lovely subject, right?
i’m 42, by the way. barely. 43 on march 19th, which is 12 days away.
now i know that, rationally, these two people died much younger than does the average person. and i know that it’s just an odd coincidence that two famous relatively young people died of relatively natural causes on the same day. natural causes defined here as not a car wreck, or a drug overdose, of whatever.
and it looks like kirby puckett just wasn’t taking good care of himself at the end, and i take pretty good care of myself.
it’s odd, though, for dana reeve, a non-smoker, to have died of lung cancer. it doesn’t make me, a former smoker, feel any better.
i go to the gym when i can, when my back isn’t acting up like it has been for the last few weeks. and like i said i quit smoking, and i don’t eat a lot of processed food, and i eat meat but just barely and hardly ever in large quantities except when i go to peter luger’s, and we don’t use a lot of evil household chemicals, and i use a non-aluminum-based anti-perspirant, and i take lipitor to clean out the pipes in my brain to hopefully avoid the alzheimer’s, and i live a pretty stress free life even though i live in manhattan, and everyone in my family lives a pretty long time, some well into their nineties, even though some of them didn’t keep all of their faculties.
there, that should be enough rationalization for now. i feel much better.
i think i’m going to the gym tomorrow morning, though, back pain or no back pain.
just to be on the safe side.