One of my favorite writers, Judith Viorst, has a new book out with poems about aging, this time about late-life aging. I had a chance to review the cute compilation called and chuckled after reading each page. It's a great book to give to a parent or friend who is nearing or in their ninth decade.
Last May, during Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, I shared . I was so thankful that my tumor was found to be noninvasive and, with surgery, was eliminated from my body. No additional treatment was needed except for quarterly scopes.
By Kathy S.
When I was 15 years old, from an outsider’s perspective, I was a typical teenager. I was on the pom pom squad, had a little group of friends, and I dealt with normal adolescent issues, including weight gain that can occur during puberty. Normal adolescent weight gain became a big deal to me. I decided I was going to lose weight, but for me that did not mean going on diet and focusing on exercise. For me, that meant severely restricting my food intake..
As I welcome 2019, I'm getting ready for my birthday. It's not a special birthday this year. No bells and whistles like last year and entered the next big chapter. Now it's time to keep evolving personally and positively after 60.
When I read about the in last month's agazine, I was surprised to find out that 42 percent of the more than 400 women between the ages of 50 and 59 who participated in the survey say they've never discussed menopause with a health care provider.
I smiled as I listened to the many fond interviews in Love, Gilda, a documentary detailing the life and career of beloved actress and comic Gilda Radner. Interviews featured some of Radner's fellow Saturday Night Live cast and crew including: actors Chevy Chase and Laraine Newman, band member Paul Shaffer, creator and producer Lorne Michaels, and writer Alan Zweibel, as well as Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz, Second City comedy club CEO Andrew Alexander, and longtime friend Martin Short.
I love to stroll the aisles and see what's trending at (BEA), where publishers introduce their new novels, memoirs, cookbooks and nonfiction titles.
It was held in May at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. , a similar show open to the public, is the weekend after BEA in the same venue and features entertaining programs with authors.