr., whose official day of recognition was the following Monday. Ari and Isaac were coming over to spend the night and they were being dropped off after lunch. Read more >> about Aging Gracefully (Or Not): Physical events