Dealing with Aging

Passing those not-so-subtle signposts

Old woman’s hands

When I was in my mid-forties, I was finally diagnosed as hypothyroid. I’d had symptoms of hypothyroidism since I’d been twenty-eight. However, no doctor cared enough to put together these various symptoms of mine to do anything about it.

The diagnosis wasn’t that dreadful. It wasn’t as if I’d suddenly been told I had cancer.



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Leah Cutter sold her first short story back in 1997, and continues to write and sell both her fiction and non-fiction. She supports herself with her writing.