Archive for May, 2010
No one is immune. We’ve all had someone, at some point in our lives, even when we were in elementary school, or just last year, who . . . brought us down. Someone who always had to have the focus on her. Someone who felt better about herself by making you feel or look bad. Someone who never once asked . . . Read More
Hosts Kelley Connors and Cassie Holme talked with me about the most important things women can do to make sure they stay healthy after 50.
Summer. Time to show off the gams, especially now that they’re toned from all the running (with walk breaks) that you’ve been doing! But, for the last few years, I’ve seen a noticeable change in the look of my legs–I have these little squiggly things happening all over, especially around my thighs. My grandmother had them, and so does my mother. . . . Read More
According to Dr. Helen Fischer, the brilliant biological anthropologist, there is an ancient human tendency to marry and remarry, which she calls the “four year itch.” Millions of years ago (and even more recently than that) it was assumed that if a child lived to see age four, she would survive. The “parents” were then free to move on to new sexual . . . Read More
When I turned 50 I had vague memories of what my hair looked like before I started using a blow-dryer. But, who could remember? For decades I had beat my naturally wavy hair into submission, making it as stick straight as possible with blow-dryers, irons, and yanking on it with a brush . . . every single day. Clearly, I had won the battle . . . Read More
> After-50 Operating Instructions Barbara Grufferman offers a road map for navigating your 50s By: Gerit Quealy