Discovering my body at 60

Enjoying our home spa

I don’t like to describe it as losing weight. But by losing 82 pounds (36.3 kilograms), I found something. I discovered my body for the first time at age 60. And I love it.

I like seeing my collarbone and the definition of my muscles in my shoulders and biceps. I like how my skin feels when the sunshine warms my arms and when I cross my shins when wearing shorts. I like when my heart pumps on a vigorous session on my…

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Matthew Arnold Stern

A novelist and award-winning public speaker and technical writer. My novels Amiga and The Remainders are available now.