• Amy

    I will grow old for you, Mom

    I looked a little closer.  The lighting in my bathroom has never been great, so it was difficult to tell for sure…a gray hair?!  This was uncharted territory, and I was not sure how to process it. The wrinkles and bags under my eyes.  I am supposed to be ashamed, I should be investing in night creams and concealers.  Lasers and fillers and stuff I can’t pronounce. Things are sagging.  There is a general droopiness in my…everything.  I don’t look like the 30 year-old moms.  I am told this should bother me, I need to up my game and turn back the clock. Get trim.  Stay blonde.  Get toned. I…