Yeah, my 57th birthday is this week and while it isn’t one of those milestone years – it does mean that I am that much closer to being 60 than 50.
Sure on my birthday I will enjoy the attention, presents (more running stuff), gift cardss (even more running stuff), a chance to carb load (cake, ice cream, etc.) and everything else that goes along with aging another year.
However, it ain’t all peaches and cream.
Getting older after a certain age no matter how you look at it – sucks…
aging changes your life and what you can do.
Although aging/getting older sure as hell is better than being dead, getting old is not always easy or for wimps.
This is not a post where I whine, piss, moan and groan about the vagaries of getting old (oh I might a little) – I am just going to talk about the realities of some things I have experienced as a result of my aging. Hopefully, you chuckle or nod your head along the way.
Affects of Aging
At some point in everyone’s life getting older does not mean you are getting better, it means this:
Yep, a frigging mind map – believe it or not, this is how I think.
Lots of things all convoluted around one central thought and if I don’t put it in something I can visualize, I go off on tangents and down more than a few rabbit holes.
Oh yea – getting back to Aging and getting older – see what I mean, my focus is easily changed, distracted, but that doesn’t have a lot to do with aging, that has more to do with how I have always been. Continue reading “Is Aging Really All That Bad”