Quote Originally Posted by catherine View Post

I do think it's a weird phenomenon. I happen to know of three of them. And my take-away was that for some people, retirement, to your body, might be just like when you get a cold as soon as you go on vacation. I really believe that when you have a driving purpose, your body responds by doing what it can to stay healthy.
or maybe those of use with driving purpose get it, the purpose, because our bodies are healthy and are not expending resources fighting off disease and injury.

The two are intertwined, thats for sure.