Is coffee good for you? 12 things here suggest that it is
Middle age health and fitness stories charting body and mental decline, and the things you can do about it. Includes a multi-part hip replacement story.
I lost my sense of smell a couple of years ago. Or longer. In fact, I can’t quite remember when it actually went. That’s middle
Amazingly it’s now 2 years after my hip replacement and as I munched the last of my mince pies I wondered whether it had all
The Christmas and New Year might seriously affect mental health, the pressure and expectations can be grave, which is why coping strategies are as important as ever.
18 months after my hip replacement and recovery is still ongoing. It’s my bad habits I need to break.
As England’s relentless progress to football greatness stuttered and fell, one man who wanted to recreate Paul Gascoignes famous “dentist’s chair” England goal celebration ended
Alcohol impacts your body in many ways, as people have been finding out as they nurse post lockdown hangovers.
A middle aged friend of mine claimed to be “exhausted” this week from post-lockdown anxiety. This came after spending two consecutive nights socialising, and being
If you are struggling with decision making, the answer may be a lot simpler than you think And making a decision will make you happier than not making one at all.
False memories mean that sometimes what you think happened never actually did. Why is that, and what can you do to leverage this brain quirk to make you happier
Remember Marvin the Paranoid Android from Douglas Adams Hitchhikers Guide? Marvin’s sayings reflect what many of us feel in middle age. Read how, and what you can do not be a Marvin.
Evel Knievel is proof that a hip replacement isn’t necessarily the worst thing that can happen to you, and you can break a lot of other bones before it restricts you too much
12 months in my total hip replacement recovery story. In the end 2020 was much more than that, with Covid, lockdowns and a new job being thrown into the mix.
Is Zwift for middle aged men a good idea, especially those with an artificial hip? Find out how one midlife man got on.
Working from home is dangerous. Don’t wait for it to become a killer before you do something to change your ways, especially during Coronavirus lockdown
With Covid keeping us locked up once more, the advice is to try something new if you want to avoid cabin fever. With my hip
My performance review of my hip replacement 6 months after the operation. What rating will I give it?
Middle-age spread is usually frowned upon, but it could be tastier than you think. Is it worth the pain to hold back that spreading stomach?
Summer’s here and the time is right. Lockdown could be coming to an end, the sun is still shining, and we’re all feeling a little happier. Although the time may not be right for dancing in the street just yet, it is the time for making and shaking some cool cocktails and ice cubes to match.
Blueberry muffin day is coming. What’s the background to one of coffee’s greatest lovers, and how do you make one. Going to Minnesota might be a start.
It’s easy to get frustrated with a boring middle aged existence especially when you worry about everything and everyone else. Well don’t. Listen to the little man in your head. Be more Don.
If you’ve been struggling with how to be happy, here’s something you can do to improve your mental health. Don’t try and make changes for you, do it for someone else. Do it for Don.
A total hip replacement recovery story, charting progress from week 3 to week 7 post hip replacement operation
Hip replacement recovery story: the day 6 to day 21 improvements post hip replacement operation