it’s national osteoporosis month! here are ten things you need 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

5 things to rethink after 50

When I turned 50, like a lot of women, I was confused: Could I still wear jeans? Do I still want sex? Should I start a running program? Will I finally lose those last 10 pounds that piled on after menopause? Is this when I become invisible? (Answers: yes, yes, yes, yes, and not a … Continue Reading

the 50% solution: do a little more (or less) to achieve your goals

It’s so easy to get overwhelmed. A plan to lose weight, start a fitness program, save money, spend more time volunteering, get out the door faster every morning — or do anything new — can be stymied before you even start if it seems too difficult to achieve. Like most of us, you’ll be tempted … Continue Reading