Tag Archive: aging

Exorcising Mommy – When You Start To Look Like Your Mother

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MY FRIEND, Theresa’s eyes are searching my face for a hint of reaction, I just ran into her and noticed something was completely different. She has shorn off her magnificent long red locks and is now sporting a short ‘n’ sassy lil’ do. Most gals would have felt a touch apprehensive about diving into this…

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…

Damn the Torpedoes – My Breast Adventures with Plastic Surgery

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  I USED TO keep my breasts in a drawer. No it’s not quite what you think…I’ll explain. At twenty-five, drawn in by the glamorous allure, I decided on a modeling career. Back then I had to lie about my age to get any work since at that advanced stage in my life I was…

Pump Up The Volume – When Aging Parents Need Hearing Aids

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‘I GUESS your grandmother was right, Pussycat’, my mother ruefully admits in the car on the way to get fitted for a hearing aid. “That certain something that annoys you about another person is exactly what will afflict you.” After years of kvetching about having to constantly repeat herself to my father, my mother’s ear infection…