16 - I left school and went to work.
18 - My parents died within 5 months of each other. I found the courage to walk away from the destructive relationship.
22 - I miscarried at 12 weeks.
23 - I had pre-cancerous cells in my cervix and had laser treatment.
24 - I met my true love.
27 - We married.
31 - I became a Mother.
35 - I became a Mother again.
40 - I got a puppy.
I have found love, suffered loss and grief, spent one day as the centre of attention and had the proudest moments and achievements of my life. I am middle aged and I can rule the world.