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Every Monday and Thursday I tackle topics of interest to women over 50, ranging from belly fat, weight loss, nutrition, fitness, motivation and more.

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5 Ways to stay positive when it seems impossible

I was banished from a Facebook group last week. Shunned, ostracized, voted off the island. That’s never happened to me, and I honestly still have no idea why. In fact, I assumed the group had dissolved, because why else would I not be able to sign in? Yup, color me naive. I’d just joined the…

5 Ways to add fun to your walking workout

To many people, fun and exercise go together like porcupines and balloons. In other words: they don’t. If I went outside right now and did a “woman on the street” interview with non-exercising passersby, and asked them for the first word that comes to mind when they hear “exercise,” what do you think most people…

3 Biggest fitness frustrations solved

I like to consider myself an optimist, even after going through a lot of seriously unfun crappola in my life. I’ve talked about much of it here: an eating disorder, abusive relationship, panic attacks so bad I was practically housebound, and a host of other less-than-wonderful situations.  Each time, I eventually came out better for it in…

5 ways to cheat and still lose weight

My diet is far from perfect.  In fact, I have no idea what qualifies as perfect. Like eyebrows, what seems “perfect” by some standards can be downright scary to someone else.   From what I’ve heard, most people assume fitness experts shun all sugar, carbs, french fries and alcohol, do push-ups between bites at dinner and run laps…

4 Ways to think younger and live longer

After 58 years of life experience, 99% of the time I’m in public I am not intimidated by other people.  The remaining 1%, however, is enough to convince me I’ll never be a normally functioning human being. Case in point: yesterday. I started going to a new nail salon since we uprooted from our previous abode…

 7 “Best Of” belly fat blasting posts, tips and tricks

Ever have one of those weeks when your thoughts swirl around and around your head with such great velocity they form an F-5 tornado that leaves a debris field of trailers, cows and 2x4s within a two mile radius? Or maybe that’s just me. Regardless. It’s definitely been “one of those” weeks. Why? For several reasons,…

How an eating disorder taught me about body acceptance

I spent many years hating my body. It all began in my late teens. At that time a certain modeling school was all the rage. I won’t name names but let’s call it Carbizon. I decided to become a world famous model and marry a rockstar. Enrolling in this school would be my first step.…

How to flip a switch so you crave exercise (based on science!)

I am on a constant search for the truth. Not in a distant mountaintop, guru worshipping, Eat, Pray Love kind of way, just a quest for what lies beneath the things we hear about and accept as real.  I’m convinced most of what I read online is 99% BS. And I think that’s conservative. Although…

3 Ways to instantly improve your mood

It’s been about two months since we moved to our new digs. Within that time, one of the cats figured out how to open all the lever-handled doors, I’m finally able to use the electric stove without burning every meal to a crisp, and I’m settled down at my new gym.    The latter is…

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