Getting older has a lot of little niggles that go with it......the body isn't all it used to be, the hormones are running all over the place, I ache in places I never gave a thought to, I'm putting on weight without trying......and so the list goes on.
Sometimes I wonder if things were better in my 20's, or 30's, or 40's when my body was younger and life was sometimes easier. But when I stop to actually think back to what my life was like during those decades, it would be nice to visit for a day or so - but I wouldn't want to turn back the clock and live there permanently.
Midlife is a really good time of life - there is freedom and time to myself, and still plenty of good times to be had. It's a great stage of life to be in and I actually do think that it is my favourite age. Maybe my 60's or 70's will be even better, but for now I'm content with where I am and that is a real blessing.