Category Archives: Aging

The Year Of Fun

Each year of my life has a theme (I just don’t remember them all). 2006 was The Year of Yes, 2007 The Year of Laid Off, and last year was The Year of Finishing the #$@ Book. That was not … Continue reading

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Just Ask Me How Old I Am

I had a birthday, and got depressed. No, not because I’m one year older and, therefore, closer to death. I wouldn’t go back to my twenties, or even my early thirties, if you paid me in a flash-forward vision of … Continue reading

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No Good After 40

I spent last Saturday with a friend in China Town, eating real Chinese food (aka, very cheap), and shopping for $5 earrings, when we walked by an old man reading palms. “I think I should get my palm read,” I … Continue reading

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In Crisis

I procrastinate everything. Now, I have a lot of big shit to take care of…write a book, have a kid…too much! It took me seven years to fix up my bathroom! Today, I started to stress out. How am I … Continue reading

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More On The Kind Of Old Lady I Will Probably Be

I think a lot lately about how I’ll age. At (almost) 37, I can say that this whole getting old thing…it’s no joke. It’s some serious reality. I think some part of me always believed that aging was for other … Continue reading

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This Girl Just Want To Have Fun…

Last night, I went to a fabulous graduation party for Persian Surgeon Salsero. Now that he’s completed his 100 years of medical school training, he is now officially employed as a Surgeon Salsero who plays salsa music while he performs … Continue reading

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Thank God That’s Over

There’s nothing like pulling out a journal from high school to remind me that youth is wasted on the young. Tonight, I read, for the first time in years, the journal I kept between graduation from high school and the … Continue reading

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Aging Is Tough In LA

Over the weekend I spent some time with some friends in their late 40’s and early 50’s. To my surprise, the conversation steered towards their frequent Botox and collagen injections. I don’t know why, but despite living in Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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Just Because I’m 35…

I’m up in the mountains with my family. Last night my dad and I went out with his friends who have known me since I was born. While I enjoy seeing them, I dread The Question that I inevitably get … Continue reading

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The Last Birthday Entry (For 35…)

I had a party last night and got my inner-Martha Stewart on. Well, that is if Martha Stewart bought pre-made items from Trader Joe’s (which she might). Anyway, the planning felt so laborious (I did a lot of work to … Continue reading

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At Least I’m Honest

A lot of people have been congratulating me on turning 35 (as if it’s an accomplishment to stay alive past 30…which it probably is). I think what they’re really congratulating me on is how free I am with admitting my … Continue reading

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