Archive for September, 2014

The Imperfect Body Is Amazing… Love It!

by on Saturday, September 20th, 2014

So you’re no thin. But maybe your body is wisely doing what’s best for you–even if that means adding where you’d like to subtract.

I was lying on my bed in the late afternoon, talking on the phone to my best friend about menopause. At 48, I’m staring down the gun barrel, so I want to know everything I can about what I’m headed for. (more…)

Hair Loss: Not Just A Male Problem

by on Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

hlIt can de devastating: When a woman loses her crowning glory, her sense of self-worth may suffer as well. but here are solutions that help-in more than just cosmetic ways.

Grab about eight to ten hairs and give a light tug. Get some? If it’s just a strand or two, you can stop worrying that you’re losing your hair. If you came away with four or more, you have reason to be concerned. Twenty-five percent of women begin to experience some degree of hair loss by age 40; by menopause, the percentage rises to 60. The good news is (more…)