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Do I need Lycra for this?

A week of low heart rate training. This is Thursday’s attempt;

It’s harder than you think to stay in that zone 2!

Sunday 1 hour on the machines at the gym, stair climber and elliptical trainer. 433 more words


The red-haired woman.

I just watched an old movie called, “The Adjustment Bureau.” It wasn’t a great movie but it was about something I have been thinking about, and that is, the role that fate plays in a person’s life. 1,007 more words


Maffetone momma


Courtesy of the imperial war museum. Note the bottom line!

My interpretation of the maffetone method is that there are 3 parts to this; 338 more words


5 Nightly MUSTS for Middle-Aged Women

  1. Take a bath

Showers say “I’m getting ready” but the bath vibe is more akin to “I’m done for the day”. Plus, bathing involves lying down and allows for the drinking of wine, which are both very good things. 453 more words


Everyday Sexism Every Woman Faces

Lots of things about being female that irk and irritate me, but none piss me off more than everyday sexism.

I have spent all but a few years of my life railing against the limitations, inequalities, dangers and outrages visited upon me simply because I am not male. 1,183 more words


“Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.” (Bob Hope)

This post is my contribution to the 1938 Club, hosted by Kaggsy’s Bookish Ramblings and Stuck in a Book – do join in! As I rooted through my enormous TBR for books published in this year, I was astonished by the number I owned published in 1937 and 1939 – despairing, I turned to my… 1,158 more words


Shopping, Friendship and Embracing Your New Middle Aged Body

I am usually a lone shopper. I take my shopping habit very seriously and can quite easily waste an entire Saturday trying out new styles that I would never actually buy in a million years. 714 more words

Midlife Observations