Posts Tagged ‘aging’

My Blue Period

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

I’ve always been a bit of a late bloomer and never once have I referred to myself as an early adopter. Trends and . . . well . . . just about everything . . . need to grow on me–sometimes quite slowly–before they “take.”

That’s why I’m only now wearing blue nail polish. (more…)

Fishnets: To Wear or Not to Wear?

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

An article in The Daily Mail (usually a blast of a read, with the prerequisite dry British humour–yes I spelled it the way they do–thrown in) stopped me in my tracks. I had actually been planning my outfit for a luncheon event and had decided to forgo my usual black on black and go with a peachy, swingy (but knee-length) skirt with off-white and beige accents. To top it all off (or bottom it, as it were), I thought I’d bring out my two newest purchases . . . nude-colored fishnet stockings and patent leather nude-colored pumps.  (more…)

Confused About the Latest Reports on Vitamin D? You’re Not Alone!

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Why does it sometimes seem as though the medical community purposely wants to confuse, confound and worry us with a continuous flow of reports that are often at odds? (more…)

I’M HOSTING ‘FASHION FLASH’ THIS WEEK! CHECK OUT ALL THE LATEST NEWS ON HEALTH, STYLE, BEAUTY AND MORE . . . RIGHT HERE!

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

I’m thrilled that this week BestofEverythingAfter50.com is hosting “Fashion Flash” . . . bringing you all the latest tips, advice and news on how to feel, look and be your best, straight from some of the coolest women bloggers around! I hope you’ll take the time to get to know each and every one of them by checking out their sites, and connecting with them on Facebook and Twitter. I’m proud to be a part of this terrific group of women and I know you’ll enjoy them as much as I do.

Click on each of the articles below to find out everything you need to know this week. Enjoy! (more…)

Vitamin D: You Know You Want it . . .

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Some great news was just released that is sure to make big believers in the power of vitamin D smile, and maybe just a little smug. Not only is this little “vitamin that could” essential for keeping our brain cells healthy and percolating as we age, but taken with calcium, it offers a host of other health benefits, too.

I got to know firsthand what combining vitamin D with calcium and strength training could do after I was diagnosed with osteopenia (a short train ride away from osteoporosis) when I turned 50 a few years ago. After following a daily program of taking the supplements, eating calcium-rich foods and doing push-ups (and a few other strengthening exercises), I stopped that osteoporsis train right in its tracks. Here’s the scoop . . .  (more…)

INTRODUCING FABULOUS ‘FASHION FLASH’!!

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

I’ve just joined an amazing group of women bloggers in something called ‘FASHION FLASH‘! Every week we each submit a blog and one of us serves as ‘host’ so all the blogs can be shared! Fun! The information runs the gamut from skin care, to health and fitness, nutrition, style, and so much more . . . all geared to making you look great, feel great, and have the best of everything! This week the host is beautiful Staness Jonekos, who wrote The Menopause Makeover.  To check out the articles and learn more about the incredible women who are in the ‘FASHION FLASH‘ group . . . click here . . . and enjoy!