1032558204_2239bf5690_m LEANNE WROTE: In my 40’s I made some life changes, like returning to work (make that paid employment),and then grad school to become a teacher.  Trouble was, I stopped paying attention to the fact that I gained about 30+ pounds when I went through menopause at 46. With 20-something year olds who didn’t require many mommy services, I hit the gym and a good diet.  Dropped 38 on a good day and am maintaining.    So take heart.

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