One Year of Firsts: Hang Time

Day 21

Lu Ann Cahn

I have to exercise in the morning before my brain figures out what I'm doing. ~Marsha Doble

So, I'm pretty excited about this First. There's something exhilarating about hanging upside like you're a kid on the monkey bars.  In the adult world it's apparently called Pilates on an apparatus called the "Cadillac".  Bernadette Giorgi makes it look so easy. I assure you, it's not.

Sorry about my upside down camera work.  All I have to say is Bernadette is 46 years old! (she told me I could tell you)  Seriously, if this is what Pilates does for you, I'm inHere is my valiant attempt at grace while defying gravity.

By the end of the year, I swear I'm going to be able to do the Bernadette move.  A wonderful new challenge.  I'll keep you updated on my progress.

Lu Ann Cahn is an Emmy award-winning journalist who's been in the biz for more than 30 years. She's survived motherhood, breast cancer and chasing down bad guys. Now, Lu Ann's trying to complete a year of "firsts." Can she do it? She'll be posting daily here on

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