AGING | Retirednomad’s Blog
I want to write about aging. How it’s not a matter of attitude or “you’re as young as you think” or it’s all a state of mind. It’s NOT.
Perhaps it’s that I and my friends are so different from our parents’ generation. We define a“new normal.” We are women who have loved and embraced being healthy and active. We have eagerly obeyed all tenets of good longevity. NO, not obeisance, we simply did it naturally.
We have luxuriated in the use of our physical selves, enjoying our activities. Among us we have pursued the following addictions in our continual hedonistic pursuit of pleasure: downhill skiing, cross country skiing, skate skiing, kayaking, distance swimming, long distance cycling, mountain biking, yoga, backpacking, mountaineering, running (ah yes, much running), hiking, tennis, ice skating.
Initially we did it for pleasure, and if it kept us in shape along the way, so much the better. In our 50’s and 60’s we looked around us and felt…
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