On Tuesday, June 27th, 2011, I picked up Michael Griffin's food journal on the T, and put it in my purse. It was 7am at the Boston College stop, and I was alone on the car. The black bound notebook sat untouched on a seat, and I thought briefly about handing it in to the conductor before placing it in my purse. Conductors are busy guys and gals - I decided that I would be the one to return this artifact to its rightful owner.Read More

Worcester Fitness Wants to Know We all give so much of ourselves to others, it’s a little uncomfortable to ask this question.  But when it comes to your fitness and health goals, being selfish can be the key to your success. In order to be our best for those we love, we need to make ourselves a priority.  Make it about YOU and customize your fitness plan to be as individual as you are. WhatRead More

Finally, I can justify the many meets when Ms. Beisel (five years my junior) gave me a run for my money in the Zesiger Aquatics Center. I recall that little doe-eyed pipsqueak waiting beside me at the blocks, like an aquatic Doogie Howser on a mission. Read More

Years ago, I was that girl that would not step foot into a gym.  Nope.  I wouldn’t do it.  My poor husband tried everything.  I was just too intimidated by all the equipment and machines and I had no idea what to do with it all.  Cut to about four years ago and I was no longer going to sit around, feeling uncomfortable in my own skin, tired and unmotivated.  I had to do something. Read More

A couple of weekends ago I was working a Saturday manager shift. Things were pretty quiet and then a women came in to take a tour of the facility. As I took her around she was telling me that she was just laid off from her job of 32 years and she didn’t just want to sit around the house feeling bad for herself so she decided to look around at some of the localRead More