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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


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


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


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


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