The key to a long healthy life is to keep learning new things. Education shouldn’t stop when you graduate from school, or even when you retire. Years ago, I shared an office with a gal in a working-class, entry-level position. She did the same work every single day. She had been in that job for fifteen years and had no… Read More
Raise your hand if you had to buy one of these pill organizers to keep track of your meds.
Yep. Me too.
Welcome to the aches & pains of midlife health!
Running is fun and makes you feel great physically and emotionally? I call shenanigans, and I’m exposing the Myth of Runner’s High. Run they said. It will be fun. Just keep trying, and you will get this wonderfully euphoric feeling known as runner’s high. What a load of crap. The mandatory one-mile run during the elementary school Presidential Physical Fitness… Read More
Should you have a hysterectomy? My answer is a resounding YES! If only hysterectomies were an optional procedure available to all women. I would be like Oprah. “A hysterectomy for you! A hysterectomy for you! And for you! Hysterectomies for everyone!” Having a hysterectomy was one of the best things I ever did. Why I Got a Hysterectomy Before my… Read More
I know you don’t want to hear this. But you are going to regret wearing flip flops every day. I don’t know when flip-flops became acceptable to wear every day. Their intended purpose was as a pair of shoes that could slip quickly on and off and get wet at the pool or the beach. But somewhere along the line,… Read More
It is a fact of life that as we grow older gravity, and breastfeeding babies, take a toll on the girls. Do yourself a favor. Go to a lingerie shop, have yourself professional measured, and invest in a good bra. I never imagined being in this position. As a skinny teenager, I wore bras with an “almost A” cup size…. Read More
Don’t be like me. Always wear sunscreen. I’m an (almost) 50-year-old woman who grew up in Texas during the 1980s. It is only a matter of time before I get skin cancer. Weren’t the 1980s fabulous? It was all big highlighted hair, makeup, and bronze bodies. I remember every Spring Break hoping it would be warm enough to start on… Read More