I Being Old

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    Do You Like Being Old?

    (These words were not written by me, but are true to my thoughts). I would never trade my amazing friends, my wonderful life, my loving family for less grey hair or a flatter belly. As I've aged, I've become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I've become my own...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    9 Responses Sep 8, 2009

    The Senility Prayer

    THE SENILITY PRAYER Grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    1 Response Feb 19, 2010

    Dead At Home For 8 Years.

    This is such a sad story, reported in our newspaper this week. A woman's body lay in her home for eight years before anyone realized she had died. Police found the woman's skeletal remains in a bedroom of a house on Tuesday. She would have been 87 in August. "To hear an elderly...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    4 Responses Jul 7, 2011

    Where Have I Been??

    It seems that I have been away for ages, it feel like years, but a lot of water has gone under the bridge . Firstly my rheumatoid arthritis, flared terribly, hands and feet ..... I could have had them chopped off, thank you very much... my specialist put me on Enbrel injections...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Nov 27, 2013

    Don't Mess With Seniors!!!

    We went to breakfast at a restaurant where the 'seniors' special' was two eggs, bacon, hash browns and toast for $2.99. 'Sounds good,' my wife said. 'But I don't want the eggs.' 'Then, I'll have to charge you three dollars and forty-nine cents because you're ordering a...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    3 Responses Jun 30, 2010

    We Are Never Too Old To Learn!! Some Top Hints....

    Store bedlinen sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match. Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone / iPod in a bowl – the concave shape amplifies the music. Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags. Add...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    3 Responses Dec 21, 2011

    A group of seniors were sitting around talking

    about all their ailments at Costa Coffee. "My arms have got so weak I can hardly lift this cup of coffee," said one. "Yes, I know," said another. "My cataracts are so bad; I can't even see my coffee." "I couldn't even mark an "X" at election time because my hands...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    2 Responses Jun 8, 2014

    "OLD" IS WHEN..... Your sweetie says,

    "Let's go upstairs and make love," and you answer, "Choose one, I can't do both!" "OLD" IS WHEN.. Your friends compliment you on your new alligator shoes and you're barefoot. "OLD" IS WHEN.. Your friends compliment you on your new alligator shoes and you're barefoot. "OLD...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Dec 10, 2013

    Getting Old.

    As I've aged, I've become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I've become my own friend. I have seen too many dear friends leave this world, too soon; before they understood the great freedom that comes with ageing. Whose business is it, if I choose to read, or...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Nov 12, 2012

    How True It Is

    HOW TRUE IT IS Another year has passed And we're all a little older. Last summer felt hotter And winter seems much colder. I rack my brain for happy thoughts, To put down on my pad, But lots of things, That come to mind Just make me kind of sad. There was a time not long...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    2 Responses Jan 5, 2012

    Another Sign Of Growing Old

    Two elderly ladies had been friends for many decades. Over the years they had shared all kinds of activities and adventures. Lately, their activities had been limited to meeting a few times a week to play cards. One day they were playing cards when one looked at the other...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    4 Responses Feb 19, 2010

    Love Makingtips For Seniors

    1. Wear your glasses to make sure your partner is actually in the bed. 2. Set timer for 3 minutes, in case you doze off in the middle. 3. Set the mood with lighting. (Turn them ALL off!) 4. Make sure you put 000 on your speed dial before you begin. 5. Write your...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2010

    This Could Be Because Of My Age That I Have "" Been There Done That":!!!

    Male or Female? You might not know this...but a lot of inanimate objects are, in reality, male or female. Here are some examples: FREEZER BAGS: They are male, because they hold everything in... but you can see right through them. PHOTOCOPIERS: These are female...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Dec 17, 2012

    Four To Six Inch Heels.

    It has been asked recently what do you think of the new Platform High heel shoes. Many years ago I worked in a Department Store, Shoes department, there were three sections, casual, fashion and serviceable. The casual and serviceable allowed you to wear low heels or flats, but in...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Dec 5, 2011

    January...

    Twas the month after Christmas, and all through the house, Nothing would fit me, not even a blouse. The cookies I'd nibbled, the chocolate I'd taste At the holiday parties had gone to my waist. When I got on the scales there arose such a number! When I walked to the store (less...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2012

    A man and woman had been married

    for more than 60 years. They had shared everything. They had talked about everything. They had kept no secrets from each other except that the little old woman had a shoe box in the top of her closet that she had cautioned her husband never to open or ask her about. For...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Jan 6, 2014
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