I imagine many folks saw/heard this NPR piece on CNM Dian Sparling the other day…I hope that I still love my work as much when I’m 71 as she does. Obviously, the point of this piece is that retiring is not an option for too many…but I’m not sure that I can imagine not working in some capacity.
“People have asked me, ‘Does this feeling after a delivery ever get old?’ Absolutely not,” she says. “It’s a wonder to behold, and my adrenaline stops pumping about two hours after a delivery. And then I can go to sleep.”