this is the first step to aging beautifully

When I turned 50, I was not in a good place. Like many of us, I was unsure about the right steps to take for better health, fitness, style, skincare . . . everything. Midlife can be a very confusing time, dictated by all kinds of change (thank you, menopause), making us anxious about our … Continue Reading

a tale of two falls — how a healthy lifestyle stopped a fracture in its tracks

Don’t you think these memorable opening words from Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities” aptly describes the roller coaster experience we also know as midlife? I sure do. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the … Continue Reading

it’s world osteoporosis day! 10 things to know about bone health right now

I started running shortly before turning 50 as a way to combat the loss of density that was inevitably happening to my bones as I went through menopause and lost estrogen. Based on my first bone density test, which I had around age 50, I was in the “low bone density” range. Not good. There … Continue Reading