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ISBN: 0918949270
Author: Sandra Martz
Language: English
Publisher: Papier Mache Pr; Box edition (August 1, 1995)
Category: Aging
Subcategory: Health
Rating: 4.4
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Size Fb2: 1332 kb
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Live life each moment. Living in a retirement community for over 11 years, I have found so much truth to the stories. Now at age 55 I am a member of AARP, but not ready to stop living, that is for sure! So what that this is the "down" side .

Live life each moment. Some make you laugh, some make you cry. Some might depress you, others are so uplifting. and yes, it is purple.

Sandra Martz isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but she does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from her feed. 6 years and counting. unconditional loveunpredictable biteshe's a bad, bad catbut he's my bad boy andwe have an understanding.

I Am Becoming the Woman I?ve Wanted, the latest. In the emotionally evocative style that characterizes Martz's previous collections, this book explores coming of age, sexuality, child-birth, physical power, menopause, aging, and much more. This is more than just another book about body image. This best-selling anthology will have women reading and thinking and sharing for a long time.

Over . million copies of the anthology have been sold across the UnitedĀ . million copies of the anthology have been sold across the United States. This groundbreaking collection was one of the first non-clinical and positive books on women and aging, and was written by older women themselves. It challenged stereotypes and confronted the invisibility of older women in America.

You can wear terrible shirts and grow more fat And eat three pounds of sausages at a go Or only bread and pickleĀ . So people who know me are not too shocked and surprised When suddenly I am old, and start to wear purple.

You can wear terrible shirts and grow more fat And eat three pounds of sausages at a go Or only bread and pickle for a week And hoard pens and pencils and beermats and things in boxes. But now we must have clothes that keep us dry And pay our rent and not swear in the street And set a good example for the children. We must have friends to dinner and read the papers. But maybe I ought to practice a little now? So people who know me are not too shocked and surprised When suddenly I am old, and start to wear purple. Filed Under: News, Stories.

This is more than just another book about body image.

I AM BECOMING THE WOMAN I'VE WANTED I Am Becoming the Woman I?ve Wanted, the latest in the series of best-selling anthologies (When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple and If I Had My Life to Live Over I would Pick More Daisies), delves into the sometimes hidden and always powerful feelings that women have.

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Boxed set of three popular paperbacks edited by Sandra Haldeman-Martz. When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple is an enchanting collection of writings and photographs that evokes the beauty, humor and courage of women living in their later years and tells of the endearing moments of joy--and passion--to be found in the rich and varied world of midlife and beyond. An award-winning anthology that takes a refreshing look at issues of aging in a society that glorifies youth. The companion volume If I Had My Life to Live Over I Would Pick More Daisies illuminates the experiences of women, young and old, reflecting on the choices they have made. Finally, I Am Becoming the Woman I've Wanted is a collection of poems and stories that tell how women relate to their own bodies.

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