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On the recovery road

I wasn’t going to post anything until I got the results from my pathology report next Monday, July 16th, but Leland said that I should let people know how I’m doing, recovery-wise. Four full days post surgery and I am proud to say that I am feeling...

The Waiting Is the Hardest Part – Part III

[Full disclosure.  It”s Leland.] Monday June 3rd was cleanse day for Lynne.  New sheets, new PJs, special soap for her first of two pre-surgery showers.  She also had to drink magnesium citrate, which, from the look on her face, tasted as good as it sounded....

Just when I thought I was out…they pull me back in!

Although what I am about to write is far from funny, I am reminded of a joke that I learned when I was a kid.  We used to tell this joke so much, that we would just use the punch line and it still got a big laugh. The Captain called the Sergeant in. “Sarge, I...

Feeling Whole at the Half

On Sunday, April 15th, I completed the More Magazine/Fitness Magazine Women’s Half Marathon in Central Park in New York City.  Having lived in Manhattan for 12 years, running in Central Park was nothing new. And I’ve been running races for 22 years, so...

Yesterday's News

In late January, as many regular blog readers know, I was finally given clearance to start swimming again. My first swim was on January 27.  Other than noticing that I filled out my bathing suit a bit more, the swim workout itself didn’t feel very different from the...