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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…


I got my butt outside and ran today on the greenbelt.

I was warm. And a little smoky. And my leggies ran out of steam. Was it the smoky air not letting me get oxygen to my muscles? Or a 2nd Surge & half cup of coffee as breakfast pre-run? It is funny but the caffeine doesn't bother my gut before a run, but gels or chews with caffeine during my run does. Or was it the heat and full sun I was in? Or because I was wearing Altra's for the 1st time & I was using all sorts of new muscles in zero-drop shoes?

 Either way, I put my leggies in the river after I was done & that was a warm weather treat.

I was totally pumped up by this Rock My Run mix. Awesome if you want a girl ego boost.

I am also obsessed with this song. Obsessed. Seriously. It is going to be on repeat all night at work.

What songs are you loving lately? What was your workout today? Have you entered my giveaway today?


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