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Where’s my mojo gone?

At 48, almost overnight I’ve gone from looking years younger than I am to the mumsy, middle-aged frump I always dreaded becoming. I can’t work out as hard as I used to, as my joints can’t cope, so I’ve lost tone and fitness. I didn’t realise that people used to look at me until they stopped - now I understand what older women mean about being invisible.

I’ve stopped caring what I eat, so I’ve gone up three sizes in as many months. I need to stop feeling so sorry for myself, pull myself together, eat right and acknowledge that life happens, but it all feels pointless - I’ll never get back to how I was. Any thoughts?

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