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A lifestyle journalist who was forced to slow down tennis, travel, food & wine coverage when chronic illness changed her life & career.

What I learned from my involvement in college sports

Photo by Marcia Frost

This summer, the Supreme Court ruled that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) did not follow its own rules in distinguishing between separating amateurs and professionals. …

How I went from constantly traveling the world to traveling locally with help and a medical scooter

Marcia Frost with the Duke of Ballindalloch Castle in Scotland, on a Kangaroo Island Beach in Australia, and, more recently, exploring Holiday World in Indiana on a medical scooter.

“There are places I’ll remember

All my life though some have changed

Some forever, not for better

Some have gone and some remain”

— In My Life by The Beatles

I’ve always loved that song. It was playing on the radio when I was in my car last weekend, driving…

A Subject Many Athletes Deal With

Simone Biles announced that she would not be competing in the first two gymnastics individuals. It appears she will perform on balance beam next week. Questions are looming on exactly what happened.

While Biles admits she is physically fine, she cannot say the same…

I had to find the strength to do it.

I planned for two years to get a dog. I wanted to make sure I was 100% sure of what I was taking on and that I could afford the necessary food, insurance, and vet visits. I also wanted him to become a service dog.

While I thought I had…

Bernie Sanders has been touting “Medicare for All” since he introduced the bill to congress in 2019. His plan is to get affordable healthcare to all Americans.

The premise is certainly something the country can use, but what why aren’t we fixing what we have. …

Photo by Marcia Frost

I’ve been living in the Midwest for more than a dozen years now, but when September 11th comes around, I always remember I am a New Yorker. …

Today is the day! I planned on going before the pandemic, but can’t now. I’m hoping this is the first of many Major League Baseball games on the Field of…

Just got back from the doc. There for pneumonia and, like always, they want my height and weight. I said no and the nurse looked shocked. It reminded me why…

It feels good to start to feel good. Looking forward to writing more!

40 years later with The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys at the Champaign County Fair. Photo by Marcia Frost.

If you asked me me 40 years ago what I’d be doing when I turned 60, I would never have guessed it would be the same thing. It’s ironic, and fitting, that I’d be in front of The Beach Boys.

I can tell…

Marcia Frost

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