Thursday, June 3, 2010


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.

In mid-life women no longer have upper arms, we have wing spans. We are no longer women in sleeveless shirts, we are flying squirrels in drag.

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, cellphone
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.

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!


hippo chick said...

LOL! And so very true.