Aging Is Tough – Stent Or No Stent!

Aging Is Tough - Stent Or No Stent!

Stent Or No Stent? Aging is tough! It takes a little courage! And A Little Exercise! Which I know you have! Aging is tough! But it's the only game in town. It comes with some interesting challenges, including vascular disease! "I had a stent 5 years ago, started doing triathlons last year And fall in love with the sport... want to go to longer distance.... is it possible?" From: Respondent #49, in the ... Read more

A True Story Of Plantar Fasciitis Research, Chapter One!

A True Story Of Plantar Fasciitis Research, Chapter One!

Plantar Fasciitis Research Badly needed! More a story about research on a shoestring, than plantar fasciitis. Made possible by the Internet, but still not easy! This is my story about a plantar fasciitis research journey, of five years duration (so far), on a shoestring budget. There is a lot to learn about this horrible condition, better known, in my opinion, as acute morning heel pain with progression, or in ... Read more

Before Risking Pill Addiction, There Are Often Better Solutions!

Before Risking Pill Addiction, There Are Often Better Solutions!

Pill Addiction? Think About It!   ... Read more

I Love My Old Chevy Truck, She’s A Metaphor For My Life!

I Love My Old Chevy Truck, She's A Metaphor For My Life!

I Do Love My Old Chevy Truck! It's another love story! In fact, I cathect my old Chevy Truck! I wasn't raised in a throwaway society! Definition of cathect transitive verb To invest with mental or emotional energy People say I should get rid of my old Chevy truck. But I love my old truck. If you have to drive a Prius 46,000 miles before you balance the manufacturing carbon footprint ... Read more

FitOldDog’s Cancer? Aging Challenges: Turn Setbacks Into Opportunities Is Right!

FitOldDog's Cancer? Aging Challenges: Turn Setbacks Into Opportunities Is Right!

Thymoma, Lymphoma, Seminoma, Other? When logic is needed for aging challenges! Fix the problem, don't worry about it! "Hope and fear are both phantoms that arise from thinking of the self." Lao-tzu, over 2,000 years ago! Aging diseases don't care what you feel! EXCEPT! Laughter is the best medicine! Maybe I should revise that opinion. This blog is all about aging challenges, and how to transcend them. ... Read more

For Endurance Training Use The 40% Rule, While Avoiding Bad Pain!

For Endurance Training Use The 40% Rule, While Avoiding Bad Pain!

You can do more than you think you can! Or the 40% rule of Navy Seals! "When you think you're done and have reached your limit, you're actually only 40% done." "The 40% rule, the SEAL explained, is the reason why even though most people hit a wall at mile 16 during a marathon, they’re still able to finish." Sidd Finch Pain is a normal part of any serious training program. For instance, I find the ... Read more

Learn To Listen To Your Body, It’s Your Best Teacher!

Learn To Listen To Your Body, It's Your Best Teacher!

Are you listening? Your body will tell you if you're in the wrong job. Your body will tell you if you're in the wrong relationship. Your body will tell you if you're guarding an injury (I wasn't listening!). Your body will tell you if you're spending too much money. Your body will tell you if you have a problem with your kids. Your body will tell you if you're eating too much, or eating the wrong ... Read more

Body-Awareness, Aging Floaters, And Charlie Brown’s Tongue!

Body-Awareness, Aging Floaters, And Charlie Brown's Tongue!

Yes! You Can Go Too Far With Body Awareness! But you should check it out, anyway! Aging body-awareness can be challenging. Is there a change that needs to be checked out, or have I just noticed something that has always been there? This always makes me think of Charlie Brown's tongue! From time-to-time, I notice the floaters in my eyes. They're like old friends, which I don't notice, most of the time. One ... Read more

Disclaimer: As a veterinarian, I do not provide medical advice for human animals. If you undertake or modify an exercise program, consult your medical advisors before doing so. Undertaking activities pursued by the author does not mean that he endorses your undertaking such activities, which is clearly your decision and responsibility. Be careful and sensible, please.