"Older Ladies" by Donnalou Stevens on YouTube is a toe-tapping, hand-clapping, and full-throated country tune embracing our greying hair, wrinkling skin, sagging boobies, and overall juicy awesomeness. It's our anthem to embrace ourselves as we age despite all the messy myths, fallacies, and lies that permeate American society, politics, and culture. Personally, I've had … [Read more...] about “Older Ladies” by Donnalou Stevens | Sing It LOUD!
Eighty-one-year-old marathon walker Beth Petersen won't let several challenging respiratory ailments slow her down. She has successfully completed more than 50 marathons since she took up the sport at age 56. Let Beth's attitude inspire you to find a way to start and keep moving, no matter what your health issues you may have. Many people find that movement such as walking, … [Read more...] about 81-Year-Old Marathon Walker Won’t Let Ailments Slow Her Down
To the world I am a strong, confident and independent woman. My friends tell me that I'm amazing because of all the "wild and crazy" things I've done. They point things like when I pulled up roots and moved to a new town twice, went on a Wyoming cattle drive, flew a helicopter despite being fearful of heights, training for then doing a triathlon, and now planning to race … [Read more...] about Sharing the “Perfect” Quality with a World Triathlon Champion
For months, I've been training for my very first half marathon. Nope, it's not here in Las Vegas! The Bellingham Bay Half Marathon (along with its marathon, 10K and 5K) is in Bellingham, Washington north of Seattle and 15 minutes from the Canadian border. I chose this race because of its location. Towering Douglas fir trees, lush greenery, vast views of Puget Sound and the … [Read more...] about When Race Day Weather Isn’t What You’ve Trained For
Did you make one or more resolutions for the new year? Now that we're into the month of February, are you confidently marching toward accomplishing them? Or do you feel a little fuzzy about those resolutions, not quite remembering their details, or now questioning your reasoning behind them. Maybe you've simply forgot them! In this 10-minute video over on the Slowpoke Divas … [Read more...] about Resolutions or Goals? What Works for Me