Category Archives: 50 years old

Conversations With Myself

Do you ever stop and listen to the thoughts you have all day long?  Are you ever aware of the conversations you have with yourself or better said, yourselves?  Because yesterday was a tremendously hard day for me and my … Continue reading

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What If I Had Never Been Broken?

Strange title for a post, but I think about it from time to time.  What if the Ex had never left me?  What if we had stayed married until both kids had gone to University?  What if his marriage apathy … Continue reading

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Being Ok With Being 50

I love to know what makes people tick.  I love to hear what they’re thinking and listen with an open mind to what they are saying, I mean really saying when they talk.  It always amazes me that people open … Continue reading

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Pretty In Pink

I guess I’m showing my age to tell you that I liked the movie Pretty In Pink, but then again, the name of my blog is Authentically 50 so that gave it away already!   I’ve been going down memory lane lately … Continue reading

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Changing Christmas Traditions

After the uncomfortable dinner at my brother’s house for Thanksgiving, I’m not returning for Christmas.  Although I haven’t told my kids yet, nor my brother and his family, I’m not reliving another holiday there.  I know it’s going to cause … Continue reading

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Dropping The Weight

I saw a friend who I haven’t seen in 3 years.  When we last saw each other, my marriage was beginning to unravel.  Since she was divorced, it was easy to talk with her and to hear advice from someone … Continue reading

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Baby, Hold My Hand

I was talking with a friend this morning and I said to her, I just really want someone to hold my hand and say, Baby, I got this for a little while.  Maybe even let me curl up in his … Continue reading

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