And I feel like someone has just hit me upside the head with a brick because I was totally oblivious. It's disappointing when your own body knows it's getting older and yet amazing, too, because it knows exactly when to "flip the switch."
I am officially "middle aged."
If you need me, I will "officially" be in the fetal position with a pint of chocolate chip ice cream for the rest of the day.
HERE is a great article about a woman's metabolism over the age of 40.