What an 80-Something Couple at the Grocery Store Taught My Husband and Me About Aging
Three years later, I still think about these strangers.
Lessons for a struggling empty nester, from a family of eagles
I Lived With Chronic Pain For Years --
Until I Cut Gluten From My Diet
Four years ago, I was suffering from constant pain and paralyzing fatigue, as well as from depression, stress, and weight gain. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in my early forties. Until then, my doctor and I had both chalked up my exhaustion, aches, and pains to parenting active children while working part-time. But eventually, my aching muscles began to keep me up at night. I'd often go back to bed when I got the kids off to school and took naps nearly every afternoon.
Before I knew my daughter was gay, I let her girlfriend spend the night