Why women past 50 let themselves go?

I always wonder why women past 50 start to let themselves go? I know it becomes more difficult to keep your body in shape; but as you get older it is more important to exercise and eat better than you ever did before. Your body is like a vehicle; it needs to run well to get you around. Well your body needs to be in good health to get you going in life. More importantly, you have to stay positive and get all negativity out of your head.  Feeling good about yourself first comes from within. You have to like who you are and what direction you are going in your life....more

Announcing PepsiCo's Second Annual Sofa Summit at BlogHer'11: Embracing Fortytude

This year at the second annual Sofa Summit at BlogHer'11, Partner Sponsor PepsiCo will be bringing back Gatorade President North America and Global CMO Sports Nutrition, Sarah Robb O'Hagan to lead a conversation with Sarah Brokaw, the author of Fortytude: Making the Next Decades the Best Years of Your Life ... through the 40s, 50s and Beyond. Brokaw will discuss the five traits women can adopt to grow older with confidence and joy....more

Sounds like a book to read, and am hoping to be at the event!

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Review: Anne Roiphe's Art and Madness: A Memoir of Lust Without Reason

  I believed that art, for me the art of the story, the written word, was worth dying for.   We hear about great writers like Hemingway and Fitzgerald, Pound a...more