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Old 08-05-2011, 04:58 PM
 
Location: California
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Hey watch those Italian men! What if your DH finds out??

Happiness adds years to a person's life, we'd like to believe. But my mother was miserable and unhappy and lived to 92 with no operations, hospitalizations, or doctor visits in her entire life (other than to have her births). Not one doctor visit!!! I'm convinced that longevity is in the genes. On the other hand, I'd rather live a shorter happy life than a longer unhappy one.

You mean the #2 husband standing next me! My Italian buddy is also married and our hugs are limited to pubic affairs at the check out.

With husband #1, I had those phone calls that every married woman doesn't want and then there was also evidence from the doctor, so I would never inflict that kind of pain on anyone else. So glad to have #2, -- 99% of the time.
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Old 08-05-2011, 06:02 PM
 
Location: Sarasota Florida
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Cool I feel "old"

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I am 62.... there I said it as in all honesty, I CANNOT BELIEVE IT!!!!
And I am going to join the ranks of the people here in this section in June 2012 after I will have been in the educational field for 34 years.

When I turned 50, I freaked out when AARP first approached me, but when I saw the discounts, went WHOO HOOO! But this next milestone of retiring has me in a true state of denial, for I just cannot believe I am that old. When I look in the mirror, I of course see some wrinkles and some thinning and grey hair (which does "magically disappear" with some help), but I also see great teeth and overall great skin with eyes that shine. And when I just look at my body, I see some age spots on my hands and arms and skin that wants to sag in some places rather that stay where it USE to stay, yet instead of accepting it, I get angry that my "outside" is not still the same as my "inside", for my inside is still in perfect health, with a strong body and young attitude/outlook due to teaching teenagers. When friends from college find me on FB and I look at their photos, I think: Dang, they are old! And, I really do not see them in me.

So what is my flippen problem?? Has anyone else felt this way...almost like you are a "tween" between being a youngster and a teenager as you are older, but not yet "old"?? And when did you finally "feel" old?? Does health have something to do with it??? I am stymied at my behavior at times and thoughts.
I just turned 73 although I think I still look good (especially for my age) but physical limitations make me feel old !! Not much I can do about it (bad back, bad knees) so I make the best of it but I'm not in denial ! I eat right, exercise in the pool several times a week and try to maintain a positive attitude but I kinda feel OLD !
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Old 08-05-2011, 06:55 PM
 
Location: Near a river
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You mean the #2 husband standing next me! My Italian buddy is also married and our hugs are limited to pubic affairs at the check out.
You've got to be kidding!! You can get arrested for this!!
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Old 08-05-2011, 07:03 PM
 
Location: California
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You've got to be kidding!! You can get arrested for this!!

I truly have no idea how you are interpreting a hug.

In California, that is not a criminal offense, nor anywhere else in the U.S.
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Old 08-05-2011, 07:07 PM
 
Location: Near a river
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I truly have no idea how you are interpreting a hug.

In California, that is not a criminal offense, nor anywhere else in the U.S.
Did you read what I put in bold, above, from your post??
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Old 08-05-2011, 07:42 PM
 
Location: SoCal desert
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Hilarious!!!

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