Ever since I was fourteen, I’ve felt fourteen. Whether it’s cooking marshmallows on a school camp, cooking two-minute noodles at college, or cooking cupcakes with our kids, my mind has always been the same age. Where I’m at in life might change, but ultimately I still feel like a 14-year-old who wants to be liked and thinks fifty is old.
That’s where I’ll be in ten years time. FIFTY. Fourteen in a 50 year-old’s body. (Oh, can we not?)
I’ll still be dumping clean washing on the couch, sweeping up peas from under the stools at the bench and running our kids to things. Then driving home trying to hold back tears and reassuring myself that they need to learn how to fly, when all I want to do is tuck them back under my wing.
That’s today’s prompt in Clairey Hewitt‘s I’m Blogging Every Day in May! challenge: ‘In ten years time I will be…’. Where will you be?