Losing a step?

So.  What. Is. Eating. At. You.

Restless nights.  And sleeping in. (No.)

Work load doubling down. (Nope.)

Aching muscles after work-out with longer recovery times. (Not at all.)

Need higher volume to hear music. To watch tube. (Illusion. No way.)

Breathless after walking up the stairs.  (Not really.  Annoying though.)

The extra pounds. (Contributing but not core. Not buying new pants.)

Receding hair line. (Be lying if it didn’t tug at me a wee bit.)

Eyesight deteriorating. (Thank God I can still read.  But no.)

Pending Empty Nester drag. (Maybe.)

Forgetting peoples’ names.  Often. (Hmmmm. Sign of…)

“It’s not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it.”
  ~ C.S. Lewis

“I think hell is something you carry around with you.  Not somewhere you go.”
~ Neil Gaiman

Image Source: Marcdesa. Quote Sources: seabois & French Touch X

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  3. Not enough time to do all that I want to do!


  4. In some cases, denial maybe?



  5. Getting old is a bitch.


  6. Alex Jones says:

    In anything you can reverse or retain abilities by doing activities that stimulate/stress the body or brain. The saying is use it or lose it.


  7. Fear of change? That can sap the energy. Maybe as you approach a new phase of your life you have not yet come to see it as an opportunity.

    Don’t worry, that time will come.


  8. Gravity


  9. “All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.” -Anatole France. Hang in there, David….


  10. Love that CS Lewis quote. So true.


  11. Love both quotes! It is hell breaking down both mentally and physically. But a load of spirituality will carry us through!


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