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SAVONA Posts: 13
5/7/11 8:24 P

I turned 55 recently and realized I could get the "senior's discount" at the local grocery store. First my vanity kicked in - "I AM NOT A SENIOR!" but then the frugal part of me thought about it.....10% mean more money for the fun stuff. Now I rejoice in saying "Senior's discount please" and I get tagged because they don't think I am old enough. Full circle from the days when I got tagged because they didn't think I was old enough.

I love being "old"! Despite that fact that my knees hurt, I have bat wings and a saggy middle. I earned them!

JOYGON Posts: 16
5/7/11 7:49 P

Not life, but losing weight. I could drop it so much easier when I was younger. Now it is so slow.

JOYGON Posts: 16
5/7/11 7:48 P

I can sure relate to that! I tried zumba gold for the first time two weeks ago. The first time I though I was gona die. haha. The second time was pretty good. I still have around 30 lbs to lose.

DIANNEMT Posts: 8,996
5/7/11 4:25 P

Well--I'm in better shape now, weight less BUT it is still very hard to get up from the floor--my knees don't like that at all. So some physical things are harder. It is easier to speak my mind--I don't really care what some people think anymore!

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LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 17,302
5/7/11 2:14 P

"I wonder how many others feel that it is harder as we get older"

What exactly do you find to be harder?
I think a lot of things are easier, now that I am over 50.

Edited by: LUANN_IN_PA at: 5/7/2011 (14:14)
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JOYGON Posts: 16
5/7/11 12:09 P

I wonder how many others feel that it is harder as we get older. I would like to see other active older, over 50, I know that it isn't the same as when we were in our thirties or forties, but still don't want to be put out to pasture. lol

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