Category Archives: Aging

12 Ways Women Are Different from Men

Baby Boomer Couple

Guest Post: (NO, NOT THAT!) MEN AND WOMEN ARE equal under the law (at least that is the ideal). But when it comes to health, there are some big differences between the sexes. Here are 12 facts all women should know about how women’s health differs from men’s health: Heart. Heart disease is the leading cause of…

5 Ways To Keep Your Fitness Mojo

HIt It Hard

FRIDAY FUNNIES: THESE DAYS I AM HELL-BENT ON improving my fitness level, it’s as if a switch has flipped inside me setting off a deafening Alaaaaarm…ALAA-AAARM!!!! What precipitated this, you ask? Fear. I’ve discovered that most of my favorite jeans no longer fit and that no matter how I much I tuck my junk and…

Friday Funnies – Why Do People Grunt at the Gym?

Rocky Raccoon

KEEPING FIT IS  VERY MUCH on my mind lately, in fact, it’s become a daily  mission. Okay.. obsession. You may have noticed from my tweets that I tend to set a daily fitness goal for myself. This can be challenging as there are chocolates to devour, there’s laundry to toil over, cat poop to scoop,…

Nip and Tuck, Anyone? – Boomer Chicks and Cosmetic Surgery

Blonde Beauty

    AS I LOVINGLY KISS EACH PASSING DECADE GOODBYE  and enter a the next one I observe a bittersweet kind of relief  flowing through me. My whole being relaxes as the self-imposed pressure of having to look a certain way, whatever that may be for that particular decade vanishes into thin air. Welcoming in the…

Mirror, Mirror Off The Wall – Plastic Surgery or Italy?

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“DON’T GO UNDER the knife, go to Italy where men appreciate older women“, offers my friend Pam as we step into the convention hotel lobby in search for a much deserved glass of wine. These are words of wisdom shared by one of her female friends who recently returned from an obviously ‘lucky’ trip to Europe. Pam’s ‘go…

Snake Eyes – Eye Exam For The LIttle Girl In You

Snake Eyes

‘TELL ME,’ ASKS MY YOUTHFUL new ophthalmologist during my eye exam, ‘how on earth did you get such a deep scratch on your cornea?’ Searching ancient personal history I recall,  “When I was about three years old I remember sitting at the dining table, drawing.  My mother was upstairs and my creative self decided to make a…