Day 22: Sunday Longevity: Start All Over Again.

The old saying states that the best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is today. This saying can also be used to ask the same question about your longevity.   When is the best time to plan on and start your longevity? Yes, 20 (or more) years...

Day 1: Another Pair of Sneakers

By far the hardest thing to overcome for any long journey is idea that it IS a long journey. Who the hell in their right mind says to themselves “You know, I fully understand this is going to be a long journey and I SO look forward to every day of it”.  It just...

Day 2: Be a Terrible Host

Amongst the everyday deluge of the seemingly incessant messages of even bigger parts of the healthy sky falling to the ground is the intentional vacuum of how just incredible YOUR body is. You are regularly bashed over the head on how bad THAT bug is, and the NEXT one...

Day 3: Vision beyond 20/20

I’ve often asked patients in my office “How long do you plan on being around? How long do you plan on living?” The answer would usually be eye opening and less than the American average life span.  When asked how did the patient come up with THAT time frame, they...

Day 4: Stronger in the Broken Places

A friend who is a welder was telling me when he is working on welding pipes, that the weld itself is actually stronger than the metal around it. And that the surrounding material will crack and fracture before the weld will.    The same happens with broken bones: the...

Day 5: An Opportunity to BE

At the age of 17 a young man leaves his small village at the very top of the Italian mountain range all by himself. He makes his way to the large port city and travels by boat to the promise land. He does not speak the language of this new country and only knows he...