A few years before her death, my mother-in-law made a declaration. While discussing her aches and pains, she said with a wry smile, Don’t ever get old. I assumed that she was using it as a complaint about old age as she wasn’t in the best of health. However, the statement puzzled me. I thought,Continue reading “DON’T EVER GET OLD!”


Plan Now to Optimize 100!

What is there to look forward to as one ages?  I have a plan. It even has a name – Optimize 100! Femme Fierce! I believe that keeping as fit as possible and maintaining optimum body weight at any age will pay dividends as one begins to wind down. Our ability to remain fit and active willContinue reading “Plan Now to Optimize 100!”

In Defence of Comfort…

How far are you willing to go? How much are you willing to know? This is the question that nobody knows, Just how deep that rabbit hole goes… Last year, while vacationing in the Dominican Republic, I was faced with a dilemma.  We were at a small, out of the way park in which thereContinue reading “In Defence of Comfort…”

Are We Automatic Losers?

Does media have the power to make us automatic losers?  What do you think? Human beings are consumers.  We eat to live.  For a human being to live optimally, something, whether it be animal or vegetable, dies.  Our microbiome (the new word of the day) depends on the continuous recycling of cells and micro-organisms.  ItContinue reading “Are We Automatic Losers?”