Decade of Healthy Ageing

The United Nations Decade of Healthy Ageing is a global collaboration that brings together international agencies, governments, civil society, private sector, academia, professionals and the media to improve the lives of older people (over 60) for a life of meaning and dignity. The decade will address four areas for action: Age friendly environments - better … Continue reading Decade of Healthy Ageing


The power of weight lifting for midlife women

The most surprising part of my weight loss journey so far is learning that building muscle is the key to my success. I never really thought about weightlifting or the power of weight lifting for midlife women. I just assumed the key to success was cardio, cardio and more cardio. Turns out no matter what … Continue reading The power of weight lifting for midlife women

My next 10 year challenge

The #10yearchallenge hashtag has reminded me how far I have come in terms of my health and weight loss. It is also a reminder of how long it has taken. I have started and stopped a number of times. Losing weight and then gaining it again. The photo above shows me in 2009 on the … Continue reading My next 10 year challenge

Fit Fabulous & Over 60

These are the women who inspire me to continue on with my challenge to be fit and eat well. They are over 60 and are proof that the mid-life spread is mainly down to lifestyle for many of us. With some effort, probably a lot of effort, we can remain strong and not saggy, fit … Continue reading Fit Fabulous & Over 60