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This week I want to talk about me. Well, laugh! I always want to talk about me. I want you to imagine me going through all of these signs of getting older AND I want you to realize it will someday happen to you, so don’t laugh too hard.

Signs I am getting older:

I can’t see shit without my glasses anymore.



I have no patience for well, anything. My first response is always bitch face.



I am starting to identify with the term crotchety.



My bones crack when I get up after sitting for a while.



I can still drop it like it’s hot, but I can’t always get it back up.



I have laugh lines even though I am not smiling and cellulite is my constant companion.



Grey is now mostly my natural hair color.



I need and take naps.


I answer a lot of questions with “because I said so”.



I avoid lifting heavy things when my kids are around.



My kids clued me in to new social media sites.



Cashiers call me “ma’am” at stores now.



I care less about what people think about me.



I like myself a lot more than I did when I was younger. I feel like I am more comfortable in my own skin. That’s the best thing I’ve found about getting older.

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