Tag Archives: aging

progressive lenses

I wrote this little piece when I was imagining my new website, fifty|fifty vision. It was an experiment to see if I had anything to say about aging/midlife. I’m not sure I will ever use it over there, and I … Continue reading

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vintage, who…me?

Yesterday Steve got pretty sick and it required a trip to the doctor and the hospital for some diagnostic xrays. We saw a doctor who was new to us, and she called Steve “sir”.  She was clearly 20 years younger … Continue reading

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hrt

I know the risks. I am doing it anyway. Starting today. Apprehensive? Yes. Humbled? Yes. But resigned that menopause is bigger than I am, and it’s not fair to my family, or to myself, for me to miss this part … Continue reading

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my first senior moment

It wasn’t about forgetting information… that happens to me all the time. This is the other senior moment. Friday I went to Alex’s softball tournament and was paying my $5.00  entrance fee at the gate. “Are you a senior?” “Huh?” … Continue reading

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the nutty plan

Yes, I KNOW there are drugs for the Big M. Pills, patches and cream. Yes, I KNOW everyone deals with it, and it’s just a natural stage in a woman’s life (and for a moment, we will digress to the … Continue reading

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continuing the some kinda nuts theme

I have been in denial on this specific subject for a few years now. I thought it was even kind of funny. I bought a book about it, but when it said the the big M (or more specifically the … Continue reading

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the absence of angst

If you know me (and if you are reading this, you probably know me), you know it’s fair to describe me as “wound tight”, “high-strung”, “emotional” or “excitable”. My mom, who can put a positive spin on anything simply says, … Continue reading

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