Friday, June 4, 2021

The Hell of Middle Age


YouTube, about 6 minutes long

The real Queen's performance of Bohemian Rhapsody is legend. Having watched it months before his death, I was astounded by his voice, piano skills, and range of voice.  So when I found the ladies adapting it by adding words that changed its entire lyrics to fit their needs, I said "I hear you, sisters."

Most men will say, "wut r they sayin'"  But any man who is married or is the son of a woman of any middle years will nod their heads and say "Oh yeah, it is hell. God help me."

I would hope every man reading who knows this to be true, raise your hands.


Rami Said Malek won an Oscar for his performance. He was superb.




26 comments:

  1. Nice find! She does a hell of a job on matching the lyrics with the original lyrics and the music.
    I wouldn't swear, but I think that's her in four different wigs. Read her comment on her Facebook page about the harmonies being tough to make.
    https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=164960502297834&set=a.129490789178139

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    1. I think you are right. The faces are the same in three ladies.

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  2. It is great.
    I was v fortunate. Menopause was gentle.

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  3. This is great, LOL! And of course it's all true. Don't waste time pitying the husband in an opposite-sex relationship. Pity the lesbian couple who go through menopause AT THE SAME TIME. That's what My Rare One and I did. AND WHAT A WILD RIDE IT WAS.

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  4. love this and it is sooooooo true. i went through it at age 45 until 65 and thought it would never stop. it stopped, then at age 72 my hubby had a stroke and his stroke jump started it BACK ad i still have this at 76.

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    1. Same for me. My worst memory of bursting into tears in Penney's. A lady asked, "How long? Someday it will be better."

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  5. So glad I got through that stage without too many scars.

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  6. Love this! Like Sandra, I went through it in my early 40's. So disappointed in (what seemed to be) the lack of empathy by health-care providers.

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    1. Same here. I think less was being considered back then.

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  7. I don't have time to watch this now, and as this is coming upon me, I think I'll be happier missing it for now.

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  8. Had a hysterectomy in my mid 30s so back them they put you on hormones. I finally came to my senses and stopped them. But menopause wasn't too bad as long as I get enuf sleep. However the hot flashes just don't want to quit and I thought they would at this age. Not fair. Too funny.

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  9. That was fabulous. It wasn't that bad for me, but then again, anything can happen in the future and just might.

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    1. My daughter is in the mid-40s, definitely there.

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  10. Hey at 83 it was soooooo long ago. That is the boy in me speaking. I bet she remembers it perfectly....
    Love from NC
    Sherry & jack

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    1. The boy in you will always speak out, play!

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  11. When exactly is middle age anyway? I think I missed it. Or it hasn't happened yet. I love that movie and the song.

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  12. i crossed it thankfully dear Susan

    i happy to be in my fifties but i remember how crushing is middle age ,it is like someone pushed down you from the peak oh my ,i am glad i was out of it soon anyway

    health ,peace and joy to you and yours!

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Go ahead...it won' t hurt...I'd love to hear what you think!