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Discoveries

Fun fact:  When you’ve birthed 4 babies, things don’t work the same way they used to.  I thought I had escaped the bladder weakness since I stay dry when I laugh and sneeze.  162 more words

Being A Gymnast

PHONEY FRIDAY

Sorry its not Friday, Im late again but have had a lot of things going on. i know Ive said before, I am old but just because you are doesnt just mean you sit and watch day time TV and generally vegetate. 509 more words

Lean in (?)

I’m at this weird impasse in my life right now — do I focus on finding an “adult career” or do I focus on school? As much as I’d like to take a stab at working 40 hours a week for $50,000+/year with full benefits and a 401k and PTO all that grown up jazz AND be a part time college student (I know I can do it), I feel like the universe is not going to let me. 400 more words

Adult Student

Gone is the child

Gone is the child
That young man
I remember so well

Eighty years of living
Some of it hard
Some of dangerous

Much loving
Much heartbreak… 40 more words

Being Old

Ice breakers

I had my first on-campus, in-person class a couple nights ago and at the beginning of it, we did the standard ice breaker game “Two Truths and a Lie.” 66 more words

Adult Student

What Do You See?

“What do you see, when you see me?”

I had it all when I was young.

My body was strong and confident,

And I had friends with whom I hung. 274 more words

Poetry

Frankly, if you're not a book collector, you will find this post boring

There is nothing more exciting than a new empty bookshelf. You can just look at it and imagine all the great books you’re going to fill it with. 1,071 more words

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