What do an egg, avocado, and a pile of beans have in common? Throw in some intermittent fasting and you have the basis of a somewhat bizarre diet that helped Valerie Frankel drop 25 pounds when nothing else seemed to work. Even her doctor was amazed.
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When they met, they had so much in common (a broke, creative life in the city), but a couple of decades later, they’re drastically different. Should she hold onto a friendship that is unfulfilling out of guilt and nostalgia? Or is it time to let her old pal go?
Was her rescue dog a spaniel? A retriever? Something else entirely? Leah Ingram forked over some cash for pet DNA kits. What she learned was equal parts shocking and disappointing.
We all have at times sensed that our opinions and our ideas don’t matter now that we’re middle-aged women. For women of color, that feeling is often doubly intense. Gail Dudley explains how this happens—despite good intentions—and how to move ahead.
Wanting a place to stash a phone, some keys or a lipstick, Kimberley Cihlar is passionate about clothes with pockets. Fortunately, more designers are slipping them into everything from evening wear to yoga pants. Here’s why.
We’re out there in droves: Women who may not have given birth to babies but have pets we love heart and soul. So why, asks Nina Malkin, do we have to put up with jokes, jabs, and eye-rolls from those around us?
Half a lifetime ago, Diane Cole took a transformative trip with her first husband. Could she—should she—recreate it with her second spouse?
In her new memoir, the ferociously funny comedian, known as Ms. Pat, explains how she made the leap from poverty, drugs and single motherhood into comic stardom.
Melanie Howard explains why she won’t shoot her students, even for a bonus, and why any plan to arm teachers is not only unethical, it will never work.
“Only sleep with guys who aren’t really right for you.” This is the kind of advice Sherri Eisenberg got when she waded into the online-dating waters. Here, she shares her adventures, the counter-intuitive rules, and the bit of advice that really and truly works.
After living toke-free most of her life, Hillary Quinn decided to set foot inside one of her state’s newly legal cannabis parlors. Here’s the surprise about midlife women and marijuana that she found inside.
You’ve heard there are no good parts for women over 50 on-screen? That’s just part of the story. Mary Ellen Farrar takes a closer look and finds some surprises.
With a failed marriage behind her, Nina Lorez Collins decided to decamp from the East Coast to LA with a new guy, knowing full well the drive could be the craziest or smartest thing she’d ever done. Or both.
After a job layoff, Dawn Raffel did something scary: She went back to square one and learned a whole new profession. Here’s how it unfolded.
In this month devoted to love, our advice genius tackles a tough one: What to do if you find The One very (and we mean very) soon after the death of his wife? Listen up.
This rising political force and fierce feminist is being hailed as the Democrats’ best hope for the 2020 election. Lorraine Glennon takes a closer look, and finds that not all women are ready to back the New York senator. Here’s why.
Robbie Caploe always enjoyed being well-endowed….but what’s going on with her girls since she hit menopause is a whole other thing. Here, she gets the issue off her chest.