I am someone who is a firm believer in drawing a line under things from the past, you can't go back and change them, so there is no point dwelling on them. But... I do dwell on one thing though and that is not finding out more about family members who either died before I was... Continue Reading →
She still tried to make an effort on the fashion front but, tottering around in ridiculously high heels every day, was beginning to take a toll on her ankles.
I am relieved I have reached the age when I no longer feel I have to make a fashion statement ... my wardrobe consists of what I can get into on any given day ... but how I look will always be a reflection of who I am.
40 years on the planet and what exactly had she got to show for it? Apart from 40-year-old blubber, wrinkles and facial hair? Zilch. Nada. Nothing. No relationship, no children and a stagnating career. She had worked hard to reach the top of her tree but, over the last few years some of the branches had been lopped off. Her career had become a downward spiral and her life an uphill struggle. She was tired, disillusioned and had subconsciously resigned herself to the fact that this was how things were going to be. An elderly primigravida, alone against the world.