I Hate Getting Old

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 128 People

    I realize almost 40 isn't old,

    except to the younger guys in the gym that keeps saying "yes sir or no sir". My brain still thinks I'm in my 20's but my body is telling me something else. Case in point, my son & I drove to his high school's practice field a few days ago to throw the football. I guess...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots
    36-40, M
    6 Responses Oct 24, 2015

    Rattlesnakes On The Prairie

    When I was growing up, my neighborhood mixed underdeveloped properties with homes and nice lawns. One of the latter was what Jefferson Park residents referred to as "the prairie". It was full of weeds and wildflowers - and rattlesnakes. My sister and I were strictly warned to...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    Mar 26, 2013

    TIME Causes More Wounds

       I  HATE GETTING OLD ! I RARELY SOCIALIZE. I WORK MORE HOURS AND AT THE END OF THE DAY I FEEL RAGGED. THE MORE YOU EARN THE LESS YOU KEEP AND AT MYAGE IT WOULD BE GREAT TO KEEP SOME . I GUESS YOU CAN SAY I'M JUST TIRED.  .
    dodog dodog
    41-45, F
    Jul 17, 2009

    You Can...

    be in shape, you can get so many plastic surgeries...but getting old is a battle you will never win.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Apr 17, 2008

    I Try Not To...

    I don't think I hate growing old as much as I love being healthy. So I cheat age by staying healthy. I feel great :)
    manomeans manomeans
    61-65, M
    Jul 18, 2009

    I really hate that I'm getting old!

    I feel like I'm losing touch with the younger generation, and forgetting what it was like to be a kid. not to mention the older, hairy, achy body. it sucks and I HATE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 1, 2015

    It Just Gets Worse

    I really hate getting old. I don't have a healthy life and it seems I look older than I am, I have 16 years and I look like 30 year old woman, I think. I don't know what I do, because everything sucks and everyone in this cursed house annoys me to do things that I don't wanna, I...
    headlessmule headlessmule
    18-21, T
    Nov 28, 2010

    But...

    ... it sure beats the alternative.  perhaps it's not all bad!
    muddywaters muddywaters
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jul 17, 2009

    My Body Is Betraying Me...again

    I am 30 years old, everyone says I should still be in my prime.  Yet, I can barely walk if I sit on the floor.  My knees and ankles throb.  My hips go out when they feel like it.  I have high cholesterol, a clotting disorder and EDS.  I am tired, depressed and don't know...
    nbookmba nbookmba
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2012

    Painful Old Bones.

    I think the worse part is joint pain and gradual loss of strength.I have to ask for help or not get something done.I've been a capable woman and now I feel I'm slipping.It can feel depressing but we have to cope.
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    5 Responses Apr 17, 2008

    41 Feeling Like 71

    Geez, I feel crickity I have a pot belly I'm losing hair on my head and getting hair out of my ears and back, It sucks so much, I'm jovial but my outside doesn't match my inside. I'm thinking of joining the gym to feel young. What do you do to feel young?
    hgl1972 hgl1972
    41-45, M
    Aug 20, 2013
    Iamhere26 Iamhere26
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Oct 2, 2014

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