On embracing older age, she emphasized, "You are 50. There is nothing you can do about it. You might as well embrace it and use of all the resources and help that you can get. Find other people who are in the same frame of mind."
If you have arthritis like me, you know that sometimes the pain can feel unmanageable. But I am here to tell you there are ways to manage it. The key is to keep moving and take part in some form of physical activity every day.
Watching the Women's World Cup, and the incredible U.S. quarterfinal win Sunday against Brazil, I am reminded just how important Title IX has been to the women's movement, and for me personally as a woman.
This week is the 50th anniversary of my first championship win at Wimbledon, and the 40th anniversary year of Title IX, legislation that ensures equal access to both men and women in federally-funded educational programs and activities, including sports programs.
Women's softball has been removed from the Olympics beginning in 2012 and it has definitely changed the future of the sport. Now, a new professional league has surfaced that will monopolize the best players.
To watch the UConn women's basketball team break the UCLA men's team long-standing record of 88 consecutive wins has been a thrill. Unfortunately, people only pay attention to women's sports when we are competing in the men's arena.
One of the great things that draws us to athletics, competing or even watching, is the surprise. Nancy Lieberman, 50 years old and a New York City native, has seemingly conquered every barrier ever presented to her.