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A Life More Ordinary

Why did it take me until I’m 50-something to admit I’m nothing special?

Original images: Pexels/Pixabay and Mabel Amber/Pixabay

I HAD A very dull – and slightly unpleasant – epiphany on the road to Lidl yesterday. 1,010 more words

Mental Health

Interlude

I have been staring at the blank Word document for over an hour trying to come up with a clever way to describe my current situation and the events that have brought me to this exact moment of sitting at a kitchen table that looks nothing like my old one, without using lame bike racing metaphors or quotes that I just looked up on the Google. 566 more words

midlife

vemod – Swedish – noun : sadness or melancholy; knowing something important is over and will never be experienced again.

Age is just a number: I firmly believe this. 591 more words

Middle Age

Midlife Crisis Anyone?

I’m not generally someone who does new year resolutions other than picking a word for the year (2020 word is intuition). However, I’m turning 39 this year and that means I’m one year away from 40. 2,108 more words

Why We Can't Sleep: Women's New Midlife Crisis, by Ada Calhoun

Goodreads synopsis: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/50387513-why-we-can-t-sleep

My thoughts: As an (almost) middle aged woman who has been battling insomnia, I felt like I had to read this book. Calhoun dives into the issues surrounding middle aged women who are part of Generation X, often the most overlooked generation. 211 more words

Books

It's not a Midlife crisis if you have a plan ♡ Interview With Polly's Pad Blog

When Amy offered me a spot to write for this blog I was so excited as it gave me the opportunity to promote new bloggers and that’s something that I love to do. 918 more words

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Other new middle-aged fun

Flashback to sometime in 2013. A good buddy and a more youthful looking 38 year old me were out somewhere one night. We were talking about how we had maybe 5 to 7 years left to look and feel, well, “young”. 323 more words