Show Off Your Arms like Anna Wintour

Feeling self-conscious about sagging skin on your arms? Take a page from Vogue magazine editor Anna Wintour and let it all hang out. As I write this, the 65-year-old style-setter is sitting in Serena Williams’ players box at Wimbledon, wearing a sleeveless dress that shows off the folds on her otherwise toned upper arms. Exercise…

Worrying About Sex (In Your 40’s)

Sometimes, I worry about sex. Yes, me. I know, it’s odd. Right? I mean, I’ve written about sex a lot. I review sex toys. I try to be honest about my sexuality. But here are two of my worries. One, I worry that I don’t put out enough. Sure, hubs and I go through active…

Upping My Getting Dressed Game

Some days, I just don’t want to get dressed. If I’m lucky, it’s a day where I’m working from home and I’ll throw on a pair of exercise pants, a bra and a T-shirt. I’ll brush my teeth but not put on any make-up. Then sit down at my computer and write. On the days…

Journal of My 49th Year: Growing Up

(I’m turning 50 next year. So for the next 12 months, I’m going to tackle different parts of what turning 50 means to me. Here’s entry number one.) One of the best parts of getting older? Being sure enough about yourself to care less and less what other people think about you, your lifestyle and…

Weight Gain? Can’t Blame My Metabolism

I’m fat. Okay, so I’m not fat but I’m heavier now, by almost ten pounds, than I was a year ago. And I liked my weight a year ago. Really liked it. But now my clothes are tight. And I know what has happened. I can’t blame the gain on my 48 year-old metabolism, though…