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I Wonder When I Became So Old

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 9 People


    Sometimes I can't walk straight, and even if I'm walking straight, I'm going too slow...  my feet hurt almost constantly, like my leg muscles... sometimes I wet my pants when I cough... my cheeks are becoming my neck... I have to wear "sensible" shoes because cute...
    spiderontheweb spiderontheweb
    51-55, F
    Dec 10, 2008

    Just Tonight....

    My daughter, JD, and I were just chatting about the play they both are in. We somehow got on the subject of my no longer being able to do the splits. Nor am I able as I use to do as a child to lie on the floor to watch tv. It hurts my bones!! She called me...
    Lexus Lexus
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 10, 2008

    Who Is That Woman?

    In my mind I am eternally 27.  I am not sure why 27 it wasn't a particularly monumental year, but none the less I see myself at 27.  That is until I catch this old woman in the mirror.  Her sagging face scares me some mornings.  I feel sorry for her aching...
    Freestanding Freestanding
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jan 9, 2008

    If I Could Look As Good As I Feel

    I wonder when I became so old....well, I really know when I aged. I always looked younger than my age until I had cancer. I am not sure if the stress or the treatment caused me to look old. I just know that in the process of that few months I went from looking younger than I am...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jan 24, 2008
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