5334535_a2111c7ebfLEABRAUSUB WROTE: ‘Hard to pick a “formerly” anything b/c I feel so good now.  Returned to school, then grad school, then to a professional occupation at 45 after 14 years at home.  Making nice money (finally), which is great b/c “things” cost $$.  After menopause-am 50 now-lost 38 pounds; I work out; eat healthy; attend lots of rock shows; have co-workers apparently emulating what I have done.  Even got a nose piercing.  Travel to Key West every Easter week-made it up to 2 stages there the year I turned 50. Happily married soon-to-be 29 years. Just never knew 50 could be so good.

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