Our Bodies Write Us Love Letters

Julia E Hubbel
Feb 24 · 6 min read
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The lifelong conversation we have with our physical forms

Three years ago I started writing on Medium and, as is my habit, I also began to explore the available authors. One, a woman close to my age (at the time I was 65) had done a photo shoot of herself in sexy lingerie.

Who doesn’t love such a woman?

Maggie, like me, has had her fair share of terrible accidents, terrible men, rough times and good times. The stories are etched on her lovely face, as are the scars and side roads carved into our bodies after kids, and weight gain or loss, or whatever sports we chose to decorate our skin with. We have lived, lived hard, lived well, survived, thrived and evolved.

Photo by Camylla Battani / Unsplash
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“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays, occasional poems and short fiction that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Horizon Huntress, prize-winning author, adventure traveler, boundary-pusher, wilder, veteran, aging vibrantly. I own my sh*t. Let’s play!

Crow’s Feet

“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays, occasional poems and short fiction that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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