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“Thirty Seconds of Pain and Suffering”
Find your 50 / Midlife Marsha

“Thirty Seconds of Pain and Suffering”

I hate to admit this but I’m suffering from an identity crisis. I wouldn’t call it  a mid-life crisis because frankly it didn’t dawn on me until recently that I’m – uh – how do you put it gently? I’m old. When my glasses are off, the person I see [...]

“Butt I don’t want a bigger butt”
JAMA News

“Butt I don’t want a bigger butt”

“Stub that butt” It is a sad fact that if you are a smoker and quit you will likely gain on average about ten pounds.  I mean, you have to do something with your hands, so why not grab another cupcake?  That extra ten pounds are also especially troubling as [...]

“The Last Word”
Fit 50 / Fit 50 Health

“The Last Word”

When February comes around, a lot of us start digging in the closet for everything we own that’s the color red.  Come March, all that red ends up buried in the back of the closet and perhaps the whole reason we trotted out that red dress in the first place. [...]

“No Rest For The Weary”
"My Health Challenge" / Find your 50

“No Rest For The Weary”

Soothing, Sleepy Sounds I just woke up to the sound of rain. I love sleeping during a rainy afternoon. However, I’m sleeping a bit too much lately, at least it seems more than usual. My family would tell you they feel I don’t get enough sleep through the week.  I’ll [...]

“Is newer really better?”
Fit 50 / Fit 50 Health / JAMA News

“Is newer really better?”

“Odds Are…” As Menopause is a right of passage for women, so too, is a hysterectomy for many women.  In fact,  one in nine women will have the procedure.  Simply put, a hysterectomy is done to remove the uterus to treat a number of health problems like fibroids and abnormal [...]