My Looks Are Fading and It’s Okay With Me

“My looks are fading.” She said. It wasn’t meant to illicit pity, nor was she fishing for a compliment. It was a statement of fact, a pragmatic woman who is looking for a few fillers in the creases around her mouth and a dab of botox around the corners of her eyes. Yes, your looks are fading, so are mine. We’ve known each other our entire lives, we’re staring at 39, we’ve fed babies and watched our perky breasts settle into sad parodies of their former selves. Our waists have …