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Find your 50 “On This Mother’s Day…”

“On This Mother’s Day…”

 ”Carmela is so much more than just cannolis” When I was asked to write a Mother’s Day post about my mom, Carmela, one of my choices was to possibly re-produce something I had previously written about her on my own blog, a collection of musings I call “LetaVision”.  So, as [...]

Fit 50 “Midlife and the Midriff”

“Midlife and the Midriff”

Take a look in the mirror. An honest look. Chances are good you’ll see someone who isn’t just a “bit” overweight. And if you’re a woman “of a certain age”, being too heavy in midlife isn’t just a problem for your closet, it can kill you. “Obese?  Uh Oh” A [...]

Financially Fit 50 “Your Kid, Their Money”

“Your Kid, Their Money”

Editor’s Note: Money Makes the World go Around Okay, let’s jump in the way-back machine.  It’s the 80′s and you are either in college or just starting a job. When you were in your 20′s were you seriously mulling over your retirement plan?   I remember graduating and getting my [...]

Fit 50 Health / JAMA News “Surgical Solution to Diabetes?”

“Surgical Solution to Diabetes?”

The struggle with weight not only weighs a person down emotionally, it can cause serious and sometimes deadly health issues.  Type 2 diabetes is considered a world-wide epidemic and it’s tied to obesity.  Some people who feel they keep fighting a losing battle over obesity opt for gastric bypass surgery.   [...]

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“Your Kid, Their Money”
Financially Fit 50

“Your Kid, Their Money”

Editor’s Note: Money Makes the World go Around Okay, let’s jump in the way-back machine.  It’s the 80′s and you are either in college or just starting a job. When you were in your 20′s were you seriously mulling over your retirement plan?   I remember graduating and getting my [...]

“Midlife and the Midriff”
Fit 50

“Midlife and the Midriff”

Take a look in the mirror. An honest look. Chances are good you’ll see someone who isn’t just a “bit” overweight. And if you’re a woman “of a certain age”, being too heavy in midlife isn’t just a problem for your closet, it can kill you. “Obese?  Uh Oh” A [...]

“Surgical Solution to Diabetes?”
Fit 50 Health / JAMA News

“Surgical Solution to Diabetes?”

The struggle with weight not only weighs a person down emotionally, it can cause serious and sometimes deadly health issues.  Type 2 diabetes is considered a world-wide epidemic and it’s tied to obesity.  Some people who feel they keep fighting a losing battle over obesity opt for gastric bypass surgery.   [...]

“On This Mother’s Day…”
Find your 50

“On This Mother’s Day…”

 ”Carmela is so much more than just cannolis” When I was asked to write a Mother’s Day post about my mom, Carmela, one of my choices was to possibly re-produce something I had previously written about her on my own blog, a collection of musings I call “LetaVision”.  So, as [...]

“Hormone Help for Joint Pain?”
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“Hormone Help for Joint Pain?”

 “Another Reason to Re-Consider Hormone Treatment?” Have you gone through Menopause?  Have you had a hysterectomy?  Do you have joint pain?  If you have answered “yes” to those questions, a new study may benefit you. The findings of the Women’s Health Initiative Trial have been published in Menopause, the journal [...]