Living Somewhere Between Estrogen and Death

Living Somewhere Between Estrogen and Death

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by Barbara Johnson
     
 

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Barbara Johnson reveals her hilarious anti-aging remedy.

"They say the best way to grow old is not to be in a hurry about it, and Lord knows, I've put it off for as long as I could," says Barbara. But old age happens without any effort on our part. If you're alive, you're getting older. So what happens when you find yourself between menopause and LARGE PRINT

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Barbara Johnson reveals her hilarious anti-aging remedy.

"They say the best way to grow old is not to be in a hurry about it, and Lord knows, I've put it off for as long as I could," says Barbara. But old age happens without any effort on our part. If you're alive, you're getting older. So what happens when you find yourself between menopause and LARGE PRINT? This best-selling author offers a delightful recipe for living life to the fullest in your later years and spices it with loads of laughter. She shows how she came to her own decision to age ferociously instead of gracefully.

Living Somewhere Between Estrogen and Death is a lighthearted and encouraging book on the joys and problems of growing older. You'll laugh at Barbara Johnson's zany insights on aging.

From savoring the "here and now" to preparing for our glorious future in heaven, Living Somewhere Between Estrogen and Death is your wise and witty guide to the joys and challenges of aging gleefully.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Johnson, the evangelical Christian Erma Bombeck, explores with her characteristic wit and grace the redefinition and rediscovery that characterizes that period in a woman's life that falls between "menopause and large print." Part anthology, part autobiography, part Christian advice column, part catalogue of Readers' Digest like one-liners and cartoons, this is an extraordinary look at an usually unfunny part of a woman's life. Breaking the taboo that has often surrounded menopause, Johnson approaches her subject with a grin, finding the human comedy in the hot flashes, and always discovering the health and sanctity of love beneath the grim reaper's smile. Johnson's anecdotal wisdom acts as a reminder that the empty nests and empty chairs that fill the "living somewhere between estrogen and death" are pointers to the healing and the hope that lie beneath the emptiness of loss. While Johnson's book is often uproarious, there is a spiritual tension here that recalls the centrality of faith in the midst of the human comedy, and Johnson encourages readers to laugh the angelic, saving laughter that is a reflection of healing. (Mar.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418516277
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
03/06/1997
Sold by:
THOMAS NELSON
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
302,937
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Barbara Johnson was the founder of Spatula Ministries, a coauthor of various Women of Faith devotionals, and the author of numerous bestselling books, including Boomerang Joy, Living Somewhere between Estrogen and Death, and Stick a Geranium in Your Hat and Be Happy.

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Living Somewhere Between Estrogen and Death 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
1traumamama More than 1 year ago
I thought this book was fun. Loved the stories and humor. Found myself laughing out loud. Made me think of Erma Baumbecks books.