I am 51 not 21

Friday, July 01, 2011

They are suppose to sit where, you are kidding right? Hey, even little boobies sag.
Thank you Victoria Secret... I am 51 not 21

Is that a roadmap on your legs or are those bruises? Nope, that is my strength...the legs that carry me wherever I go.
I am 51 not 21

Wrinkles on my knees, what the......I want my legs to look like the girl on the cover of a fitness magazine. Oh wait a sec...
I am 51 not 21

I hate my stomach, why does it have to stick out? "Sweetie, that is your woman. Look at that woman on TV, she has it too."
Thank you my dear husband...I am 51 not 21

Bat wings, ugh, I could go flying. "Sweetie, look at her, she has arm dangley too". Is that really a word? You make me giggle!
Thank you my dear husband...I am 51 not 21

Another wrinkle on my face, my eyes are droopy. What is that on my chin? Oh my goodness, it's a whisker! That is me in the mirror, not my mother.
Thank you beauty products, moisturizer, and tweezers...I am 51 not 21

Another trip to get the gray hair covered up. Hey this time let's get a "sassy" haircut.
Thank you Ana...I am 51 not 21

I just ran 4 miles on the trail in the sweltering heat. That guy smiled at me and said "good job, keep cool!"
Thank you stranger...I am 51 not 21

I can ride my bike for 50 miles at a time and still smile, let's go again!
Thank you my dear husband...I am 51 not 21

I can do 12 "real" push-ups.
I can leg press 235 pounds.
I can row 150 pounds.
I can do a Lateral Pull Down with 113 pounds.
I can Single Leg Leg Press 135 pounds.
I can do a Bench Back Squat with an 80 pound Bar Bell on my back.
I can Bar Bell Bench Press 75 pounds.
I can Bench Press 85 pounds.
I can do a Side Plank on a Bosu Ball.

You have me do things I never thought possible, you push me, believe in me, support me, laugh with me. You have made me proud to be me, I hope you are proud of me too!
Thank you Aaron...I am 51 not 21.

I can run a half-marathon...........Wait a sec, let's not get ahead of ourself here! Maybe some day.

I am 51 not 21! Kim

As I have aged I have become kinder to myself and less critical of myself. I've become my own friend. -Author Unknown

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    so true.. I am 56 and the one thing i am so grateful for is no winkles on the face.. they all went south to the girls and stomach
    2545 days ago
    That is awesome & true!!
    2545 days ago
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