Nora ephron essay on turning 60

She told me in 2006, which was shortly after she had been diagnosed and ... at a point where she had started taking some medicine that was working for her... She certainly waited. And at the beginning they told her that she had six months to live, and she went to Seattle hoping for a bone marrow transplant and the guy said that not only was she not a good candidate, but that basically she was going to be dead no matter what he did. She didn't tell me until she thought that she had a shot. I think that, obviously, had she wound up in the hospital dying, she would've told me, but I think she hit pause...

But what useful secrets they were – not just the identity of Woodward and Bernstein’s Deep Throat (which Ephron claimed to have been telling everyone who would listen for decades before Mark Felt finally outed himself), but the recipe for a really good key lime pie to hurl at your cheating husband, the therapeutic effect of a good haircut – “cheaper by far than a trip to the psychiatrist, and far more uplifting” – and how to deal with age-related regret: consider the hummingbirds, how busy they are getting the best out of life.

Nora ephron essay on turning 60

nora ephron essay on turning 60

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