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Dr. Margaret Rutherford

Dr. Margaret Rutherford has been in practice in Fayetteville, Arkansas for over 20 years. She began blogging in 2012 with the website “NestAche”, and following with http://DrMargaretRutherford.com in April 2014. Her work can be found here on Midlife Boulevard, as well as the Huffington Post, Boomeon, WeWantMore, BetterAfter50 and Arkansas Women Bloggers.

Dealing with the shame of failure.

You’ve Failed. What Now?

When I got home from work one night last week, my husband grinned at me. Instead of the routine question about dinner, he promptly asked, “Anything in my hand?” “No.” “Nothing up my sleeve?” (He’s always trying to be amusing…) “No, why?” (I was beginning to lose patience at this point…) Then he pulled the …

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aging gracefully

Botox Can’t Fix This

What Botox Can’t Fix A recent report on plastic surgery statistics showed that seven million Americans sought and received Botox injections in 2016. We are craving more fat in our butts and bosoms, and are attacking our faces and entire bodies with tightening and lifting procedures. Mommy makeovers, rising in popularity for women 35 – …

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nightmares

The Message Of Nightmares

Last Saturday afternoon, I had to recoup. I had slept terribly the previous two nights due to what I describe as vulnerability dreams. One where I was walking around some huge mansion, with only a towel on, and I couldn’t find my room. There were menacing-looking people all around. The classic naked dream. The second one was …

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