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Aging and My Mid-Life Crisis

I can't believe that I am now 40. It sounds SO OLD. But I don't feel like I should be THAT old. Its depressing. I think I'm having a harder time accepting this then I did for when I turned 30.

It's scary. To be frank and a little macabre, you have to start planning for end of life stuff. There is a lot I have yet to do with my life. But to be planning old people stuff, its scary.

How much longer am I going to live? How can I do this the healthiest that I possibly can? Should I buy life insurance for my other half and I? How can I increase our retirement savings. (Going on a cruise a couple times a year is not helping with that savings.) At what age should I sign up for AARP?

I had one friend die of Pancreatic cancer this past year. It hit him hard and sadly fast. I had another friend in November pass due to complications with pneumonia and his diabetes. I seen him in the store a week or two before he passed and he was out of it. I googled both their names when I did n…

Fat-thlete

While searching for a race review of the Project Athena race (which is 20 days away. Prices go up this week so register now!), I found a new term that I am going to refer myself as.

Fat-thlete

If the definition for Athlete is:
a person trained or gifted in exercises or contests involving physical agility, stamina, or strength; a participant in a sport, exercise, or game requiring physical skill.

Then a Fat-thlete is:  
a fat person trained or gifted in exercises or contests involving physical agility, stamina, or strength; a fat participant in a sport, exercise, or game requiring physical skill.

Me, at 180 generous pounds is more then just a fat participant in these runs. I am a Fat-thlete.  
 

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