Well, I’m WAY past this demographic. (I doubt the girl in this pic is even there yet.) But, my husband’s aunt had hot flashes until the day she died at 84. Clearly, endocrine fluctuations can continue long after menopause. If you’ve dealt with hot flashes you know what it suddenly means to have to strip off layers, even in the dead of winter.
I know you’re already seeing fall fashions in the stores, but honestly this is the time to buy a swimsuit. I mean, c'mon - it's only the beginning of August! This year there's a lot of variety and something for everyone. Choosing the right one just depends on how much of yourself you are willing to show. That requires that you pay attention to how high-cut is the leg opening, how high or low is the back, whether the two-piece bottom has a high or low rise, and how much support you need in the bust. [...]
Summertime is just around the corner up here in the Northern Hemisphere. And after my recent post about comfortable shoes I received many requests to write something similar about comfortable sandals. So here they are: a variety of stylish, comfortable sandals available right now. And thank you to all who sent in your suggestions. At the end of the article are links to some brands that I didn’t review. There might be something that works best for you among those.[...]