My life is a series of [BLANK] just reminded me how old I am. Saw a trailer for this kids movie over the weekend and Alicia Silverstone is playing the fuddy duddy mom. The girl from CLUELESS. I swear... I feel like Rip Van Winkle. Like one day I just wo... Another informal survey. Do you go to a place of faith? With family? Spend some time with the Sunday newspaper? Brunch? Settle in for some Sunday night dramas? Just curious about the 40-ups here. I was going to make a poll but there are too many variables. Answer if you'd like. Are you married? Divorced? Single? Remarried? Do you have kids? Multiple? Age range? Just curious :-) Usually people think of 40s like a milestone, turning point; for example I m still on the way to be 40, but I have the goal to get my phd degree and seal my research career by then or the expectation to keep my hair and get it all white😎 Do/ Did you have... For me it's easy: Sore knees I itch everywhere - I've developed psoriasis Basically, I wish I could still run and jump like I did in my 20s. But alas, I'm 42 and fat with sore knees. I just turned 41 the other week. I did not hit my 40s gracefully. It's been hard not to look at it as a milestone where I've looked at where all my peers are and counted my own disappointments. Which is a massive trap, I know, but the reminders of othe... It's great that our community is growing, but we're too quiet! Imzy keeps promoting me to make posts here, but I want all of you to be generating conversation, not just me! This isn't MY community; it's OURS. So please, feel at home here and very welcome ... How's the transition been for you? Good? Bad? Awesome? Miserable? Did you enjoy time off from work? How'd it go with family, travel, etc.? Hope you all had a wonderful time, but whether you did or didn't, please let us know how it went.