Friday, July 17, 2015
I pass the Holocaust exhibit at Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill, NJ, each day when I go to my yoga class. It's a constant reminder of the atrocities that Jewish people endured during World War II. I shudder every time I look at the pictures on display.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
"I've never eaten so much at a food show," said my friend J as we exited the Summer Fancy Food Show held at the Javits Center in New York City last week. "Me either," I replied, after five hours of walking through what seemed like hundreds of booths filled with all kinds of foods.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Have you heard or read about the latest fashion-is-bad-for-your-health fiasco? Apparently, skinny jeans are the new health hazard—especially if you squat in them.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
A national survey conducted by Harris Poll for the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) recently discovered that a lot of us are lying to our dentists. No, it's not about how much sugar-laden candy we're eating or how often we brush (or don't brush) our teeth. It's about something that potentially has more impact on our health than that.
Twenty-seven percent of us lie about how often we floss.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
It's funny how there were certain things that, as a young girl, I looked forward to with longing and couldn't wait to happen. Yet, once they happened, the thrill wore off quickly. For instance, I couldn't wait to get my period. I couldn't wait to finally be able to call myself a "teenager." I couldn't wait to earn my own money. (Well, that thrill still lives on).
I couldn't wait to shave.