I felt like I aged 30 years in one day.

Two friends took me to lunch last Friday to celebrate my birthday. Company was great, and the food was healthy – a half cobb salad with no

bacon, extra virgin olive oil dressing and spinach substituted for lettuce. And then the waiter did me a big “favor” by comping me with a frozen yoghurt covered with raspberry sauce.

That was innocent enough. Three of us split …