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Thinking of cosmetic surgery? You’re not alone!

Thinking of cosmetic surgery? You’re not alone!

We at Suddenly Solo are big believers in doing things that make you happy.  And if you think that your change in status to singledom might be made easier with some judicious nip-tuck, we say, “go for it!” And many of us are.  According to statistics by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 84,685

Absentee Ballots For November Election

Absentee Ballots For November Election

No matter which candidate you are supporting, you owe it to yourself and the country to vote! If you will be unable to cast your ballot at the polls this November, you should get an absentee ballot this month.  The deadlines vary from state to state, but these important dates are listed by state at

Time & Tide: Your Water Works

Time & Tide: Your Water Works

One of the most easily overlooked causes for that general feeling of malaise at our age is dehydration. Water makes up over one-half of our body weight and its importance in maintaining the delicate chemical balances that enable us to function should not be underestimated. The consequences of even mild dehydration include altered mood, impaired

No Flu For You!

No Flu For You!

It’s that time of the year again: time to get your flu shot. There are plenty of flu shots available this year, and health officials urged Americans to roll up their sleeves and get vaccinated — if not for their own sakes, then for the health of their communities. About 85 million doses of flu

Medical Procedures: Less is More

Medical Procedures: Less is More

As we get more “mature,” we tend to worry more about our health.   But don’t overdo it when it comes to screening tests and medical procedures, according to recent studies conducted by American Board of Internal Medicine, the National Physicians Alliance and Consumer Reports. Here are some routine, annual healthcare procedures that may be unnecessary:

Un-Stuff Your Wallet

Un-Stuff Your Wallet

No, we don’t mean spending the money in it. Suddenly Solos have a tendency towards accumulation. We hang on to things more these days, possibly to assuage a sense of loss.  But when it comes to our wallets, it is not only unfashionable to have a bulky billfold, it can also promote identity theft if

Do You Still Need A Landline Phone?

Do You Still Need A Landline Phone?

With your Suddenly Solo lifestyle, you may be thinking about giving up your old landline telephone in favor of a complete cell phone existence. But before you make the break, here are some things to consider: You will receive a quicker response if you have to call 9-1-1 with a landline. You will not only

Going It Alone – Solo Travel Can Be Great

Going It Alone – Solo Travel Can Be Great

Whether you are by yourself these days or if your partner isn’t interested in traveling, don’t put off a vacation. Now is the time to treat yourself to a great time by traveling as part of a group or on your own.  Book a trip based on a personal interest – bike riding, hiking, dining,

Good Bones

Good Bones

If you watch television, you might think that women are the only ones who suffer from bone disease (osteoporosis).  But while it is indeed more common for them to suffer from diminished bone density, it affects us guys as well. In fact, 20% of all osteoporosis patients are men.  And men are two to three

Look The Part!

Look The Part!

We get a lot of questions here about style and what to wear. We are certainly not in a position to dispense “gospel” when it comes to clothing, but we have spoken with many women who have told us what they look for in a guy… and how he should dress. In this piece, let’s

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