Saturday, January 28, 2006

Growing Old Disgracefully – the only way!

For your entertainment...left by CQ before she went to Bavaria...Aginoth

I feel like my body has gotten totally out of shape, so I got my doctor's permission to join a fitness club and start exercising. I decided to take an aerobics class for seniors. I bent, twisted, gyrated, jumped up and down, and perspired for an hour. But, by the time I got my leotards on, the class was over.

--- Reporters interviewing a 104-year-old woman: "And what do you think is the best thing about being 104?" the reporter asked. She simply replied, "No peer pressure."

--- The nice thing about being senile is you can hide your own Easter eggs.

--- I've sure gotten old.! I've had two bypass surgeries, a hip replacement, new knees. Fought prostate cancer and diabetes. I'm half blind, can't hear anything quieter than a jet engine, take 40 different medications that make me dizzy, winded, and subject to blackouts. Have bouts with dementia. Have poor circulation; hardly feel my hands and feet anymore. Can't remember if I'm 85 or 92. Have lost all my friends. But, thank God, I still have my driver's license.

--- A 97-year-old man goes into his doctor's office and says, "Doc, I want my sex drive lowered." "Sir," replied the doctor, "you're 97 Don't you think your sex drive is all in your head?" "You're damned right it is!" replied the old man. "That's why I want it lowered!"

--- An elderly woman decided to prepare her will and told her preacher she had two final requests. First, she wanted to be cremated, and second, she wanted her ashes scattered over Wal-Mart. "Wal-Mart?" the preacher exclaimed. "Why Wal-Mart?" "Then I'll be sure my daughters visit me twice a week."

---My memory's not as sharp as it used to be. Also, my memory's not as sharp as it used to be.

---It's scary when you start making the same noises as your coffeemaker.

---The good news is that even as we get older, guys still look at our boobs. The bad news is they have to squat down first.

---These days about half the stuff in my shopping cart says, "For fast relief."

---I've tried to find a suitable exercise video for women my age, but they haven't made one called "Buns of Putty."

---Don't think of it as getting hot flashes. Think of it as your inner child playing with matches.

---Don't let aging get you down. It's too hard to get back up!

--- Remember: You don't stop laughing because you grow old, You grow old because you stop laughing.

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.


Oreo said...

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! I can relate to some of these.

Jean-Luc Picard said...

Great thoughts there!

ribbiticus said...

love the prayer! lol! wherefore art thou in bavaria, my queen? :)

mar said...

oh, I got this one mailed to me but it wasn't from you! how's skiing? got brand new golden skis with golden bindings... they are just perfect for the next ski vacation, 2 more weeks and I will be dancing down the slopes! can't wait, can't wait!

Debby said...

I definitely have to remember the one about my inner child playing with matches. Oh did I tell you I have to remember the one about my inner child playing with matches. LMAO

Paste said...

Excellant, not there yet but getting there????

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

LOL, LOL, LOL! Very Very funny and unfortunately ALL true, Dammit To Hell! (lol)
They say Old Age isn't for sissy's..I say, It Isn't For ANYBODY!!!! It sucks, Big Time!

Renee said...

I feel myself relating to more and more of those every day. Love the prayer!

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