39 Years life Experience

As I try to come to terms with turning 40 next year this series looks at the life lessons of the past 39 years, from they types of people in this world, the pros and cons of getting older, and the quotes that get me through tough times.  Sometimes funny, some times more philosophical, there’s something for everyone in these reflective posts.

39 Years Life Experience: Welcome to The Club

The husband turned 40 in May and I was given a glimpse as to what 40 looks like.  It involves lots of birthday cards about being old, and lots of people saying welcome to the club and guffawing.   I’ve been accepted to a few clubs in my lifetime.  My best friend and I started The […] Read more…

39 Years Life Experience: Life lessons – Part Two

I discovered I was pregnant with my first born the day of my 30th birthday party.  It’s fair to say my thirties have been a pretty life changing decade.  And as I approach my forties I have been thinking about the life lessons I will be taking with me. Here is part two of the A-Z of […] Read more…

39 Years Life Experience: Life lessons – Part one

I discovered I was pregnant with my first born the day of my 30th birthday party.  It’s fair to say my thirties have been a pretty life changing decade.  And as I approach my forties I have been thinking about the life lessons I will be taking with me. Here is an A-Z of the life lessons […] Read more…

I've been doing it all wrong

39 Years Life Experience: I’ve been doing it all wrong

Sometimes in life we get things wrong.  Sometimes it’s a revelation when we realise the right way to do something and we can feel like we are the last to to know that we have been doing it all wrong.  It’s some kind of conspiracy that everyone else on the planet knew, but you didn’t. […] Read more…

pros and cons of getting older

39 Years Life Experience: The pros and cons of getting older

I’m nearly 40.  Actually i’m 39 and 2 months, but 39 doesn’t exist as an age.  It’s just “nearly 40.”  But I don’t feel nearly 40.  In fact the thought of being 40 is making me feel a bit sick.  I remember my Mum and Dad turning 40 so it can’t be happening to me.  […] Read more…

39 Years Life Experience: Two types of people in the world

If there is anything my 39 years life experience has taught me, it is that there are two types of people in the world…   Those people who like Marmite, and those people who gag at the smell of it and would rather eat worms. Those people who have a jumpy nature, and those people […] Read more…

39 Years Life Experience: Inspirational Words

Yesterday was my birthday. I am now of an age that according to my husband doesn’t exist as a number. On Friday I was 38, and next year I will be 40. Right now my age is officially ‘nearly 40’. I am in my final year of my thirties and heading towards a big milestone […] Read more…