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About thefortyexpress

I do not fear getting older, HOWEVER, I am shocked when I see photos of my 40something year old self. I sometimes don't know what to do with all of this. How to merge the young girl I was with the old bag I am now???? What do you get? A hot mess is what you get. Maybe that is what a mid-life crisis is, trying to merge the old with the now.....

Growing out the Gray and the Pixie

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This was me. Just middle-aged, having a good time with my long blonde hair. One thing, as an adopted person, you have no idea what you will look like as you age. No gauge to go by…I look like Auntie … Continue reading

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Favorite Blogs I Enjoy

I hope to do a post later in the month on my completion of The 30 Day Shred….but for now, I would like to share a blog that I have come to adore.  Carrie Bradshaw Lied. Blogger Kathleen is a bit … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

I have not been posting because sometimes you just don’t want to post about your personal Personal life.  It has been a great Christmas with lots of Peace of Mind and love.  Now…the detox of sugar and weight gain (that … Continue reading

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Thank you Mary

When life is a bit much for me… When I am having a bad week, a bad month or a bad season… I can always count on Mary to take me away. Thank you Mary, Lou, Rhoda, Ted, and Murray….  

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Blogs I Enjoy

Delightfully Tacky.  What an adorable young lady this is.  I LOVE people like her, always have.  Natural, artsy, creative, bold, just all around Neat.  If I was young again, I would want to be her friend even though I would not … Continue reading

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She Ain’t Heavy…….

My friend and I have embarked on something……I don’t really know what that something is but we are doing something.  We are chronic healthy people then non-healthy people, healthy eaters to the Twix-Kit Kat diet.  What?  You haven’t heard of that?  … Continue reading

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Frenemies & Spanx Part Deux

A while back I wrote about my frenemy and our fierce competition that only exists in my mind. I had to see said “friend” this weekend and I tell you, the older I get the less I really care.  I take a … Continue reading

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