Whether you love it or loathe it, aging happens to all of us. So why not meet it with a healthy dose of humor? We’ve rounded up the best tweets from mid-lifers who are taking this whole getting older thing in stride.
Losing weight in middle age is like trying to make a macrame owl out of cooked spaghetti.It's difficult, frustrating & a waste of spaghetti.— Christopher Reagan (@Pixtopher) August 12, 2016
Since turning 50 every morning is like waking up with a hangover. Throats scratchy, eyes can't focus, and I nearly pee on myself. #Misery— Ferman D Thornton (@fdtuop) August 13, 2016
Being middle aged means competing with your spouse to see whose cholesterol is lower. #marriedlife #middleagedlife #thisis40— Heather Westfield (@heathwestfield) July 31, 2016
You know you're middle aged when your favourite snack is bran flakes in probiotic yogurt.— J. Aron (@JackieAron) July 22, 2016
You know you're middle-aged when:— Christian Piatt (@christianpiatt) July 14, 2016
1. You have an AM/PM pill box, and;
2. All your pills don't fit in it.
You know you're officially a middle-aged mom when the cashier hits on your daughter instead of you. #thisis40 #genxparent— Leslie Welch (@Leslie_Welch) July 10, 2016
You know you've hit middle age when you meet an attractive woman and you wonder if her mom is as good-looking as her.— J.D. Tuccille (@JD_Tuccille) August 3, 2016
Sign #103 middle age is upon you:when you realize the @warbyparker glasses you can't find,both pair,are on your head pic.twitter.com/Y3Br2NETH3— Alison Stewart (@alisonstewart) July 30, 2016
Middle age is when you recognize the classic rock songs that have been turned into elevator music.— carold501 (@carold501) July 8, 2016
Middle age is when you go from being disappointed that someone has forgotten your birthday to wishing everyone would stop remembering it.— Howard eMiller (@HowardeMiller) July 12, 2016
Middle age is when you buy your jeans for comfort rather than style.— carold501 (@carold501) July 8, 2016
You know you're a middle-aged woman, when you finally own up to your flatulence.— Tammy Rosenfeld (@TammyRosenfeld) July 10, 2016
You know you may have reached middle age when you have to ring the council to check your Pilates class is 'suitable for beginners.'— Andrew Johnson (@Andrew__Johnson) August 1, 2016