This week’s post is from the awesome Tera Johnson-Swartz of Midlifeit.com. When I started chatting with Missy, I was stoked for the opportunity to swap guest blogs. Hitting midlife has sure felt lonely sometimes, but making a friend that makes me laugh and keeps the drinks coming (check out: Midlife Margaritas Top 10 Cocktails)? She’s… Continue reading Midlife It’s Crazy Moments (So Far Anyway)
I turned 55 today. I still feel 21 mentally and and it probably shows. But, I’m not going to apologize. Lately I’ve noticed other adults acting like middle schoolers. Who wants to revisit that awkward age anyway? And I’m super blessed to be as mentally there and healthy as I possible can given my traumatic… Continue reading It’s My Birthday And I’m Going To Outlive Betty White. Oh, You’re Going To Want To Read This While Sipping A Margarita.
Todays message comes to you via the parking lot of a Sheet’s gas station while I suck down a chocolate milkshake. Thought I’d write from here instead of at home in case, you know, the milkshake brings all the boys to my yard. Don’t need that nonsense. But let’s get down to it shall we?… Continue reading Another Year, Another Birthday And Everyday Should Be Celebrated Like You Are 21 And Are Legal To Drink. Again.
Hey Friends! Most of you know that we recently downsized to an apartment (A very Luxury place!) and we are still unpacking. Problem is, can’t find s#!t. Boxes are labeled but I’m finding not everything is labeled correctly. We have 2 storage closets too. Packed to the ceiling. And to think, we were so proud… Continue reading Midlife Moving and Grooving But My Brain Can’t Remember Which Moving Box The Margarita Pitcher Is In. S#!t.
A few weeks ago, my friend Susan and I were making TikTok videos using all the filters we could find. We had a blast and couldn’t stop laughing. We literally did this for hours! Do you know how extremely healthy it is to laugh? And to laugh for several hours straight probably added 10 more… Continue reading Stop Letting People Tell You How To Live Your Life. Because You’re A Bad Ass And They Need To Mind Their Own Biz!
According to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, A Midlife Crisis is defined as: : a period of emotional turmoil in middle age characterized especially by a strong desire for change Well damn. Emotional Turmoil, Desire for Change. Yep. That just about covers it. Almost. I started this blog when I hit midlife and the kids were just about… Continue reading Midlife Crisis or Midlife Breakthrough?
When I turned 40 I went to have my eyes checked. I could no longer read the directions on smaller boxes and prescription bottles. I thought I was going blind. This is it! I’m officially losing my eyesight. The doctor did the eye exam then told me I really didn’t need glasses but I should… Continue reading Is It Time for Reading Glasses?
With the recent death of my heart-throb, Luke Perry and the passing of music icon, Mark Hollis of ‘Talk Talk’, This Generation X’er is in mourning. I know midlifers have several generational reps right now but my generation, Gen X is usually pretty quiet on the news front. I was born in the 60’s but… Continue reading Luke Perry, Generation X, Music & Mixtapes
I’ve heard it so many times. “Is this all there is?” Midlifers in distress. Thinking way to much about the end years. It isn’t over till the fat lady sings! If you are saying to yourself, “Is this all there is”, you aren’t alone. I hear it so often. I have even said it myself… Continue reading The Midlife Margarita Lifestyle.
Hello Margarita Friends!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Today I want to talk about relationships, friendships and beyond midlife. Sounds utterly depressing right? lol I promise it’s not. Last week Susan (Louise to my Thelma) and I went to visit my mother and grandmother. We started out meeting my mom and her friend of 30 years for lunch at a… Continue reading Relationships. Midlife & Beyond