April 12, 2017
Still in the Game---And Why Not?
by Kathryn Grody
It was the kind of March weather where you promise yourself that no matter what, you will not complain about any kind of summer heat. I had just finished a 40 minute precor aerobic workout, followed by a true 20 minutes of floor work for the core as it twere, and feeling incredibly fit and therefore young or at the very least, ageless, I zipped up my down coat, and raced to the subway where I managed to just bravely squeeze thru the already closing doors…I stood, holding onto the available pole with one hand reading my New Yorker with the other, and smiled at the young woman who bounded up in front of me..thinking, wow, nice, a young person who notices someone elderly…and looking around for whom she was offering her seat to, I realized with serious shock and horror…..that she was standing for me!!!
“Do I look like I need a friggin seat?? I hissed at her..”I just came from a serious workout at the friggin gym!!”
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