Last year, I posted a bit about euphemisms (love that word). In addition to that instance, the same aforementioned physician had earlier referred to my feet as “advanced”….a term which should normally evoke pride but, when coming from a surgeon, connotes something a bit different.

Monday night my should-be carefree visit to Burke Williams Day Spa (thanks to the infinite generosity of my dear friend Jessica) was slightly irked by the comment from my masseuse: my back is “quite impressive.” Of course, initially my mind leapt to “yes, of course I’m buff” but alas, she was referring to the “impressive” degree of knots she barely had time to scratch the surface (so to speak) on….ok, on to the burning question: does a knot positively impact body-fat composition?

10K has a whole new meaning

 For me, 10K used to mean running a 6.1 mile race..now it means, walking 5 miles….I don’t think I’m there. And the interesting thing is: it’s been SO FREEING not to feel obligated to work out! So while I’m extraordinarily grateful for healing, it will soon eliminate the excuse I have for being sedentary and put the responsibility back on me. There are, however, worse problems to have for sure!

(by the way, my sister qualified for the Boston Marathon today – can’t I just glob on to her workouts for a while?)