Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass... It's about learning to dance in the rain. ~ Charles Schultz
Debbie is an actress, producer, speaker and the founder of In The Trenches Productions.
If today were my last day on Earth and I could share 500 words of brilliance with the world, here are the important things I'd want to pass along to others...
Okay, okay, I'm going to make a bold statement. I admit it - I'm over 50 now, yes I am. It is a hard pill to swallow. But I'm getting there and am starting to get comfortable with it.
I used to hate walking down a street and getting whistles from the men around me. Now there were never hundreds, but I got my share. BUT...and again I hate to admit it but...when the whistles started disappearing and finally stopped altogether, I missed them. I missed them...I really, really missed them.
"What's going on?" "What's happening?" So I looked in the mirror. I mean REALLY looked in the mirror and I didn't see the "me" I thought I was. "Who is that?" I said. Where did that young woman go? Where did I go? Who is that in the mirror? EEEgads, that's my mother! Now my mother is beautiful and I adore my mother but... looking middle -aged was going to take some getting used to.
Was the lack of whistles making me question my worth because I was aging? I saw myself one way, bu...