Inactivity is as dangerous as cigarette smoking for your health.
This is the latest breaking news on health from AOL via my iphone, received as I sit on a chair in my office between appointments.
Quick, be active, I say out loud to myself.
Should I run around the room?
Should I lift up the chair, throw it in the air vigorously and catch it at specific quad muscle angles during various intervals of the day?
I always have exercise in mind.
After all, I make it a point to walk briskly everywhere, even to my car every time I approach it.
I'm hoping this counts!
What I think is most dangerous is constant worrying about what is dangerous.
Knowledge is a good thing.
But for those of us genetically aligned with Woody Allen, (that is, having the worry gene), the imagination doesn't stop with mere information.
This is where we start.
A red bump on the skin is not necessarily just a red bump on the skin.
After all, early diagnosis of a tick spear can possibly preempt lyme disease, or so I have read.
And what does a tick look like anyway?