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Grey, I Knew Better

Grey

    I decided to stop colouring my hair earlier this year and previously blogged my progress. Shades of Grey I took a couple pictures the other day and thought I would update my progress.  I have to say my hair, while wiry thanks to the grey, feels a little more healthy.  It could be the B vitamins I’m taking…

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50ish and Fabulous, Uncategorized

Aging Gracefully? No Thank You

I finally know the difference between pleasing and loving, obeying and respecting. It has taken me so many years to be okay with being different, and with being this alive, this intense. ― Eve Ensler, I am an Emotional Creature   I’ve never really given much thought to my age. My Grandmother fought, denied, and punched the idea of aging…

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inner fat girl

Inner Fat Girl

    I went on my first diet when I was 8 years old.  My friend told me I was fat.  She would compare our stomachs by directing me to stand beside her and I would watch as she drew her hand across my round 8 year old tummy to hers, her hand ending inches above her own, showing me…

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60 Before 60, Bucket List, Uncategorized

Grown Up

  Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. ― Coco Chanel     I’m 51 and I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. I’m still marvelling at the fact I’m in my 50’s.   How did this even happen?  I’ve…

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Shades of Grey

So I decided to stop colouring my hair.  I say it’s because I wanted to embrace my age, to stop denying my 51 years.  To have the freedom to live in Taipei for a year without the pressure of needing to colour my roots.  The truth is, it’s because I’m lazy.  One good thing came out of my self diagnosed…

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When I Knew Better

This isn’t my first foray into blogging, not that anyone actually read my blog.   I blogged for quite a few years, and then as most blogs have done now, the writer finds other things more interesting or challenging and lets it go dark.  The mommy blogger trend seems to have gone the way of the dodo, I suspect because their…

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