I’m over 40 and I have long hair

*gasp* I’m over 40, am chubby, am not a celebrity, and have long hair. I’m such a rebel. Or sadly trying to relive my youth. Or, you know, just wearing my hair the way I want to. Yeah, that’s right. I’m just wearing my hair the way I want to. The way I like it.…

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Reclaiming, not reliving

I get it. As a woman who’s hit her fortieth year (and a few more), I’m deemed no longer young. I’m okay with that…probably because I still don’t fee old. Tired, sure, but old? Nope. I also recognize that I’m in a new stage of life. I am no longer a new mother, young mother,…

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To the women over forty and the twenty-somethings who write about them

a slightly cranky response to lists on the internet telling me what I’m allowed to do now that I’m over 40.

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