“Yeah, it wasn’t a good feeling, I remember seeing the first few strands (grey hair) and a bit of line on my skin. The whole reality dawned on me. I cried and wanted to cover it all up”. -Nicole
There and then, I resorted to wearing wigs or applying makeup to cover any signs of old age on my body. Things took a new turn for Nicole. She became more conscious of her body and less confident in herself.
However, everything changed for Nicole after she watched a TV program on women transitioning to an older age. She was a bit surprised to see older women sharing their experiences. According to her, only one word from the program stuck with her – “Focus on things you love about your body and learn to do what you love”