This morning my body went plink.
If you are over the age of thirty, you know exactly how that feels. One day, you roll out of bed and something in your back goes "plink." Now, by 10:30 or so, the plink is gone and you're walking upright again-but the damage is done. From that point forward, your body is subject to plinking.
Plinks can happen at any time. You can plink while getting out of the car. You can plink while doing laundry. You can plink while sitting on the couch watching reruns of "Law and Order" instead of MTV. Plinking isn't fun. And nobody plinks just once. You can exercise your brains out, but you will still plink on a regular basis. In fact, plinking is one of the first signs that you are officially at the top of the old age hill and about to roll down, usually head first.
Okay, I know. Everybody ages. And I'm not immune. But it's not just the plinking that's getting to me. Every day I have to face the fact that I'm not twenty-or even thirty-anymore. And IRead More »from Things That Make You go "Plink"