Kate Garraway on sex after 50: 'You look much younger and it makes you feel good!'
KATE GARRAWAY ON WEARING BIG PANTS AND WHY BEING 50 IS A GIFT
She's about to turn the big 5-0 and Kate is on a mission to encourage us all to celebrate middle age.
What are the big knickers all about?
'Big knickers are a metaphor. You get to a point in your life when you embrace stuff that's right for you because it's comfortable. And big knickers actually make me feel sexy as well because they smooth the lumps and bumps.
What does turning 50 mean?
'I had a big health scare with incredible pains in my chest and was rushed to hospital. Thankfully it wasn't anything serious. The doctor said, "At your time of life you have to be more careful". And it started a whole process of thinking about what turning 50 meant.'
Why turning 50 is fantastic
'It isn't depressing - being 50 is a gift because there are many people who don't get the chance to turn 50. And we have this chunk of life that other generations never had. You have an incredible time.'
On sex at 50
'Sex. There are fantastic facts about sex. If you have two orgasms a week it slashes your heart rate. You can look much younger and it makes you feel good. A friend of mine said she and her partner had sex every day for 14 days. I told my husband we were going to do the two week sex experiment...'
Watch the video to find out what happened!
Thanks to www.thebigbloomerscompany.co.uk for our giant knickers!