Tag: aging

All Grown Up

Peering into the Past When I was a kid, around age 4 or so, my grandmother had a clean-your-plate rule. I was a pretty good eater back then (oh, for that metabolism these days, right?) so compliance wasn’t usually a problem. Except for 2 foods: Brussels sprouts and turnips. In the case of the Brussels […]

Growing Older, A Weight Loss Memoir

Yesterday was my birthday and I turned one of those numbers that makes your heart stop and gives great pause to the universe. I don’t know what I expected but it was just like any other day except I opened some birthday cards and went to dinner with friends except this time they paid.  A […]