Anyone for the next calendar,girls?

Alison Palmer for mirror.co.uk writes:

Esther Rantzen planned to celebrate her 70th by running round the garden naked while Helen Mirren still packs a punch in a bikini at 64, recently posing naked in a bath. And these three women [pictured in a recent article for mirror.co.uk -see below for link to this article] prove hitting your 60s doesn’t mean giving up on your body.

PA Catherine Taylor, 62 [pictured top left in news article] lives in London with her husband, Andrew, 59, who’s retired. They have two grown-up daughters.

“I like my body now more than I’ve ever liked it. It’s not perfect – it’s the body of a 62-year-old – but I’m comfortable in my skin and I don’t worry about it any more. As long as I have my health, that’s the main thing.

“It’s odd I like my body more now as it’s probably less toned and a little heavier than it has been for years. For 20 years I ran six miles three times a week and swam regularly. But that stopped at Christmas when I tore my cartilage.

“I have to have keyhole surgery in September but I’ve joined a gym so I can get back to it. I like exercise because it’s when I think and plan things but it’s not the only thing that maintains my figure. I’ve always eaten well – a Mediterranean diet with lean meat, pasta, vegetables, fruit and olive oil. I don’t like junk food, but I do enjoy a glass of white wine.

“I use £2 aqueous cream on my skin followed by Boots No 7 Protect and Perfect serum and a Clinique moisturiser I’ve used for years.

“I do spend a fortune on my hair. I used to have black hair but it’s …

You can read more at http://www.mirror.co.uk/life-style/real-life/2010/07/22/hitting-your-60s-doesn-t-mean-hiding-your-body-115875-22430319/#ixzz0wNvBPs8v

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