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Aging ....Fitness is the best anti-aging weapon out there.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

A Woman's Observations on Maturing .....(not marinating).

It's harder to tell navy from black.

Your kids are becoming you...and you don't like them! ...but your grandchildren are perfect.

Going out is good. Coming home is better.

When people say you look "Great"...they add "for your age."

When you needed the discount you had to pay full price. . ...Now you get discounts on

You forget names...but it's OK because other people forgot they even knew you.

You ask your husband or friend how your outfit looks and they tell you the truth.

The five pounds you wanted to lose is now 15 and you have a better chance of losing your keys than the 15 pounds.

You realize you're never going to be really good at anything...especially golf.

Your husband is counting on you to remember things you don't remember.

Your husband sleeps better on a lounge chair with the TV blaring then he does in bed. It's called his "pre-sleep."

You used to say, "I hope my kids GET married. Now, "I hope they STAY married!"

Who wants to wear 3" heels anyway?

You miss the days when everything worked with just an "ON" and "OFF" switch.

You use more 4 letter words..."what?"..."when?"

Now that you can afford expensive jewelry, it's not safe to wear it anywhere.

You read 100 pages into a book before you realize you've read it.

Many of the people in People Magazine you've never heard of.

Everybody whispers.

You have 3 sizes of clothes in your closet....2 of which you will never wear.

But old is good in some things:...old songs...old of all: OLD FRIENDS.
Thanks for being one of mine!

It is that time of my life when I am very aware that I am not a "spring chicken" any longer but am grateful that I have Spark People and Fitness in my life on a daily basis. Being Fit is the best anti-aging weapon we have and each day I spend getting fit adds days to my life and right now for me - LIFE IS GOOD!



Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SEATURTLE86 1/21/2011 12:42AM

    Love it! "I'm not aging, I marinating!" My new mantra! These were all good! I think I have felt or said most of them! LOL
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CANBDONE 1/17/2011 4:14PM

    In the words of Bette Davis, "Aging is not for wimps!" emoticon

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NORASPAT 1/16/2011 6:44AM

    Thanks for this blog SUNNY. It resonates, but it is good to find the humour in our lives. My mother used to say if you dont laugh you will cry and so often it is that way. Laugh and the world laughs with you, its so much better that way. I was able to identify with almost all of this. Aging gracefully with a sense of humour and positive thoughts and friends, people to love is the way to go for me. HUGS dear friend. Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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VALERIEMAHA 1/15/2011 2:21PM

    Just when I was feeling the need to "lighten up Maha!" I happened upon your blog!
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GRNDMOM43 1/13/2011 11:57PM

    So True, so True!

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GRACEOMALLEY 1/13/2011 7:09PM

    Excellent! I truly enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing with us! emoticon

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MAMASMAMA 1/13/2011 4:26PM

    My husband does that 'pre-sleep' thing already-and he doesn't turn 40 until June! lol I like the idea that being fit is the best 'anti-aging' weapon, now that my oldest son is in high school, I find myself worrying about showing my age more!

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PENNYAN45 1/13/2011 12:17PM

    What a fun blog! Thanks for sharing it.

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KAMAPERRY 1/12/2011 11:10PM

    Hehehe, good ones!

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PATRICIAANN46 1/12/2011 10:03PM

  I think that you found my diary!!!!!
It's a good thing we can laugh and have a good sense of humor. Aging is NOT for wimps!!!
I was sorry to hear of Josh's flight delay. Such weird weather we have been having!!!

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PATRICIAANN46 1/12/2011 9:59PM

  I think that you found my diary!!!!!
It's a good thing we can laugh and have a good sense of humor. Aging is NOT for wimps!!!
I was sorry to hear of Josh's flight delay. Such weird weather we have been having!!!

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MNTWINSGAL 1/12/2011 9:43PM

    Oh Sunny.....a few of these hit soooo close to home! My DH is snoring away on the couch right now in fact. Bedtime in a couple of hours.....

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CHINAGAL 1/12/2011 9:32PM

    So true! Except that I still want to wear 3" heels (no way that's happening). The other day someone told me that she doesn't have alzheimers, but she has sometimers. That's me - I sort of come and go.

Thanks for the chuckle.

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BUTEAFULL 1/12/2011 8:53PM

    it is all soooooo true, I'm glad you are my friend and I am yours

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KADULAC 1/12/2011 5:21PM

    emoticon Thanks for sharing.

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    Loved the funnies and they are so true.

I love my life. Getting older has been great for me. I finally have both maturity and experience and good health too.

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FISHINGLADY66 1/12/2011 4:56PM

    This is too true to be really funny. But I laughed anyway. emoticon Thank you very much. Great Blog. Your only as old as you feel.

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SHARJOPAUL 1/12/2011 3:09PM

and a lot of what makes it funny is how true it is.

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TERRI289 1/12/2011 3:05PM

    This was great!!

Glad Josh is doing ok-I think that he must have your temperament!! And I continue to declutter with bouts of exercise thrown in!!

PS. I took Dana out and she obeyed all my commands!!!! She was oiff leash at the time!! emoticon

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ASTORRES1 1/12/2011 2:50PM

    LOVED it...thanks!!!!


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DUSTYGIRL25 1/12/2011 2:46PM

    I love this so much! I can also relate to every item. Good thing I can still laugh.
Thanks for sharing.
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OLDERDANDRT 1/12/2011 2:31PM

    Wonderful! And true! emoticon You are right....Life is good! Guess I need to marinate (I mean, mature) some more, now! Race ya!!!


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    This was CUTE!!! Thanks for sharing.

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COOLMAMA11 1/12/2011 2:01PM

    Great Sunny, so cute, had a real chuckle as I read them!

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LEANMEAN2 1/12/2011 1:47PM

    Another good one, Sunny!

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MS.ELENI 1/12/2011 12:56PM

    Good ones.LOL

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