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Posts in “Mind and body”

Left and Right and Wrong?

February 25, 2009 Category: Mind and body, Wheel of Fortune

BetsyG figured out the key to her existence while pondering her left-leggedness during her run.

Friends Don’t Let Friends Get Brazilians

February 03, 2009 Category: Mind and body, Wheel of Fortune

Guest columnist Ima Hurting tells about her “Brazilian adventure”–her quest to avoid bikini-line maintenance–in this brilliant humor essay.

Why I Love Running: Part II

November 25, 2008 Category: Getting on, Mind and body, Wheel of Fortune

BetsyG talks about two distressing signs of aging and why running makes her feel better about it. She also shows off her Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) skills.

Why I Love Running: Part I

November 18, 2008 Category: Looking back, Mind and body, Wheel of Fortune

BetsyG looks back at her high school days as a non-athlete and why those memories contribute to her love of running today.

Well, well. Wellbutrin.

November 11, 2008 Category: Mind and body, Wheel of Fortune

Like David Foster Wallace, I suffered with depression for a long time. I finally found a drug that helped…for more than just depression.

Matter of the Heart

October 30, 2008 Category: Mind and body, Random

Here’s an update on my son Matthew’s medical condition.

Trepidation

October 21, 2008 Category: Mind and body, Wheel of Fortune

I’ve written a post on my experience with Wellbutrin but was afraid to post it. Where’s the win? What could I lose? In this post, I reflect on the possible ramifications of talking about my depression.

Echoes of Anxiety

October 07, 2008 Category: Mind and body, Wheel of Fortune

My son is having an echocardiogram this week and I am feeling anxious. Sometimes it’s harder than others to be a mom of a child with a chronic illness. This week is one of those times.

Death of Brilliance

September 16, 2008 Category: Media, Mind and body, Wheel of Fortune

I’m profoundly sad that David Foster Wallace commited suicide. In this article, I reflect on my experience reading his work and ponder the unanswerable “whys.”

The Hanging Party

September 09, 2008 Category: Mind and body, Wheel of Fortune

Chris and I had been friends since college. When he asked me recently to help him hang his photography exhibit, I thought it would be drudgery. But it turned out to be a stimulating and positive experience, and also stimulated me to write this piece that gives a glimpse into our friendship.

 

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