Posts Tagged ‘ aging ’

My inner youth has a thrill at the liquor store.

July 27, 2017
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When I look in the mirror lately, there’s a curious older woman looking back.  She has grey hair at the roots, some wrinkles, and two age spots on her cheek.  Oh yeah that’s me, I…

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My Body & Organized Labor

July 26, 2017
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My body has unionized. Every year I’m presented with more and more demands. When I was young, I was able to exploit and abuse my body—make it work overtime without compensation. And I could make…

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Twenty-two signs I am not aging as gracefully as I’d like

May 11, 2017
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1. More and more frequently, when I come out from the grocery store I can’t remember where I parked the car. 2. When I use the trimmer to clean out my ear and nose hair,…

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Purple Pain

I pictured myself venturing out in public with a red and swollen face, so I waited until I had two days with nothing planned. Finally, the time was right. I pulled the cup of wax…

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Never say never: Things I never thought I’d say

April 5, 2017
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A friend recently asked me if I’d seen a particular skit on Saturday Night Live the night before. I replied, “Hell, I can’t stay up that late anymore; I’ll watch it online.” Then I thought:…

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Living Life in Reverse

February 17, 2017
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I never do anything the normal way if I can avoid it. This includes living my life in the right order. I was born on the leading edge of the Boomer generation. I came of…

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How men and women age differently

January 25, 2017
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If you ever doubted that boys are less mature than girls during childhood and adolescence (and, for some, throughout adulthood), witness the existence of fart jokes, belching contests and bra-snapping. But now science proves it:…

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Cathy Sikorski, Esq. Talks Life and Aging with her New Book: Who Moved My Teeth? Preparing for Self, Loved Ones and Caregiving

November 11, 2016
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November is National Family Caregivers Month and so it is no coincidence that the newest book from attorney Cathy Sikorski, Who Moved My Teeth? Preparing for Self, Loved Ones and Caregiving (Corner Office Books, division…

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Want to live longer? Check out these studies

October 5, 2016
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Let’s face it: we’re all getting older. From the onslaught of ads for creams to erase the visible signs of aging, to the surprising snap, crackle and pop noises our bodies begin to make, to…

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At My Age I Should … Um …

September 29, 2016
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It must have been a boring day today, because I found myself reading this on the website of The Gothamist. My brain immediately seized on possibilities. I am NOT the type of person who acts…

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