No, this really isn’t about global warming but about middle aged women and life as we know it. But I do believe that if you put all of the pre, post and the mist of, menopausal women together, you would see a sharp increase in the heat of the earth. And if a man were to stumble on this gaggle of sweating, red faced, grouchy women, I’d get the hell out of there! But back to the topic of middle aged women. Someone sent this to me and I thought I’d pass it along. But I don’t know who wrote it. So, I can’t give credit where credit is due. Life as middle aged women know it:
Mid-life is when the growth of hair on our legs slows down. This gives us plenty of time to care for our newly acquired mustache.
Mid-life is when you can stand naked in front of a mirror and you can see your rear without turning around.
Mid-life is when you go for a mammogram and you realize that this is the only time someone will ask you to appear topless.
Mid-life is when you want to grab every firm young lovely in a tube top and scream, ‘Listen, honey, even the Roman empire fell and those will too.’
Mid-life brings wisdom to know that life throws us curves and we’re sitting on our biggest ones.
Mid-life is when you look at your know-it-all, cell phone carrying teenager and think, ‘For this I have stretch marks?’
In mid-life your memory starts to go. In fact the only thing we can retain is water. AND, sometime when you cough, sneeze or laugh you don’t always hold that very good.
Mid-life means that your Body By Jake now includes Legs By Rand McNally–more red and blue lines than an accurately scaled map of Wisconsin .
Mid-life means that you become more reflective. You start pondering the ‘big’ questions. What is life? Why am I here? How much Healthy Choice ice cream can I eat before it’s no longer a healthy choice?
But mid-life also brings with it an appreciation for what is important. We realize that breasts sag, hips expand, and chins double, but our loved ones make the journey worthwhile.. Would any of you trade the knowledge that you have now, for the body you had way back when? Maybe our bodies simply have to expand to hold all the wisdom and love we’ve acquired. That’s my philosophy and I’m sticking to it!