Health Magazine (online) has an article entitled “11 Mistakes Women Make in Middle Age.” It begins:
Let’s not kid ourselves. Getting older is a drag, and middle age is particularly fraught with tension.
Do the sexy clothes you wore in the past now seem just plain wrong? Will smoky eye makeup that looks great on 19-year-olds make you appear just plain crazy?
Part of the problem is that aging often requires change, but most women don’t want to move to a frumpy town called Middle Age, where sensible shoes and boring clothes are de rigueur…
If you choose, you can click through eleven pages and be insulted eleven ways. Your mistakes include:
— Not realizing you have to change
— Ignoring your teeth
— Wearing the wrong bra
— Settling for a boring sex life
Who is the sage shining the Light of Truth into all of our lives?
Ashley Macha is a 20-something journalist and photographer with double bachelor’s degrees in Journalism and Nutrition Communication from Arizona State University.