womenTALK: Midlife Matters

Friday, Sep 18th 2009

What Drives You to Work Out?

authored by Sheryl Kraft

I've been exercising for so long it's hard to remember when it all first started. After I got diagnosed with breast cancer one of the questions people asked (after "did anyone in your family have it?" - the answer was no, by the way) was "did you always exercise?" (the answer was an emphatic "yes, I did").

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Wednesday, Sep 16th 2009

What's the Word on Swine Flu?

authored by Sheryl Kraft

If you're concerned about the H1N1 flu, here are some things that may help - besides frequent hand-washing and covering your mouth when you cough and sneeze.

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Monday, Sep 14th 2009

What Does Your Personality Say About Your Health?

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Did you ever notice how people with certain types of personalities also have certain kinds of illnesses or health problems? Years ago my oncologist told me that the reason he chose oncology rather than cardiology was that rather than being aggressive and type A, his patients were so grateful and pleasant to deal with. (I, for one, do think there's nothing like a cancer diagnosis to humble you, big time)

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Thursday, Sep 10th 2009

Want to Lose Weight or Just Keep it Off? Some Reminders.

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Who doesn't want to lose weight? Whether it's five pounds or 50, I think most of us are usually looking to shed some pesky pounds.

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Wednesday, Sep 09th 2009

The Human Body As Art - Take a Look!

authored by Gwynn Cassidy

Would you ever imagine that rotting teeth could look like a beautiful piece of art? Or that you'd actually want to see what the back of a nose looks like?

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Tuesday, Sep 08th 2009

Summer's Almost Over: Can You Move Forward?

authored by Sheryl Kraft

I hope everyone enjoyed this long holiday weekend. I know I did!

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Friday, Sep 04th 2009

Best of Midlife Matters

authored by Sheryl Kraft

With more baby boomers reaching midlife each day and 60 percent of us utilizing social media, my readership has grown since I began back in February.

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Wednesday, Sep 02nd 2009

Another Take on Mediocre Multitasking

authored by Sheryl Kraft

In between my unsuccessful multiple attempts at everyday life, I've invited Ruth Pennebaker, writer and blogger at geezersisters.com, to lend her thoughts to the subject of MULTITASKING, which she so aptly wrote about in Continue Reading

Tuesday, Sep 01st 2009

Multitasking Madness

authored by Sheryl Kraft

I don't know about you, but I always have an endless stream on my "to do" list. And despite best intentions I'm forever hopeful I can conquer them all by multitasking. Tapping into my quick energy, I move like a hummingbird, wings all aflutter.

But you know what? I usually end up with one big mess; like discovering at 3PM that my breakfast dishes are still in the sink.

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Monday, Aug 31st 2009

Sugar - It's Not Heart-Healthy

authored by Sheryl Kraft

I recently read a shocking report on sugar. Don't get me wrong: I love sweet things. Given a choice, I'd much rather have a slab of cake or pie than a chicken breast or bowl of chips.

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