Fitness Minutes: (11,285)
4/18/13 1:51 P
I like where I am, I love where I have been. But, yes, it flew by.
Fitness Minutes: (21,430)
19,221 4/18/13 11:37 A
to me, it is just a number. When my father turned 50,he had a breakdown. He wanted to end it all. I promised myself that I would not do that. When I turned 50,I didn't feel any different than I had the day before. That was 7 years ago. Still feel the same.
Fitness Minutes: (11,796)
5,855 4/18/13 10:42 A
There is an old saw that says you are only as old as you feel. Now I wonder how I got to 104 so soon.
Seriously, I will be 78 in a few weeks and the other day I was driving home and a huge wave of not remorse or depression but wonderment came over me. It was overpowering and it simply asking myself ... How did I get here so darn soon.
"It is easier to raise good children than to fix bad men" by Fredrick Douglas.
My age doesn't bother me,,it's my memory. Having to think how old I am because times flies makes me feel older.
Fitness Minutes: (17,391)
2,116 4/18/13 10:29 A
I always have a problem remembering how old I am. I don't think about it because I don't connect age with oldness. I know many freak out when they hit the 50 mark (or some other point) but I just don't think about it. You are what you feel and some days I feel 20 and others I feel 80 so what does the actual one really mean anyway?!
Lay aside life-harming heaviness and entertain a cheerful disposition.
I am only 32 and yet I feel as if I am quite old even though I know that I'm not. I lived a bit too much in my 20s. Moved too many times, lived in too many countries, had too many different jobs, relationships, etc. Now I feel like I should retire LOL. My husband is 35 but he looks 25. So sometimes that alone makes me feel older! I don't have to do the math on my age exactly, but I do have to think for a second to remember what it is!
I don't forget it (54) but I kind of enjoy it now. When I turned 40 I lied about it. Now, its fun. I'm appreciative for all the blessings I have.
Fitness Minutes: (4,292)
4/17/13 9:38 A
yes, it is on the fast track.... even more reasons to not waste any of it!! I was diagnosed with MS 25 years ago & with all of the struggles and trials I have to admit there have been times when I didn't think I would have made it to the following birthday, so, I celebrate every single year! 50 and proud of it!! ~Jill
I will turn 49 in November. I still feel like I did when I was 16 (mentally....not so much physically, but I am getting there!)
“Only as high as I reach can I grow Only as far as I seek can I go Only as deep as I look can I see Only as much as I dream can I be”
¯ Karen Ravn
"Every time I hear that song, I go back....."
Fitness Minutes: (79,067)
4,353 4/17/13 9:18 A
Yep! Spmetimes I have to stop and do the math in my head!!! Yikes!
Barb Grand Rapids, MI EST
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1,063 4/17/13 7:55 A
I find it hard to believe I am 54. It sounds so old and I will admit that I want to hang on to my "youth" as long as I can. Because my daughter lives in Boston, I changed my profile picture back to the one you see here. I will admit even I don't think I look like a woman in her 50's in this picture.
Fitness Minutes: (82,255)
4/17/13 7:10 A
Yes time does fly by as I am having fun in this life! I am the baby of my family and will be 50 years this December but had a great feeling when renewing my license and the clerk asked for proof I was as old as I was.....very flattering for me!
Fitness Minutes: (124,585)
9,221 4/16/13 10:52 P
Yes it goes fast, real fast!
Nancy from Iowa and North Carolina
God Family & Friends North Carolina Beach
Proud member of Onyx Outlaws BLC15, BLC 16, BLC 17 Proud co-captain of Onyx Outlaws BLC 18, BLC 19 BLC 20, BLC 21, BLC 22 , BLC23 BLC 24
4/16/13 10:34 P
My Father-in-law has a saying "life is like a roll of toilet paper, the closer you get to the end the faster it goes" lol....too true!!
4/16/13 10:29 P
One hundred well that's a feat all by itself. Wow that's amazing.
Fitness Minutes: (104,760)
4/16/13 9:55 P
I'm 66, but we get asked our age so seldomly, usually at the doctor or something, that I have to ponder for a moment, just don't think about it, and not looking to get a cake and a party with balloons anymore, lol. My mother turned 100 in February, now THAT is a number to remember!!
Edited by: ETHELMERZ at: 4/16/2013 (21:56)
4/16/13 9:43 P
My husband and I are the same age (34) but in the past two years I continuously have to ask him "how old are we" or do the math. I realize more and more that age doesn't matter, nor do I care about it. Probably because time flies by so fast!
4/16/13 8:54 P
hahahaha I'm laughing cause yes this happens to me and I say to my hubby how old am I? hahahaha and my birthday is coming up Thursday hahahaha so right now I'm very aware of it but next month I'll be back to asking him hahahaha
Starting to like the new me! Waiting for my garden to come to life!
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