Turning 40 didn't bother me, it wasn't about the number. It was the evident changes in my face, the loss of volume and youthfulness.
I noticed it looking back at photos. I knew that time had passed, and I was tired of looking and being told I looked tired, with or without makeup.
The thought of actually turning 40 did not bother me; it was not about the number. It was about the visible changes in my face, the loss of volume and youthfulness that was concerning me.