if you’re in trouble, like you need to have some kind of emergency spine surgery, doctors will put in their prescription, 1,200 milligrams of calcium and 2,000 IU of Vitamin D (well, the St. Luke’s medical team will put it in your third surgery because… the first surgery was an emergency and they presume everybody is able to process calcium and Vitamin D)…
then when the doctors prescribe calcium and Vitamin D, they’ll probably mention in passing (if they’re thorough) the third element required for your body to absorb and process those nutrients although they’re not allowed to write it down, of course, in their prescription form.
Doctors just presume everybody’s getting enough sunshine.
When it rains for days and days
and weeks and weeks,
don’t you feel
your body starting to creak?
Go out and get some sun.
On a clear day, you could see newly spun spiders’ webs glistening from low-hanging branches of trees as sunlight filters thru them. From across your lane, you could see the sunlight creating a formation of luminescent planks to the sky. Geez, wish i had a camera while running, went around and got back 20 minutes later but they’ve disappeared, the angle of the sun had changed…