Archive for September, 2012

“Parts is Parts”
Fit 50 Health / JAMA News

“Parts is Parts”

If you’ve surfed MyFit50 and if you’ve taken the ‘Fit50 Challenge’ you already know we have some cool information on how to ‘build a better you’ both inside and out.  Some of that info also includes ways to take care of your joint health now to prevent surgeries down the [...]

“Not What I wanted to Hear”
"My Health Challenge" / Find your 50

“Not What I wanted to Hear”

Editor’s Note:  This is the second installment in a series of articles on Victoria Babu’s shocking health discovery when she turned 50 years old and how she is dealing with her health challenge. “Bad news” My doctor was direct, “You’ve tested positive for Lupus, but more troubling, your numbers are [...]

“Is Your Soundtrack Stuck?”
Find your 50

“Is Your Soundtrack Stuck?”

Does this sound like you? Ringing phones, beeping microwaves and clanging computer printers.  Ah, the soundtrack to a multi-tasking woman’s life. Add in a few shouting kids, reminder alarms and the television you forgot to turn off in the other room and you have a    recipe for a stress [...]

“Love the Luddite in You”
Find your 50 / Midlife Marsha

“Love the Luddite in You”

Editor’s Note:  Luddite\Noun\Broad Definition:  “One who is opposed to technological change.” If you already know what luddite means, carry-on, smartypants.    I’m not exactly a Luddite.  However,  I realize at the age of 50, I am technologically challenged. I own a smartphone which, I admit, is smarter than me. With [...]

“Building Better Bones”
Fit 50 Health

“Building Better Bones”

Let’s call it the ‘scaffolding’ that keeps us upright and walking tall.   But stealthily and silently that scaffolding may be slowly collapsing and worse yet, you may not even know it’s happening.  It’s officially called Osteoporosis but don’t let the bland, slightly difficult to pronounce medical term fool you. [...]