Challenging old paradigms and discovering renewed desire. Not sure how I imagined I’d look and feel in my 60s. When Blanche from “Golden Girls” was getting it on in 1985, I was a mum in my twenties. Her shameless galivanting around was just plain comical. No older woman in my life behaved that … [Read more...] about Women Enjoying Sex in Their 60s
Then get back up and reinvent yourself Leave behind what no longer fits I’ve hidden from a world that beat the crap out of me — more than once. The last time it happened, I gave up my job and hung around the house for eight months living off my savings. I had good reason to fall apart. But I knew … [Read more...] about Break into a Million Pieces!
This chapter of my life living out here on the road has changed me. I am not your typical 64-year-old mother-come-nanny. You won’t find me sitting in my recliner in the lounge room surrounded by family memorabilia — you know, all the comfy stuff — busy cooking or knitting for … [Read more...] about How a Screwed Up Time in My Life Turned into a Sweet Surrender
I wasn’t aware that my heart had stopped letting in the music. That my grief was so profound, I was blind to the absence of music in my life. Before ending my long marriage, I found joy in the lyrics and music that resonated with such sweetness deep into my being. I’d pass through a shop or cafe … [Read more...] about The Day the Music Died. How I Invited Song and Dance Back into My Life
I always imagined I’d be a better mother than my mum. That I’d love my kids more, and they would know it. I’d make them my whole world, and they’d feel how adored and precious each is to me. In return for my unending love, my kids would hold me in a special place in their hearts. When two of my … [Read more...] about Trying To Be A Good Mother — A Lesson In Love
Is your body crying out for progesterone to feel normal again? Women who are progesterone deficient tend to be exhausted — physically and emotionally. We tend to be out of tune with what our body needs, and we become distracted, exposed and feel extremely fragile. Tears flow from a place of … [Read more...] about Are Hormones Blowing Up Your Life?