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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…

Happy Halloween!!! Drinkie Edition

I just got done running 6 miles.

And people say that chocolate milk is the best recovery drink.

I bought a chocolate milk I am excited to recover with.

Naughty Cow. What an awesome name.

If I wasn't going to my 2nd job after this post, I would have to have a little taste...

And to keep in touch with the holiday spirit today, I bought more spirits. But with a pumpkin flavor.

Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin.

Fulton's Harvest Pumpkin Pie Liqueur

And I have been wanting this Fulton's Harvest Pumpkin Pie for over a year now. I had to order it online since I couldn't find it anywhere locally.

I made this with it last night. 

 I'll post a pic soon.

What are you dressed up as for halloween? Have you tried any of the things above?


  1. Oh my goodness do those look good! When can I come over for a drink ;-)

  2. Mmmm MMmmm drink up! It's Halloween afterall. We have a total rainout here in Chicago. Guess I can go as Mary Poppins, complete with umbrella...


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