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Danger, Danger – Sugar for the over 40’s

Danger, Danger – Sugar for the over 40’s

"In men, the risk of heart disease increases after age 45. In women, the risk increases after age 55. In people who have diabetes, the risk of heart disease increases after age 40." * US Department of Health and Human Services You don’t have to...

Does Sex Scare You?

Does Sex Scare You?

It used to scare me. It's taken me fifty years to embrace my body and my own healthy, juicy sexuality. Abusive childhood sexual experiences, misguided religious education and contradictory cultural norms taught me no one loved a girl who loved...

Feeling flat? I can see the future

Feeling flat? I can see the future

What do we do when all plans are out of the window? Perhaps you had arrangements for this summer. Maybe you were getting married, going abroad on your dream holiday, finishing your leaving cert or celebrating a big number birthday but now all those...

My Curve has flattened

My Curve has flattened

Usually, I live with my partner one week on one week off. He looks after his kids down in West Cork, then comes to Dublin and lives with me for a week. It's been like that for three years. But just before lockdown began, I traveled to Eyeries on...

Good Food, Better Sex during Lockdown?

Good Food, Better Sex during Lockdown?

Maybe you made promises to have and to hold, love and cherish your partner till death did you part but I wonder if that included lockdown situations?  With the occasional burst of entertainment, mixed with long stretches with no other company, you...