Aging, Health, Wellness, and Beauty

Foreigner 4-Ever

Foreigner 4-Ever

Another highlight of my summer was attending Foreigner‘s farewell tour with Griffin. Foreigner 4 is one of my all-time favorite albums, and I just could not pass up the opportunity to see the band live just once. And – BONUS – Loverboy was their opening Read more

A Wee Bit Hyperfocus-y

A Wee Bit Hyperfocus-y

I’m back! Did you miss me? Yeah, you really should get used to this kind of thing. Dozens of posts all in a couple of weeks…and then complete silence for three months. It’s just how I do. Why? Welcome to Jennifer’s neurospicy brain! But first, Read more

Transformations

Transformations

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” Maya Angelou Growing up, there were two things about my body that I absolutely despised. I mean, other than my weight and my lifeless hair and generally not conforming to Read more

Cheers to Not Having a Brain Tumor

Cheers to Not Having a Brain Tumor

So I’ve had a lot of weird stuff going on in my head the past few months. I’ve had this stabbing pain in one specific spot. It started as intermittent but a couple of weeks ago is was all but constant, and that combined with Read more

Every Mile Made a Difference

Every Mile Made a Difference

Back in 2001 I decided I wanted to do a Big Crazy Thing. At that time I was on Weight Watchers and had been quite successful (that progress was brought to a screeching halt with pregnancy #2). My exercise of choice at the time was Read more

Raves – Aqua Spa

Raves – Aqua Spa

I’m starting a new Rants and Raves feature here on the blog, and for my first rave I’d like to put the spotlight on one of my favorite places in the whole world – Aqua Spa Float Center in Oswego, NY. Now, let’s start with Read more

Purple hair, don’t care

Purple hair, don’t care

Let’s talk about my hair for a moment. It’s baby-fine, mousey brown, and a good portion of it has fled my scalp for parts unknown, leaving more skin showing than hair. In other words… It really used to bother me, being only in my early Read more

This is 54

This is 54

Well, I guess it’s time to change the number in my bio. Today is the big 5-4, which means I’m no longer in my “early fifties” and am on to my “mid fifties.” Not sure how I feel about that yet. But I did some Read more

The seasonal slide

The seasonal slide

Depression is a bitch, y’all. I’ve always been prone to Seasonal Affective Disorder, but this year it has hit me especially hard. The past several weeks have been exceptionally challenging for my mental health. I’ve lost interest in a lot of things, including reading, which Read more

Curvy Yoga Studio

Curvy Yoga Studio

I’ve always loved the idea of yoga. I wanted to try it, but as an oversized person I was always hesitant. I went to one class at the local YMCA several years ago, and while I did mostly enjoy it, it was a little above Read more



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