Forty and Fabulous

I stared down this big birthday like you stare down a green light as you speed up to an intersection, nearing that point where you don’t think you can stop in time if it turns. Well, it turned. I turned 40. But I made it and feel good about it. For now anyways.  I’ve gone back and forth and sideways about my feelings regarding this age.  Have I done enough to be proud?  Can I say I have no regrets?  Am I eating great?  Have I gone everywhere I want to go?  I think I can answer mostly yes to all.  I like to say that you’re only as old as people think you are, and for the most part, people think I’m younger.  Except kids – they are all over the place. They either think your 18 or 47.  Anyways, I’m not taking it too seriously, just like how I try to take myself all the time – not too seriously.  I say what I want and try to make myself and others laugh.  I try to stay fit, eat healthy but indulge here and there.  I drink.  Life is good. I made my goal weight, under at that, and feel great going into a vacation of total indulgence – Napa and then an Alaskan cruise!! Stay tuned!!  

Meanwhile, I made a great breakfast after a short but meaningful run with my pup. Fresh eggs with shiitake mushrooms, tomatoes, greens, fresh ricotta and bacon jam with some blackberries on the side!  Delish!!

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One thought on “Forty and Fabulous

  1. Wow…. breakfast looks fabulous (as do YOU!) 40 is a great age (I barely remember, because my son ‘arrived’ 7 days after!). Embrace it and your entire beautiful family! ❤

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