Simple Back Pain Tips —— using a Secret Muscle

I recently experienced back pain while on a multi-day trip. Was it from too much driving? Hefting luggage? Dehydration? Hotel treadmill? Extended conference sitting? A poor-quality mattress? Everything combined? Who knows? But it was unexpected, and my hours were tightly scheduled ones in which I took little time to improve my condition. I should know … Read more

It’s NOT too Late! For What?

(A Medi Post) Often, I feel overwhelmed with life’s chores. Granted, I may have a mild, but everlasting personality flaw for ‘over-commitment,’ which expands that chore list. My mind can be quiet for sure. Tranquil. Laid-back. Yet more often it goes a mile a minute. Functionally, I can’t keep up. Too many days I crave … Read more

Energy to Keep Going . . . . to the (VO2) Max

Occasionally, drawing on my deep memories of Captain Kangaroo, I find myself silently repeating “I think I can, I think I can.” Have you been there? Maybe at times when you were attempting something new, or encouraging yourself toward some improvement? You may remember that ‘mantra’ from the children’s story The Little Engine that Could, … Read more

Blues Harmonica Experience

Do you know the answer to this question? Q: What is the range of a harmonica? A: It depends on the arm-strength of the pitcher Why did I learn that insulting and rather snobbish joke? Because I was taking a class on harmonica. Of all my posts, generally the most difficult are the ones I … Read more

One Ultimate KEY to Longevity — — Above ALL else

A friend recently sent me an article which proclaimed that a blogger won’t be healthier or happier based on how many posts he/she writes or how many followers they have.  Well, well.  I sighed. Then I immediately thought . . .  I’d be way happier with more readers.  But I digress.  The shared article wasn’t … Read more

April Fools Hoax? There’s a New Organ in Your Body?

I remember toting around the hefty Gray’s Anatomy book for years, like a preacher carries a bible.  Anyone who has ever taken anatomy classes, or been in pre-med or medical programs, has lugged the ‘anatomical bible’ as well. Admittedly, this probably only rings true for the “olden days” as I assume Gray’s is now typically … Read more

Childbirth for Men – Guest Writer

Note from drb: As my regular readers have recognized, I strive for variety in my blog (and in life).  Considering that, I thought that you would enjoy hearing from a totally new voice once in a while.  As such, I have invited another writer, Wayne Morgan, to share a post on Aging with Pizzazz. [See … Read more

Can All Seniors HIIT Improved Levels of Glucose Safely?

What do you think when you hear “blogger?”  I imagine that many people equate the term with someone who writes (perhaps even daily) about something of interest in their lives, or which they are personally investigating.  One example that springs to my mind is the blogger’s story that was developed into the movie Julie and … Read more

Quick & Easy Alternative ——— Immune-Boosting Hot Brew

Before the winter ends, I thought you might like to read about a cost-savings tip hopefully useful year-long.  I came upon it by chance.  The difference in price between a home-made vs. packaged product is substantial; but either way, the health advantage is worth consideration. I sought a quick hot drink one evening, but didn’t … Read more

Income & Mental Health ………………. Does it Matter what Rung of the Ladder You’re on?

As Valentine’s Day approaches we see articles concentrating on flowers, chocolates, love and hearts or some variation like heart health.  My Aging-with-Pizzazz variation includes health too – mental health.  Specifically, metal health from a societal prospective.  Maybe I have a little love snuck in here or there between the lines to honor the holiday. During … Read more