There's no way around it. As we grow older, things change. Gravity brings our breasts closer to our belly buttons. We develop under arm flab, which is mentally painful to look at, although not physically painful, unless it gets caught in a button.
The slender, young woman had just given me a one-hour massage. My mind and body were euphorically relaxed and I wanted to go home, make a pot of chai, and extend the life-is-good feeling that I had paid for.
Wrinkles are a normal part of getting older, but they aren't a popular one. The U. Maryland Medical Center estimates that Americans spend over $12 billion a year on procedures designed to fight off signs of aging.