Tuesday, March 23, 2010 | By: Debbie

Mid-life Changes

My post today is short, but I read this the other day and thought my fellow bloggers would enjoy this.  I turned 50 last year and this really hit home..

Whether you are pushing 40, 50, 60 (or maybe even just pushing your luck), you'll probably relate.

1.  Mid-life is when the growth of hair on our legs slows down.  This gives us plenty of time to care for our newly acquired mustache.

2. In mid-life women no longer have upper arms, we have wing spans.  We are no longer women in sleeveless shirts, we are flying squirrels in drag.

3. Mid-life is when you can stand naked in front of a mirror and you can see your rear without turning around.

4. Mid-life is when you go for a mammogram and you realize that this is the only time someoe will ask you to appear topless.

5. Mid-life is when you look at your know-it-all, cellphone carrying teenager and think, for this I have stretch marks?

6.Mid-life means that you become more reflective.  You start pondering the 'big' questions.  What is life? Why am I here?  How much Healthy Choice ice cream can I eat before it's no longer a healthy choice.

But mid-life also brings with it an appreciation for what is important.  We realize that breasts sag, hips expand, and chins double, but our loved ones make the journey worthwhile.  Would any of you trade the knowledge that you have now for the body you had way back when?    Puhleeeeeeeeze!!!!!  In a heart beat.....



FatGirl PrettyFace said...

Very cute!! :)



Anonymous said...

So funny!! If I would've know how rockin' my bod was when I was in highschool, I would have gone to jail for streaking...lol.

M said...

This was so funny! Thanks for the laughs.

Ice Queen said...


In answer to your question: Uh... Yeah! lol

Sib said...

Too true! If only I'd have appreciated how hot my body used to be way back when. I certainly would have done LOTS more. What a waste!!

mamajuliana said...

LOVE IT!!! ...and so true!!!

Shelley said...

Loved this post, and #2 is so me, sadly!

WaistingTime said...

Very cute!