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aging

The battle of the bulge has never been so real.
I felt like I needed to do something radical. Do I move to an ashram in India and spend the rest of my years in a silent meditation? Do I shave my head and join the Hare Krishnas? What do I need to do to slow down the years that are approaching, because the past 45 have slipped by so fast that it takes my breath away.