• Aging,  Anti-aging,  Redefining Age

    I Am Anti-Aging

    I have never ever minded any of the birthdays I’ve had in my life.  I have truly enjoyed all of my “ages.”  Each year has brought incredible gifts, experiences, and memories.  That said, I confess this year feels different. (Interesting.  My fingers accidentally started typing “fears” instead of “feels.”  Talk about a Freudian slip!!) In this culture, women are usually disinclined to mention their age, and for good reason.  Women in the latter half of a century are most definitely undervalued and, quite often, disrespected.  If a woman tends to not “age gracefully” — i.e., if she puts on a few pounds or develops a few wrinkles or has the…