Life Lessons, Inspiration, Self-empowerment

Rock Stars, Escorts & My Superpower

Embracing my dream job at age 50

Mary Chang Story Writer
Mary Chang Story Writer
6 min readAug 24, 2021

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“Bif Naked, live” Photo by Mary Chang Story Writer.

Somebody asked me what my three most intriguing jobs were, and I told her:

  1. The radio station because I got to meet rock stars and talk on the air.
  2. The Classifieds department at a newspaper because I met the sexy escorts I wrote the x-rated ads for.
  3. The preschool I taught at because I could sing and dance with the kids.

Today, I finally landed my dream job.

I sing like a rock star, dress as sexy as I want, and have the freedom to dance like nobody’s watching and — be myself.

The Big 50 & My Superpower

In a fitness article I wrote, I said, “The horrible truth of approaching 49 meant the big 50 was around the corner. My life was more than half-over — my body was slowing down, and the fragility of aging terrified me. But instead of accepting the downfalls of middle-age — it fueled me to try harder.”

In that story, I’m talking about the personal fitness journey I embarked on to revive my energy, self-confidence, and sensuality I gradually lost over the years from the stress and fatigue that comes with parenting, work, and the chaos of daily living.

I was exhausted. I needed to take action and rewrite the boring “I can’t do it” story I was telling myself and everyone else.

“Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.” — Chantal Sutherland

Embracing age 50 means that I can do whatever the hell I want. My dream job starts with me — doing the hard work to better myself.

My feisty spirit & self-empowered super feeling

When I rewrote my story and started with “I can do it,” I pushed and cursed my body through sweaty workouts, started making progress — and began to believe in my own voice. I lost twenty pounds, built muscle, strength, endurance, flexibility, and regained my youthful energy.

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Mary Chang Story Writer
Mary Chang Story Writer

Finding shine through exercise, nature & people stories. Fueled by cartwheels, open water swimming & grit. Kid at heart, embracing & defying middle age.