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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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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“So fat”

  I’m going to try to write this without offending too many people (too late!). But ladies, why do we go around saying how “fat” we are? I’m really talking to you ladies who are in no way “fat”.  I say this as a card-holding chubby girl, whose BMI tells her daily how she’s “obese”. …

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