Why do I worry?

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  1. kmackey32 profile image68
    kmackey32posted 8 years ago

    How old do people think I am? I think because I work in a nursing home I worry way to much about how old I look because I do not want to grow old. It scares me because I know what happens to the elderly. How old do you think I am? If you already know please don't guess because that will make me feel bad. smile

    1. itech profile image76
      itechposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      30-32

    2. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      you look young, and dont be scared to grow old anymore...it is inevitable, old gracefully, you are beautiful woman too,

      the problem of elderly is very complex, they need more attention, they want to be reassured that they are still on it...they become insecure at times, we as children need to love our parents when they grow old, I am not saying something here but in the Philippines, we dont have as much home for the elderly, when our parents gets old, we get them, one way of showing our love to them for what they did when we were young,

      I am not scared to grow old, because everyday for me I live it as I never live it before, and my children will be with me, my family too,

  2. profile image63
    logic,commonsenseposted 8 years ago

    26 or 28.
    I believe that we are only as young as we feel we are.
    Age is not an issue one should worry about.  Many more important issues to deal with.  Besides ageing is inevitable, so why worry.

    1. kmackey32 profile image68
      kmackey32posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      IDK but I do worry. I hate the thought of getting old. For some reason it really scares me.

      1. Cagsil profile image80
        Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Somehow I don't see aging doing any harm. smile But, if I were to guess, by this picture...I would say you are about 30-34 years old. But, again it's just a guess. lol

        1. kmackey32 profile image68
          kmackey32posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          You really think I am that old. sad

          1. Cagsil profile image80
            Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Aww...it's a sign of the level of maturity I see in you, not just your looks? lol But, you can take it however you want. I say it's a good thing. smile

            1. kmackey32 profile image68
              kmackey32posted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Oh ok that makes me feel better. I guess its really not a good thing when the patients at work ask me where my mom is. lol

              1. Cagsil profile image80
                Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol

  3. Jeffrey Neal profile image82
    Jeffrey Nealposted 8 years ago

    I would guess around 28.  Don't worry about it, though.
    A lot of women get even better looking as they get older.

    1. kmackey32 profile image68
      kmackey32posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol
      Some people tell me after seeing my pictures that I look younger as I am getting older.

      1. Jeffrey Neal profile image82
        Jeffrey Nealposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Well, see...that's a good thing. Hopefully I didn't overshoot in my estimate. big_smile

        1. kmackey32 profile image68
          kmackey32posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          lol
          Its a secret. Ya see if I say then others will guess older then I would feel bad. lol

  4. kmackey32 profile image68
    kmackey32posted 8 years ago

    Although pictures sometimes done really show a persons age. Maybe I should put my other one back. lol

  5. Jeffrey Neal profile image82
    Jeffrey Nealposted 8 years ago

    I know the 30 mark is scary to some ladies for some reason.  Trust me...things are just getting started.  I never want to go back to my 20's, lol, too tiring! lol

    Your new picture is nice...alluring...you should keep it.

    1. kmackey32 profile image68
      kmackey32posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Ok to be honest, I am over 30 by 4 years. lol
      I am 34, on Feb. 1st. smile

      1. Cagsil profile image80
        Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Hmmm.....? Looks like I got it right. lol lol lol

        1. kmackey32 profile image68
          kmackey32posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Ya but most guess alot younger. Atleast in my 20's. smile

        2. Jeffrey Neal profile image82
          Jeffrey Nealposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Good one lol cool

  6. Jeffrey Neal profile image82
    Jeffrey Nealposted 8 years ago

    I just noticed the number next to your name...any significance?

    1. kmackey32 profile image68
      kmackey32posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      OMFG see, dam Ima blond sometimes. Thats the only reason you knew. lol

  7. kmackey32 profile image68
    kmackey32posted 8 years ago

    OMG I hate it when I have to tell my age. lol

  8. Ultimate Hubber profile image61
    Ultimate Hubberposted 8 years ago

    Umm.... 63? lol Kidding

    No guesses big_smile

    P.S. Good to see your old picture back in the avatar.

    1. Cagsil profile image80
      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol lol lol

    2. kmackey32 profile image68
      kmackey32posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Oh thank you. You like that one better?

      1. Ultimate Hubber profile image61
        Ultimate Hubberposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I like the current one better. BTW you look younger in this one, quite like a college girl.

        1. kmackey32 profile image68
          kmackey32posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Oh interesting. Maybe this is the one to keep. smile

          1. Cagsil profile image80
            Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            I'll agree....yeah, I'll definitely agree. lol

  9. kmackey32 profile image68
    kmackey32posted 8 years ago

    Ok thats what I thought. So I am keeping this one. smile

  10. kmackey32 profile image68
    kmackey32posted 8 years ago

    I once went to get my daughter at school and she was scared that the principle wouldnt believe I was her mom. ha... She is 16.

  11. Cagsil profile image80
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    I believe that. smile

  12. kmackey32 profile image68
    kmackey32posted 8 years ago

    See, so you didnt think I was really in my 30s?

    1. Cagsil profile image80
      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That's not the point. I can see how people can see you that young? That means I can form an image of you being that young, because in reality I see what I mentioned. big_smile

  13. Cagsil profile image80
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    But, nice try tho. lol

  14. Lisa HW profile image67
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    Based on most of the people I know (with the exception of a couple who turned themselves old looking by baking in the sun too much when they're young), most people don't even show any signs of aging at all until they at least pass 50.  (A few in their forties have some signs, but that's not most.)   Only 50% of people have hair that starts to gray before 50 (that one I ran into in research recently).  So generally, everyone stays young looking until at least well into their forties and doesn't have to worry about aging.

    Here's some "crusty old wisdom" I learned at 20 years old.  I used to always be looking in the mirror, examining the space between my mouth and the end of my nose, because, in my opinion, there was too much space because I have a short nose.  Although I certainly didn't consider plastic surgery, the idea would always come to me that it might be good to have some little thing to make that space "better".  Well, I was in a car accident and my face was so cut up nobody could recognize me.  I didn't know if my face would ever "come back", and suddenly I realized how foolish I'd been to worry about the stupid space between my nose and mouth.  roll.  I vowed that if my face ever came back I'd never again be looking for whatever I thought was wrong with it.  My face came back, and I settled into a life of having my worries in perspective.  One added thought is that that accident took the like of my 20 year old friend, who never got to experience seeing a few well earned fine lines or gray hairs; so even though I'm still decades away from "nursing home age", I'm guessing I'll still be pretty damned happy to have gray hair and wrinkles and to know how fortunate I am to have not been "frozen in  youth" the way my girlfriend was.  Although some of those elderly people may now struggle with physical problems that can come with age, a lot of them may be far more whole on the inside than their exterior would lead anyone to believe.  You're young now, and if you stress over getting old 40 or 50 years before you need to you'll bring on the worry lines in a year a half!  lol   Hope this helps.  smile

  15. emievil profile image77
    emievilposted 8 years ago

    Honestly speaking, I thought you were like in your mid 20s when I first saw your picture. I nearly fell off my chair when I found out we are almost of the same age smile.

  16. kirstenblog profile image77
    kirstenblogposted 8 years ago

    If in my old age I am able to A. Get to a toilet in good time, B. maintain a relatively good mobility, and C. have my mental functions continue to be able to serve me well enough Then I look forward to getting older. I would love to be a spry little ol granny who can bake a delicious cookie for any and all kids who visit, and considering the state of pension plans n such if I could hold down a part time job somewhere to make up for a low pension I shall be happy. Maybe have a grand kid or two to spoil, sounds pretty sweet to me big_smile

    1. Lisa HW profile image67
      Lisa HWposted 8 years agoin reply to this

       

      Weren't you the one who also mentioned, in the last couple of days, becoming an old granny who uses foul language all the time?   lol  (I didn't go back and look it up, but I thought it was you.  lol  )

      1. kirstenblog profile image77
        kirstenblogposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah that sounds like me big_smile I think being old is going to rock!

 
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