Weight Watchers Weigh In Update #1

Weight Watchers. The two most terrifying words in the English language.  (Though I suppose that "Compassionate Conservative" and "Hairy Back" might be contenders.) And yet here I am, once again, doing the WW.  Counting the points, weighing the portions,trying to decide if a deck of cards (the proper Continue Reading

On Aging and Momming and Really Bad Math

I don't buy the new cultural zeitgeist that forty is thirty, thirty is twenty-one, and sixty is twenty-two. Has no one done the math? And I'm not thirty. Just ask my crows' feet and slackening jawline. If forty's the new thirty, somebody forgot to tell my thighs. And my ovaries. Oh, and my neck. Continue Reading