Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 29: 10 Things That Suck About Getting Older (and what’s awesome about it).

Guess what? I’ll be 50 in 96 days.

50. Five-O. The big fat fifty. Past middle-age, most likely.

My mom was diagnosed with dementia at age 55, so, you know, my time could be limited.

[Reality check: It already is limited.]

So, in honor of getting older, here are:

10 Things That Suck About Getting Older:

  1. Hot Flashes
  2. Crepey neck
  3. Varicose veins
  4. Meno-pot belly fat
  5. Aches and pains for no reason
  6. Being more aware of your mortality
  7. The fact that you can no longer be a child prodigy
  8. You will not be on the “Hot 40 Under 40” list – if you haven’t already
  9. Friends your age dying
  10. Being the one who takes care of business when you really want someone to take care of you.

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10 Things That Are Awesome About Getting Older:

  1. You don’t give a fuck what other people think about you.
  2. You don’t give a fuck what other people think about you.
  3. You don’t give a fuck what other people think about you.
  4. You don’t give a fuck what other people think about you.
  5. You don’t give a fuck what other people think about you.
  6. You don’t give a fuck what other people think about you.
  7. You don’t give a fuck what other people think about you.
  8. You don’t give a fuck what other people think about you.
  9. You don’t give a fuck what other people think about you.
  10. You don’t give a fuck what other people think about you.

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Even older since I wrote this post,

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