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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…

#HBBC Goodies and a Stinky Slog

I won a HBBC random drawing and got it in the mail today. I had postage due $1.27, but that is ok, because the goodies received made up for the half hour post office wait.

I made sure to dress up in my stinky workout clothes from my 1mile slog yesterday when I left. My post office is where I like to slog, so I was pumped and ready to go.

Wow, what a horrible pic of me.

Well, I was getting cramps in my calves and shin muscles as I did yesterday. I stopped to stretch them out after 1 mile. I could tell I wasn't moving my feet as I should as I heard myself clomp, clomp, clomping down the greenbelt.

I think that it may have to do with me slacking on workouts, not stretching, and a need to give the Newtons a little break and get back into the Brooks.

1.47 miles in 18:36

I did buy myself a little present of 2 pairs of Nike training shoes today. I had a $25 dollar gift card and I have been itching to use it for a while.

Not like $25 covers a whole lot when it comes to shoes...

Do you sometimes wear your workout clothes multiple days in a row without washing? Mine will get washed fo sho today.

Did you get yourself something for the holidays? I got myself 2 pairs of shoes I should be getting in a week!

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