The 20 Worst Things About Being a Grownup
Before we get started, I want to make it clear: I enjoy being a grownup. For starters, high school is over (fist pump), I can eat whatever I want, I can sleep in if I want to, I can go on vacation if I want to… The freedom is great! But, being a grownup isn’t all it’s cracked up to be either.
Today on Healthversed, we’re going to explore the gracelessness of growing old. So grab your reading glasses, prep a glass of Ovaltine and unfurl your ancestral shawl. Ready? Let’s go!
There are a few words reserved for those that enjoy poring over their bills. Personally, I just call them boring. But it’s important!
Whether you’re tracking your expenses with spreadsheets, using an app, or just living within your means, budgeting is an essential part of growing up. And no, spending 50% of your household income on entertainment isn’t a real budget.
Aches and Pains
Wounds don’t heal like they used to, old college injuries ache more every day and your joints creak louder than the attic of your childhood home.
Staying in shape takes much more work as you age. So, until they find the fountain of youth, you should probably join a yoga studio.
Meal planning, coupon clipping, avoiding small talk with strangers in the canned good aisle and don’t get me started on the parking lot! It’s a minefield littered with discarded bags and misplaced carts!
There’s nothing fun about your weekly trip to the supermarket. Unless of course you load your cart up with sweets and snacks. But you wouldn’t do that now, would you?