LAUREL WROTE: Let me tell you, while some things do deteriorate with age, it isn’t all downhill. I got back in shape a few years ago, I now weigh what I did in high school, and as my 23 year old son said “Wow mom, you’re jacked!” I think that’s a compliment. I’m 45 and in the best shape of my life. I am hot, just not in the same way I was at 20 something. I’m hot to me, which matters more than what someone else thinks. Plus, I feel great.