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

small steps to lose weight once and for all

Is your New Year’s resolution to lose the weight you gained throughout 2018 (some of it definitely during the recent holiday season) slowly but surely slowing down to a halt? If losing weight is a serious goal, take it seriously. With every passing year, says an NIH study, it gets harder to drop those extra … Continue Reading