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“I often dream life is just as it is only I have well behaved hair and I live in Paris” reads the sign on my door. Perhaps none of you have thought of this, but it came to me this morning when I realized that in my old age home, Steve the hairdresser has had to close...read more
I'm trying to be brave. I haven’t put on make-up in days and have taken to washing my hair every other day. Clean underwear goes on daily; but I tend to wear the same clothing over and over again. I keep forgetting to wear deodorant. I’ve been waking up at 7 instead...read more
And finally of course the huge anxiety: will I die from this? My will is not finished. I want to see my daughter. I am scared. Yes, these are strange times for us, a totally segregated population of 200 people, all old and one third at least are handicapped. The house...read more
There was an internal pull; tell me more, don’t tell me anything. Let me settle. This essay is a pondering and I am sharing it with you to communicate the tangles in my own head. Perhaps they are like the ones in yours. White is not pure. Have you ever noticed how...read more
Sleep is critical; we need the right amount so we can make good decisions, react quickly and to provide our bodies time to mend. For many women, menopause causes problems with sleep. I am often one of those women. I have tried Benadryl, Tylenol Nighttime, Lorazepem,...read more
Women have been conditioned to believe that menopause is something to be changed, something to eradicate, something to avoid. No wonder we begin this period of life change full of dread. The first thing you understand about menopause is that your doctor has no clear...read more
I find inspiration in everyday things and I think that is a result of practicing being present. Age: 53 What are you up to these days? Working in corporate America and trying to find a way out - by exploring my creative passions of writing and creating through humor,...read more
How does one go about changing life after sixty? Dear friends, I've been thinking about something I know to be true, something I want to share with you. It's never too late to make a change. There is no age requirement for leaping into that very thing you've always...read more