recent blog posts
- Is Narcissism Bad for Your Health?
- Survey: Having Kids Makes You Happier
- Are You Ready to Relinquish?
- Apple Picking: Perfect for an Autumn Day
- #TotalBodyThursday: Inch Worm
- Ode to My In-Laws: Forever Young
- Let’s Stop Using the Term “Advanced Maternal Age”
- Moving Past Our Fears
- A SoulCycle Experience
- #TotalBodyThursday: Triceps Kickback
Wednesday, Jul 29th 2009
"I just turned 50 and thought I felt okay about it. And for the most part, I really am okay. But I hate all the lines and wrinkles on my face. I'd love to have something done - but have mixed feelings. I'm scared, embarrassed to tell anyone and a bit intimidated by the whole thing."
Well, as they say, timing is everything.
Monday, Jul 27th 2009
Are you a chocolate lover? I used to eat only milk chocolate, but once I learned of all the health benefits of dark chocolate, I quickly switched. Now, instead of feeling guilty, I feel downright virtuous (unless I eat too much, of course). So, here's a job I might be applying for - and you might want to consider it, too.
Monday, Jul 27th 2009
I can't remember the last time I had a vaccine to prevent an illness, save for the annual flu shot I have every year around October. And I'll bet most of you can't, either. If you knew that a disease was preventable, wouldn't you take advantage a vaccine?
Thursday, Jul 23rd 2009
You may have read my earlier post, where I expressed some frustration at reading new research reporting that our metabolism does not get quite the boost we all thought it got from exercising.
Friday, Jul 17th 2009
I recently tested for the breast cancer gene. Although I had already had breast cancer, I still was curious - and my oncologist backed me up on this - where it came from.
Wednesday, Jul 15th 2009
I just received an email from a reader in Idaho, Doreen. She wrote, "I'm 52 years old and just started full-blown menopause. I'm getting a ton of hot flashes, day and night, and I'm so moody all the time. I am very health conscious and generally shun any medications but am so tempted to ask my doctor for hormones! But I'm reading so many studies about their danger.