Thinking of Myself as Older
The shift in thinking caught me by surprise
Of all the things I thought I’d be, I never thought I’d be old. I never considered how I’d look, how I’d move, or how society would see me.
Wrinkles were a bit of a surprise. My bathroom mirror only reflected my crow’s feet. But then, at a new job, the lighting in the bathroom showed the fine lines on my forehead and near my mouth. I leaned into…