Painful Plantar fasciitis: From symptoms to solutions

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Table of Contents What is plantar fasciitis? According to the Mayo Clinic, plantar fasciitis is a pain in the heels and arches caused by tissue inflammation that spans from the back to the front of the foot. Your feet talk Your feet are the unsung heroes of your body—they carry your whole body. When your […]

Eating Well After 50; The Quirky Gourmet Years

Table of Contents Why should women over 50 tweak their nutrition? Let’s talk about why treating our bodies like queens post-50 is an absolute must! Our metabolism decides to take a leisurely stroll instead of the usual sprint as we age. There is no need to panic, though—just an excuse to embrace the wonder of […]

Ageing and Sleeping

Table of Contents To Age and not to sleep Ageing and sleeping. Ah, the eternal quest for a good night’s sleep after hitting the fabulous 5-0. It’s like trying to wrestle a stubborn toddler into bed, only this time, the toddler is our elusive slumber. And let me tell you, the term “battling” is not […]

Vulvovaginal Atrophy and Menopause

Table of Contents Vulvovaginal Atrophy: Symptoms & Management Imagine experiencing persistent discomfort, itching, vaginal dryness, and even pain during intimate moments with your partner. For millions of women, these symptoms aren’t just a hypothetical scenario—they’re the reality of living with vaginal atrophy. These common menopause-related symptoms and conditions can disrupt lives and relationships, yet many women […]

How to start exercising fearlessly after 50

Table of Contents Revitalize and Thrive: Exercise Tips for Your 50s and 60s You may remember what exercises you could do 20 or 30 years ago. Chances are that you will need to take those famous baby steps now that you are over 50—I know, they’re boring. But the idea is to create a new […]

How to Eat Less and Photograph More

Table of Contents The psychological side of overeating I had a lovely nutritionist in Miami who helped me lose weight and change how I related to food. She worked with me on the psychological side of overeating, anxious eating, and mindless eating. During the first few months, she gave me a set menu that I […]

Easy Stretches for that Achy Body

Table of Contents Do you sit for a long time? Or – is your back feeling a bit stiff? I have been having so many back issues this last year and so Rachel did this lovely video to help me. Stretching is so important for your body. It helps you de-stress, relax and the more […]

Something New for 2021

Table of Contents New Year resolutions don’t interest me but I have promised myself to try new things as often as possible. I suppose that it could be a resolution, but it’s just a promise to keep my day-to-day interesting. I wanted to start the new year with a delightful home-cooked meal, so I went […]

Ageing and Health

Table of Contents I  just had a bit of a wake up call. I have had many but this one got me thinking. I visited a family member who was at a temporary assisted living facility. He had to go there after a health issue and could not go home after his hospital visit because […]

My over 50 lifestyle

Table of Contents Diets & When do you gain weight? It’s a new year and a new decade so I’m thinking about my diet and my lifestyle. I have started to gain a little extra weight every year.  Every time I travel I gain a few pounds and when I get home I have a […]

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