Once upon a time I was a pre-baby-making creature in my early 30s and I wanted to go swimming.
At some point in your life you begin to notice that there are more health stories seeping into daily conversations than when you were young and free (aka pre-children-spouses-mortgages-activities). Everyone knows someone with an illness, a condition or some other health-related circumstance that has affected their life in ways that often seems disruptive and worrisome.
We’re all getting older.
I first noticed this a few years ago when my mom was still taking yearly trips to visit her aging mom in Switzerland.