Browsing All posts tagged under »weight«

Natural Remedies for Arthitis Pain

November 8, 2018

1

The following is a guest post from Carolyn Ridland, the founder of CaregiverConnection. Carolyn writes: About 10 years ago, my parents began reaching the point where they could not be self-sufficient anymore. I was just married with two toddlers, so I felt like I couldn’t take them in, yet I wanted to make sure they were […]

Being Not Normal in 2018

January 2, 2018

16

The holidays are over and now Life in the Boomer Lane can get back to normal. Her first order of business will be to find out what “normal” is. She hasn’t been successful thus far. The word continues to elude her. Yesterday, she was asked at a walk in clinic what her height and normal […]

15,000

October 16, 2017

20

Last week, Life in the Boomer Lane’s blog, cleverly titled Life in the Boomer Lane,  hit 15,000 followers. In order to put this number into perspective, she hereby provides you with a handy reference guide as to how significant this number actually is: 15000: The number of military deferments given to Donald Trump during the […]

Making No Scents

July 11, 2017

19

Life in the Boomer lane has learned of two astonishing and depressing studies this week. One is that Trump’s supporters have brains that are not impacted in any way by anything their hero says or does. They are, however, wired to applaud anything he says. We will bring back the fossil fuel industry, because that […]

Friendship Friday: Shopping Mayhem

November 18, 2016

8

Life in the Boomer Lane has been thinking a lot about friendship, lately. She has written about friendship and friends in many blog posts. But in this current era of political uncertainly, she finds her friends to be even more of a comfort than they have been in the past. In addition, she appreciates the […]

Guerrilla Aging: Weighing In

July 25, 2014

21

Children may grow up and leave.  Husbands, jobs, finances may come and go. Residences, hair color, and bra size may change. Sometimes it seems that, for many of us, the only constant in our lives is the desire to lose weight.  What is it about weight that has so many women in turmoil? We blame […]

The Incarceration of Mr Potato Head

June 23, 2011

27

Today’s Washington Post reports the following: Harvard University,the home of really, really smart people, has just completed a 20 year long research project to find out exactly what makes people fat.  Researchers studied 120,000 US men and women in their 30s, and 40s, and 50s to determine the effects of food, drink, exercise, sleep patterns […]