In a couple of weeks I’ll be twenty-seven years old. I look in the mirror and I’m astonished to see how much I’ve aged since last year. I used to look twenty-two, but because of stress, bad decisions, and lack of sleep… I can safely say that I look exceptionally older (25 in White-American standards). My eyes are puffier, I’m developing crows feet, and my stomach protrudes outwardly.
As the saying goes, “your body just gets worse over time, so it’s your job to slow down its breaking process. This requires exercise, healthy eating, and sleep.”
Besides the body shaming, what is it like being a twenty-seven year old? What are the things I’ve learned over these past twenty-seven years? I’ll tell you. Here are the 27 things I’ve learned over these past years.