The Body

Let's talk food. Because until someone invents a pill I can take three times a day and consider myself "fed," every body's got to eat. (See what I did there?) I neglect my body. My brain powers my fingers, and writing has been my priority for most of my life. It turns out--and this will shock some of you--one's physical health impacts one's mental acuity to varying degrees. Seriously. It's pretty annoying. I like to think that at my most slothful, I can still string words together in a coherent fashion. But there was a stretch last summer when the