The New Rules Women Are Rewriting In their ‘Middle-age’
Great Article out in the Wall Street Journal, about women rocking their fifty. Says author Candace Bushell,
As a new wave of women step into their mid-centuries, books reimagining female midlife are striking a chord. ‘We’re not going to do our 50s the way everyone’s telling us we’re supposed to'
As a 57 and 8 months old (ha!) and must admit, loving this time. And, yet, it's not my mom's 50s. In fact, just LOVE saying my age, because we were sort of told not to, right? Had in the months and see if people don't smile. ;-)
Fun fact on menopause:
Darcey Steinke (a 50 year old surfer) knew she was going to write a book about menopause when she read that two of the only creatures to go through it are human women and killer whales. Instead of disappearing into the murky depths, she learned, the whales become leaders of their pods
Other groovy women over 50 according to Webb MD
- On the cusp of her 50th birthday, Katie Couric became the first female solo anchor of a national evening news show.
- At 57, Diane Keaton produced her seventh movie and played the heartthrob of 39-year-old Hollywood heartthrob Keanu Reeves in Something's Gotta Give.
- At 61, actress Susan Sarandon is still the American prototype for the sexy older woman, a title she claimed in her 40s.
So, if you have older delightful women friends in there 50s share this link, or if this fits you, dig in and savor yourself. ;-) I am here for ya sister. JH