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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…

Finally, Friday

Tomorrow is a race day. 5K. No pressure other then I have to try and beat Pete.

Full charge on the Soleus.

Yes, I paint my nails messy like a 5 year old.
Gear is all laid out.

Team Beef, Team Sparkle, BSU sockies, Altra Provisioness kicks.

Good Luck pre-race pizza has been ordered and has started to be consumed as I type this.

I have to pick up my race bib and packet a little later today, so I don't have to do it Saturday morning.

Now, on to a 4 hour shift at work and hopefully to an early bedtime!

Are you running and or racing this weekend? 


  1. Sounds like a fun challenge to beat the coach. Good luck!

    1. I never had a chance being so slow the last few years. I think I have a chance this year!


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