Tag Archives: midlife

Aging Sucks

No matter what I hear about aging giving you more wisdom etc, to me it just plain sucks. I feel like myself on the inside, but the outside is betraying my identity. Don’t think I’ve changed much since my thirties … Continue reading

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I Don’t Like Change

My favourite kind of days are regular days with routines that you are used to. They may be considered by extroverts to be boring. To me they are comforting. I love living in regular days with no extremes to upset … Continue reading

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Thoughts about Our Existence

As I get older, reality doesn’t seem as solid anymore. Everything feels hazy. Almost dream like. I absolutely can’t process that I’m 51 already and 52 next. Past the dreaded milestone (I also have survivor’s guilt as in why did … Continue reading

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My History

Some blogs are truly engaging. Often I am so drawn in that I feel compelled to leave a comment. Usually the writer has been incredibly generous and brave with their life story. I can’t help but wonder, am I wasting … Continue reading

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Is This Old Age?

I refuse to accept that I’m old at just 51. But these days, whenever I struggle to wake up, with all the muscles and joints in my upper body aching, I feel old. When my mum was 51 she looked … Continue reading

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Culture Shock #1: Why is Living with Your Parents Stigmatized

As a kid in Asia I never could understand why in most Christmas movies, the kid who lives apart from their parents, often in a different State, dreads their visit. Why don’t they love their parents? It confused me on … Continue reading

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What Type of Blogger are You?

I often wonder about this and I feel like I have multiple personalities as I blog about a spectrum of things ranging from the seemingly superficial and frivolous, to issues that truly bother me. Blogging is free therapy for me. … Continue reading

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Identity

In Singapore your identify is vey much tied to the job title you hold, the company you work for, your marital status and the number of children you have. It’s the most common question you get asked and for me … Continue reading

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Worries & Wishes

Wish I could stop being such a worry wart but I think it’s genetically programmed in me to be anxious. Sometimes that can be a good thing because I tend to get things done due to anxiety, but when the … Continue reading

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Sadness

No mood or energy to do anything. Your mind is wandering. Everything feels raw and you’re in limbo. Paralyzed by fear. Surreal But you have to go through the motions. Immerse yourself in work and carry on. Be detached and … Continue reading

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Does Age Matter in the Blogging World?

I have been reading blogs of girls who are half my age. And then I wondered. Is it creepy for them that someone who is closer to their mum’s age is reading their blog? Is it too childish of me … Continue reading

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Turning 40

I have just half a year left to relish my 30’s and it has put me into panic mode.  If my life was in order I would be fine with the number, but it’s in shambles.  I am filled with … Continue reading

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