40 Years a Dieter is a sassy senior who was a state tennis champion for years in her 30s and 40s and can still hit the tennis court pretty hard. Having tried nearly every diet fad that was promoted in the 80s, 90s, and throughout the new millennium, she’s definitely dabbled in diet for most of her adult life.

40 Years a Dieter

Opposites Attract…Until Quarantine!

My husband and I have been married for almost 19 years, having married when we were both a little past 50 years old. This was a second...  More


I have added a few years of eating since I first wrote an article. Life had been going pretty well for a long time; while not a perfect...  More

Follow-Up: Life After Paleo

Several years ago, I was approached about writing a story for a new online community about my life experience in dieting. SFG was doing a...  More

Exercising Through the Decades

For someone my age (in my 70s--VERY early 70s), there has been a wide variety of exercise options over the years. Ironically, perhaps, I...  More

The Yo-Yo Effect

I lost 400+ pounds. No, not at one time, but over the years I have lost and gained the same 30-40 pounds over and over again.  More

Paleo from a Ripe Age

I began my Paleo experience one late October, at the ripe old age of 67. Before I get rolling here, let me admit that I find myself using a...  More

Special Features

I like money. I especially like my money. I am a wife and mom who works hard, and although I do love... More
[Note from the writer: This opening section is best enjoyed while listening to early twentieth century... More
I had a fantastic race yesterday. It was an endurance tri—1 mile swim, 32-mile bike, and an 8-mile... More

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