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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 04:02 PM
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Today, I feel old...
nothing that drinking coffee, or red bull, or ibuprofen seems to be fixing...

Sore from falling down in front of a bunch of people, tripped on my shoelace, when your 8, that might sting a little, when you are 47 it frankly hurts to fall flat on your ass, hip, whatever I landed on, and to have about 15 women across the room see me lying on the floor.

I also feel old because I let myself think that someone much younger than me might really be interested in me. :shrug: oh well, I can't help it if I don't feel 47 lol, but today I feel much older than I did yesterday.

So I will just drown myself in the love of my son, and the basketball game we are watching.

:grouphug:

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TZ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 04:05 PM
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1. I'm a few years younger than you and I'm feeling my age today
As well..plucked a couple of gray hairs, too tired,achy to get out and enjoy the spring weather..*sigh*
By the way, falling down in front of a bunch of people..I could so see myself do that...In fact I almost did that in the lab the other day..My leg got caught in my rolling chair and nearly took me out.. x(
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 05:09 PM
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4. yeah that was
as humiliating as it is painful today lol
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AlCzervik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 04:06 PM
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2. Sorry Spk, that sounds hurty all the way around.
I was in Las Vegas 2 years ago, i was wearing 4 inch heels and had one too many beers, anyhow i fell of my high heels in front of an entire crowd of people, i got up and took a bow and got applauded. I am like a hippo in a tutu except my tutu has cigarette burns and stains on it, a princess i ain't.

Feel better.

:hi: :hug:
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 05:11 PM
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5. Obviously, even though I AM THE LOUNGE EMPEROR
graceful I ain't.

A hippo in a tutu with cigarette burns and stains on it :rofl:

thanks for maing me laugh

:hug:

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CreekDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 04:09 PM
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3. don't forget when little kids fall, they fall a shorter distance and with less force
your fall at 25 would have left you feeling pretty crappy afterwards too.

that said, we do heal, we get better and feel better, you will too and you will appreciate how that feels soon enough.

:hug:

take care.
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 05:13 PM
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7. LOL, I'll probably fall or burn myself before then
that's something else I did recently was burn my hand to 2nd degree burns from spilling coffee on it!

Yeah, it isn't far falling when you are a kid.

I will heal, body and mind...and realize that 32 year olds don't really want anything to do with 47 year olds lol, and life goes on.
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CreekDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 05:22 PM
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10. depends on the person
move on and make room for the person who really is interested. :hug:
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:19 PM
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13. true enough
making room is something I'm getting good at. :hug:
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Captain Hilts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 05:12 PM
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6. Psssst...you're the same age as the president. He's considered young. nt
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 05:14 PM
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8. He looks young
I am feelin old today though, wonder if he feels old?
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Captain Hilts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 05:16 PM
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9. He's lookin' every year of it in the NYT photo series today. nt
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:20 PM
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14. Well I'm sure he will age rapidly
in the job as it seems to do that to a person.

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IntravenousDemilo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:33 PM
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17. It's odd that Bush became so old and decrepit in eight years...
... when you think of all the vacation time he took. Must have been the booze.

In Bush's attic, there's likely a portrait locked away that keeps getting younger and better looking with time, like a reverse Dorian Gray. Same with Cheney.
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suninvited Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 05:25 PM
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11. when I was a lot younger
I was CRAZY for older men....don't give up, if that is your dream.


I am older now, and just not interested in men...or women...I guess I just lost that sexual feeling !
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:19 PM
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12. No that's not my dream
just a misread on my part in a situation...


At the moment I'd be happy with peace of mind and solitude, or someone that cared...

I think perhaps I need peace of mind the most right now.

Thanks for your encouragement though :D
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suninvited Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:39 PM
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28. well, here is for peace of mind
which isn't so hard to achieve...once you start looking for the young chicks....lol
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:48 PM
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29. pffftttt
so that is the answer

well I will keep that in mind :D

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Droopy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:24 PM
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15. I tried to get with a woman who is 24 and I'm 36
I met her on a dating site and she seemed to like me. I got as far as getting her phone number and talking to her a couple of times. Then she wouldn't return my phone calls and e-mails.

It's probably for the best. When I was 24 I had a lot of growing to do yet. We probably would have had issues sooner or later if we were in a relationship.
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:30 PM
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16. yeah
you would have

I am just reacting to my misperceptions about things she has said to me this last week...
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VenusRising Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:33 PM
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18. I'm sorry.
Don't be embarrassed. It happens to everyone. You just have to laugh at yourself and go on. Be glad you didn't break anything. That's at least a testament to how young your body is. If you were older you could have busted a hip and had to use a wheelchair or walker. That would have totally sucked at your young age. :hug: :loveya:



:P
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:44 PM
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19. I think I need to wear a rubber suit
I've lucked out falling off porches, down stairs, on wet floors, on ice, tripping on my shoelaces now.

Thanks for the kind words...

:hug:
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VenusRising Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:52 PM
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21. I am a true klutz.
I understand your sentiment completely.

I've smacked my head against more hard objects than I can count. I have fallen down stairs at least a half dozen time, slid on ice and actually broke my ankle, slammed my fingers in doors, and my all-time favorite....putting an oven mitt on to pull out a preheated oven rack, and grabbing the rack with the bare hand. Holy effin' Christmas did that hurt. So, I feel your pain.

You're not alone.

:pals:
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 08:52 PM
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23. I've grabbed an oven rack with my bare hand too
and the mitt in the other

I bump my head on hanging chandeliers, etc.

fell of my porch a couple of times, acrobatic actually

broke a bone in my foot stepping on a small piece of 4x4 I didn't throw away by my garage once

fallen from a sound sleep sitting up off my bed on my head twice waking up as I near the floor

I didn't use to be so klutzy, but I've gotten more so in my 40's

The 50's are coming if I survive these last 2.4 years til then :)

Maybe they will be the decade of grace :P

:hug:
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trof Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:46 PM
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20. When you're 67, every stumble scares you. Don't feel so old, youngster.
Last night I got up to take a leak.
You'll find that you do that more and more, several times a night sometimes, as you get older.
I was half asleep.
I try to stay half asleep at piss calls so I can slip back into slumber easier.

But last night I missed the light switch and knocked the towel rack off it's bracket. The bracket made a racket.
;-)
Miz t. was immediately awake.
"You OK?"
She says that every time I sneeze, or cough, or clear my throat..
She cares.
:loveya:
"Yeah, I'm OK. Go back to sleep."

Don't sweat taking a pratfall.
It happens.
:-)
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 08:48 PM
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22. If it were only that I took pratfalls
I am just having a bad moment in time I guess, been doing good and then splat, (not just the physical pratfall) just a lot of things lately

thanks

:hi:
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Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 09:02 PM
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24. My mom totally humiliated herself falling a couple of weeks ago.
Bella got baptized. She fell, not once, not twice, but THREE times in front of the whole congregation. We are clumsy in my family.
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:10 PM
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25. poor your mom
and cute Bella

*sigh*


what a drag it is getting old Shell

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Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:17 PM
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26. I am still young, but I notice little stuff now. Age creeps up on you.
:hug:
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:30 PM
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27. It does indeed
and though my mind feels young, even it is not.

the joints ache

the skin changes

the hair falls out (on me)

and grows other places

and changes color

and it gets harder to lose weight

okay I'm whining, the alternative is beaten by getting old

:hug:
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