Published in


Accepting Body Acceptance

It took doctors’ denials, and decades of dieting to finally stop dieting

Photo by Samuel Ramos on Unsplash

In time travel movies, there are always scenes in which the time traveler walks around mouth agape, marveling at the changes in technology, fashion, and social attitudes when they leap into the future.




We are the voices of women who encourage, inspire, and empower each other to live lives of meaning and purpose before, during, and after menopause.

Recommended from Medium

Lace Wig Glue

Adult Acne Is More Common than You Think. Why Don’t We Choose to Celebrate Our Blemishes?

The No-Makeup Experiment

Despite What Advertisements Tell You, there is No “Norm”

I’m Finally Buying New Clothes

Woman smiling in front of a rack of clothes.

You Think Because I’m Skinny My Life Is Easy?

Two Effective Turmeric Methods for Acne Scars That You Can Try Today

How to Take the Most Luxurious Shower Ever

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Stacey Curran

Stacey Curran

Teacher, runner, former journalist; few N.E. Press Assoc. Awards, few Boston Globe essays, few anthologies, few comedy sites, few poems, so many grocery lists.

More from Medium

Have You Heard of Post-Parting Depression?

You’re Never Too Old to Reinvent Yourself

older woman smiling wearing grey  raincoat with collar turned up

Finding Your Life Purpose is a Uniquely Human Problem

Are You Growing Wise as You Grow Old, or Are You Just an Aging Brat?