Wednesday, March 31, 2010
So this is what 55 looks like
I was really dreading this mile stone in my life. This day rolls around every year before I know it and faster as years come and go. What does it mean to feel like we caught up with our parents, for our children to be the adults we once were, and the time we have left worrying about the Golden Years ? My father is in his middle 80’s, my hubby in his late 50’s, my brother and sister in their early 60’s, my children in their 30’s, and my grandchild in her early youth. Which would I want to be?………None of them! 55 isn't all that bad! I am healthy, thanks to NutriMirror and learning to eat the right way. In eight months I have gone from weighing 148 and wearing a very tight 12, to now weighing 115 and wearing a size 2. I am walking or running at least five days a week thanks to getting off the couch and taking control of life. I finished my first 10K this year and in two weeks I’ll be in a 5K.
I have hobbies that keep me busy like Genealogy and Grave hunting. I work in the yard, garden, and mow. I am currently getting our Bunk house ready to start renting for week end get aways. I can get around a computer as good or even better than most. Like the commercial says…I’m a PC ! I have survived Cancer, my hubbys stroke, I can still ride a Horse , sport the roads in my Mazda Miata , and bush hog the pasture on our 2600 Ford tractor .
I have a wonderful, sweet husband of 36 years, who loves me; Two beautiful daughters; and the most precious gift in my life, my granddaughter.
If this is what 55 feels like , 60 will be just another day, another chapter in my life, and another memory stored.
Happy Birthday to me…..Wife, mother, Nana, sister, friend…..
Posted by The Path Traveled