50 OVER 50 PROJECT FOR 2021

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Marie Victor

Age: 53

Healthcare Field

"In a society that has you counting money, pounds, calories, and steps...count your blessings instead."

Marie Victor

What is the best thing about being your age?

The best thing about being in my 50's is having confidence and being more aware of who I am and not worrying about what others think.

What hardships have you endured that you feel have made you stronger?

I lost both of parents. It changed me and made me rethink life. Life is short and enjoy time with loved ones, even if it's a phone call, text, meeting for lunch or coffee, etc.

What's your favorite thing you have checked off your bucket list?

Traveling to the Maldives, Europe, Dubai, New Zealand, Australia.

what do you consider your greatest achievement?

My greatest achievement is raising my two adult children to be the best they can be.

What is a trait you are most proud of?

I enjoy reconnecting with friends that I have lost touch with. Thanks to the internet and social media it's easier to communicate with people.

what is your greatest extravagance?

Purchasing my home.

What is your motto or favorite quote?

In a society that has you counting money, pounds, calories, and steps...count your blessings instead.

Words of wisdom for younger women

Age is just a number. Celebrate your birthdays! One of my favorite quotes by: Louise Hay: "Know that you are the perfect age. Each year is special and precious for you shall only live it once. Be comfortable with growing older..."

Marie Victor
Marie Victor