26. Feeling more confident now than you did when you first learned them
27. When that coat you've been eyeing in the store window gets drastically marked down
28. Telling a know-it-all-relative she paid too much for her designer clothes
29. Taking an afternoon nap and waking up totally refreshed
30. Bumping into someone you haven't seen in years and hearing, "You haven't changed a bit!"
31. Knowing that in ways no one else can see, you have changed — more than a bit, and all for the better
32. Chocolate éclairs
33. Come to think of it … chocolate everything
34. Having your haircut turn out exactly like that magazine picture you showed the stylist
35. The vibrancy of colors and the clarity of words after cataract surgery
36. Seeing Michelangelo's David in the flesh — er, marble
37. The food — even the bad food — in Italy
39. Successfully returning a vicious spin shot in Ping-Pong
41. Running into the prom queen from your high school and realizing, Wow, is she a wreck!
42. Swimming 40 laps in a heated pool
43. Having a lane to yourself
45. Holding him
46. Having him smile up at you
47. Seeing what a loving parent your child has become
48. Having a friend with whom you can giggle about sex
49. Fantasizing about sex
50. Remembering the best sex you ever had
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