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Old 02-22-2017, 01:44 PM
 
Location: Texas or Cascais, Portugal
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Agree, problem is once you get to the point that you are welcoming death, you're in no condition to off yourself. If he asked for "my help" I would offer it but I'm sure he wouldn't want to put that on one of his kids.
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Old 02-22-2017, 10:55 PM
 
Location: Close to an earthquake
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A couple years ago, I had fun for about an hour at this website which allows you to upload a current photo and what comes back is the program's depiction of how you'll look in 20 years. There's no way to factor in hair loss but the program is a fun play to make us thing what 20 years might do to our facial appearance.

I took a couple photos today for a newspaper where an article I wrote will soon appear and lets put it this way, it sure is hard to get a good photo. In the old days, maybe 100 shots would give me 2-4 potentially good ones. Now, I'm not so sure 1,000 shots will give me anything. I had to check to make sure that adult beverage I drank this afternoon wasn't embalming fluid.

Here's the website link: In20Years.com - See You... In 20 Years! Make your face look old for free
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Old 02-22-2017, 11:28 PM
 
Location: Planet Woof
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I don't want to know what I'll look like in 20 years. I try not to look in the mirror now! LOL
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Old 02-23-2017, 09:04 AM
 
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I don't want to know what I'll look like in 20 years. I try not to look in the mirror now! LOL
I'm seventy-nine, I just look in the mirror and ask, "Who do you think you used to be?"
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Old 02-23-2017, 10:10 AM
 
Location: Sylmar, a part of Los Angeles
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My balance and stability isn't as good as it should be at 73 I don't think. A while ago my dog yanked me down and I injured my face some on the sidewalk.
Yesterday I stepped on a push broom and it threw me off and I was running forward trying to regain my balance, I made it but almost fell down.
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Old 02-23-2017, 10:51 AM
 
Location: Lakewood OH
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Lots of things are tough in life. I've found that for me getting old hasn't been the toughest of these.
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Old 02-23-2017, 11:07 AM
 
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Lots of things are tough in life. I've found that for me getting old hasn't been the toughest of these.
great attitude
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Old 02-23-2017, 11:24 AM
 
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In our youth-worshiping culture, almost every health problem is blamed on age. When I was 30 I had some pains and several different doctors told me it was because I was getting old. I was 30!!

Your lifestyle does matter, a lot, although of course our health will naturally decline to some extent. But not nearly as much, or as soon, as we are told.

Recently this is how I have been dealing with the whole age thing: I tell everyone I am glad to be old because now I have a good excuse if I forget something!
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Old 02-26-2017, 11:21 PM
 
Location: Gulf Coast
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Is it lack of compassion I'm reading here? Why do we worship youth so much? Those of you who "just don't want to hear about it" wait a while. Some day it will be you. Maybe you won't constantly complain about your aches and pains, but you will probably like to know you have some understanding.
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