THE WIFE WHO GOT A LIFE perfectly captures the joyous chaos of family life and is the story of Cathy Collins, who’s come up with a list to help her nail the business of getting older.
After initially feeling annoyed by her sister’s gift of a ‘Motivational Journal’, she develops a list of monthly goals she believes will set her up for tackling the coming of middle age.
JANUARY - Write the list!
FEBRUARY - Ditch Periods
MARCH - Ditch Cooking
APRIL- Get a Life Outside the Family, preferably with ‘Young’ People
MAY - Secure My Son’s Future – i.e. Put a Rocket Up His Arse
JUNE - Teach My Daughter How to Not Get Screwed Over by Relationships
JULY - Reduce My Carbohydrate Footprint
AUGUST - Agree Who Will Clean Mum and Dad’s Toilet
SEPTEMBER - Make the Necessary Announcements about the Menopause
OCTOBER - Have the Really, Really Important Chat with My Husband
NOVEMBER - Fall in Love Again
DECEMBER - Dance with Hugh Jackman