fourth Thursday on the calendar for November is a day set
aside for giving thanks. But letís extend that to (at least)
the entire month with Novemberís tip: Be grateful for what
your body can do.
often, thereís plenty. You got out of bed this morning,
right? You stepped outside to pick up this newspaper. You sat
down and stood up and did 100 things we all too often take for
granted ó not even counting exercise, which we hope is part
of your day today.
that you can walk even for 10 minutes, or swim a half-mile, or
take a flight of stairs. Revel in the soreness that may follow
pushing yourself harder than usual, and in the reward of a
sunrise or sunset or peanut-butter sandwich at the end of your
(which we all have) when your body seems more of a frustration
than a gift, just accept that sometimes, breathing is not only
plenty, but most truly, the ultimate blessing.