Adventures in Thanks-Living

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On the Thin Edge of Health

With Lent has come a busier schedule both in my ministry and in teaching two online writing classes. Of course, to top it all off, both my dear spouse and I have found ourselves on the thin edge of health, fighting sinus infections that haven’t become full-blown but that are hanging on with annoying tenacity. Because of this lingering malaise, I did not post any entries last week, and I am sorry.

Good health is important, and Lent is a good time to think about health. Our bodies are made to sustain themselves when we eat well, drink plenty of water, exercise, and get sufficient rest. It’s the times when life becomes too hectic and we make compromises that dis-ease can set it. For me, a sinus infection is my body’s reminder that I am not taking care of myself, and I had better slow down.

I’ve kept exercising, albeit gently with yoga. I’ve indulged in a few much -needed naps, and I am eating simply and well. Hopefully, I’ll be back on solid health footing soon.

How about you? How are you tending to your health and wellness in the midst of wild weather swings, a glut of germs to share, and busy lives?

Photo by Hamron. Thanks!

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4 thoughts on “On the Thin Edge of Health

  1. FEEL BETTER SOON!! : )

    grace, peace & hot toddys – Virginia

  2. Reniva R. Riessinger on said:

    Well, I try to eat right, exercise, get enough sleep and drink the reccommended eight glasses of water each day, but still came down with the commom cold. However, I thankfully recovered much more quickly by getting lots of rest and drinking lots of water plus taking Ibuprofen every six hours.

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