Active Living: Maintaining Fitness and Health
“Pick it up, buttercup.”
Taking personal responsibility for our own physical and mental health has been a challenge but remains a keystone value of our lives.
Except for the lost decade around middle age when we were seduced by the concerns of career, we’ve managed to keep physically active, which is to say, we went to the gym more or less regularly. That lost decade ended when Jamie’s GP suggested it was time to consider a statin prescription. “None of that,” Jamie decided and we took back responsibility for our physical wellbeing.
It’s been about 15 years now and we continue to review the pertinent literature and to adjust our nutrition and activities as we change, age, and learn.
Maintaining an active lifestyle has brought an abundance of reward to our lives. We share experiences and thoughts about: