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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…

Uninspired + Nike Fuel

I have been pretty uninspired to workout or blog. I seriously think it has to do with the lack of sun the last two weeks. I was enjoying summer and fall with my long runs on the greenbelt instead of slogging 2-3 hours on the treadmill. I have multivitamins (prenatal because they were cheaper) and some Vitamin D. I have started taking it more regularly to help pull me out of this SAD funk.

One thing that I did do to help perk me up is pre-order one of those new Nike+ FuelBand. I am pretty excited about it because, while I wanted a BodyBugg again, I didn't want to wear that big tacky device around everywhere. Showing off that I think that I am a fatty on a mission to lose weight. I really liked the BB. It worked, I lost almost 20 pounds on it, but my 7 year old Mac it didn't support Java needed to use the BB. So bummer. Hopefully with the FuelBand, it won't be as much as an issue. Anyways, I don't think that the Nike FuelBand is tacky looking and it will tell me things that I want to know. Calories burned, and steps taken.