I Smell My Mortality

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 52 People

    A Distinct Smell?

    when i was 15.5 yrs old i got my first job.  i worked in a cafeteria frequented by the elderly community.  prior to this job i joked often about how 'old' people 'smell' as if they're rotting from the inside out and they use talc powder to cover this disturbing scent...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Jun 29, 2007

    We All Must Die

    I am over 75, but I have a much younger wife. We have been married for 23 years. I have two children with her. The boy is now 18 and has gone off to college. I think of him all the time and miss him. He was home recently but at his age of course he went out to see his friends and...
    postroad postroad
    70+, M
    6 Responses Oct 31, 2006

    I'm biodegradable rotting ...

    I'm biodegradable rotting as we speak wtf
    tactlessandsarcastic tactlessandsarcastic
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 24, 2006

    This Is Getting "deep&quo...

    This is getting "deep".
    annabelle annabelle
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 24, 2006


    I always at some time or another have crossing thoughts of death, I see some people who have told me they believe nothing bad will ever happen to them, and they act invincible. But every now and then I see a dead animal on the road side, and I realize we as people are made up as...
    Dc01 Dc01
    22-25, M
    Nov 29, 2011


    Sadly my father passed away during the night. He was 84 yrs. old,and in poor health now for about a year. I am 63 and once again reminded by god of my mortality,why do we get reminded in this cruel way that we will die. Is it God telling us to seek him out and to prepare...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Apr 24, 2012

    It's Always On My Mind

    Now, I'm not in any way that I know of "dying". I have no diseases (that I know of ) and my body is not yet at the point where I biologically start breaking down. However, my own mortality is always on my mind. Although I'm young, I know that many many people's deaths are not...
    Cowandchicken Cowandchicken
    18-21, F
    Aug 28, 2010
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