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Caring for the MidLife Face

My kids did mention that Mom seemed to have “a glow” and looked less tired and a bit more youthful. It could have been the new dark circle concealer, but I think it might be because the magic serum is making my face swollen and the swelling subsequently filled in the “fine lines”.

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Short Shots from MidLife & Beyond: Invisibility

It’s comforting to know that that personality doesn’t go the way of perky breasts and a freshfaced complexion.

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Maybe I Don’t Need to Photoshop Myself

I don’t really hate my neck and really, the bags under my eyes are not that bad. It’s just that seeing a photo of myself these days brings me face to face (yes, really) with the fact that I no longer look like I used to.

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The Real Reality Show: MidLife Dating

It was in the middle of Victoria’s Secret, rummaging through the three-for-one thongs (question: why bother wearing them?), when I had the thought that struck a wave of fear in me so intense, I almost dropped the panties: I would have to share a bathroom.

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Age: It’s a Relative Thing

In the course of one lunch I went from feeling young-and-bouncy to old-and-feeble all due to conversation of women at the table and my own thoughts about age in relationship to the women I was with.

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