I just wrote article about Turning 50 for SecondAct.com
Here's an excerpt:
"When I turned 50 I was hot--all the time. Life was great. My husband and I had just celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary and were settling into a new home. I'd just published my third novel and was getting used to teaching as a new vocation. And, to my perpetual surprise, sales clerks seemed to have no difficulty matching my current face to the 10-year-old photograph on my license. But thanks to menopause, my body had become a human blast furnace. And the question that dominated my birthday thoughts was, If this happens to every 50-year-old woman on earth, why doesn't anybody warn us?"
Here's the rest:
Causes Aimee Liu Supports
PEN USA, Academy for Eating Disorders, Women for Women, UNICEF, Amnesty International