Category Archives: exercise

I’d Rather Go With You

I couldn’t wake in time today To go with you to walk Too tired, too weak, too dreary a morn – I guess I missed our talk It wasn’t long till I was up All dressed and fed and alert … Continue reading

Posted in exercise, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Going for gold

Endurance. Grit. Resilience. These are a few of the adjectives I’ve heard being used of late to describe the athletes who are competing in Brazil.  And rightfully so – I love the slow- motion images of the faces of the … Continue reading

Posted in acceptance, attitude, cancer, exercise, faith, family, fitness and health, Uncategorized | 11 Comments

Into the night

It was dark this morning.  The kind of dark that wraps itself around you enough that you don’t want to get out of bed because you think it must still be midnight.  The kind of dark that whispers “stay in … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, cancer, exercise, journal, life, nature, peace, ponds | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

10 000 Steps

One step, two steps, three steps or more I’ve made it out of bed and to the bathroom door – Counting now to twenty and up to thirty-eight Waking up to walk this ‘morn and hoping I won’t be late … Continue reading

Posted in cancer, exercise, personal journal poetry, relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The mind is willing…

The mind is willing but the body is unable. How many times did I hear my Dad use this very quote?  Did I ever pay attention? No.  It wouldn’t have done any good anyhow – what could I do to … Continue reading

Posted in cancer, exercise, inspiration, life, personal diary, personal journal, recovery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Turns out

I am struggling to find a balance that will afford me good health – or at least the best health I can have.  There is no doubt in my mind that chemo-therapy was worth every penny of pain it produced … Continue reading

Posted in cancer, exercise, good-health, life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments