Tag Archive for 'injury'

I’ve been swimming once a week for the past few months. Last week, as I finished, another patron was waiting for my lane. We exchanged hellos and he asked if the water was warm. “I don’t usually swim. I’m a runner.” But, this,” he said, motioning to a very swollen, purple ankle. Turns out, he […]

As a fitness instructor at a big box gym, I encounter folks from all walks of life and in various stages of their life’s journey. It’s one of the things I love most about teaching there. As such, I regularly have people check in with me to inform me of recent diagnoses or injuries that […]

My five-year-old daughter is taking dance this year. She takes thirty minutes of ballet and thirty minutes of “theater jazz” one day a week. She’s in class with four of her besties, and she is as happy as a clam about it all.  As for me, I am glad that while she takes a full hour […]