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Do you feel.....YOUNG....or....OLD?

  1. gmwilliams profile image85
    gmwilliamsposted 11 months ago

    Do you feel.....YOUNG....or....OLD?

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  2. tsmog profile image84
    tsmogposted 11 months ago

    At this moment just awakening I feel young. In about 5 - 6 hours  I will feel old.

    1. tomsmithnow profile image87
      tomsmithnowposted 11 months agoin reply to this

      This is a funny and true comment some days. Except sometimes, I feel old when I first wake up too, then I feel young and then I feel old again at night.

  3. AF Mind profile image56
    AF Mindposted 11 months ago

    Old. I have wisdom, I complain, and my back hurts ha ha. Stereotypical old person and I'm only 19.

  4. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image97
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 11 months ago

    The father of one of my best friends died this month. There was a gigantic gathering every night of the week at his home. Lots of drinking and eating, stories and crying. Lots of folks talking for the first time in a while.

    Anyway, there were girls there who were too young for me but who used to hit on me a lot when I was in my early 20s. One of those girls is now a grandmother with an infant grandchild.

    I can hardly believe how much everyone has aged, and here I sit with nothing accomplished. Well, I am certain I look older. Most of my hair is gone. But other than that, I feel about the same as I did when I was 30, 13 years ago.

  5. fpherj48 profile image76
    fpherj48posted 11 months ago

    Grace....Of UR many questions, this may be the perfect one, IMHO. I "Feel" both young at times, old at other times & on rare occasions, half dead!
    In simple language, I am N-O-T a morning person. Haven't been 4 at least 20 yrs. Prior 2 that, I had no choice but 2 force myself 2B as pleasant & active a morning person as possible~~& I resented every second of it.  LOL
    I don't know if it's "old," that I'm feeling in the morning, but whatever it is, it isn't perky, talkative or joyful..(grateful perhaps that I woke 2 another day, but that's as positive as I can B)  I suppose I could B described as "old" because I don't speak, I grunt & motion. I move like a turtle & my strong advice is do not under any circumstances attempt 2 rush me.
    There's a precise moment I feel the youthful me coming into focus.  Then I slowly blossom into a young woman, ready 2 tackle the world or at least make every moment matter in some meaningful way..
    I feel very young when I'm out & about, dealing w/ people, accomplishing things that R productive to me & maybe even the world, smiling & laughing a lot.  Children always make me feel young & I spend much time w/ them throughout my day, having a dozen grandchildren. 
    The frugal me wins out over the vain me when I'm shopping & quietly ask 4 my Senior Citizen discount.& damn it, it does make me feel old, just like going out 2 dinner 4 "The Early Bird Special!!"   
    When my body is aching  of course I begin 2 focus on feeling old & may even get "grumpy." There's a reason why "Scrooge" was not a young man!"
    I had a horrible surge of Elder Blues the other day when I realized that 4 the majority of my life I had ONE Dr, whom I rarely saw. Suddenly, I have 5 Drs.! WTH?? 5 Drs & I'll bet their combined ages doesn't equal mine.
    Ohhhhhh...woe is me. 
    I won't talk about the times I feel half-dead...I don't care 2 give that story any life!
    Quite the contrary. I'll close here by telling U the experience that had me so happy, I floated 3 feet off the ground. The evening of my 50th HS reunion, as I approached the doorman at the building entrance, I asked him which direction 2 the class reunion & & he motioned 2 the left. As I neared the room, I saw the big sign that read "DHS Class of 1986".I walked back over 2 the doorman, put my arms around him & planted a huge kiss on his cheek.  I said, "Don't U move, I'll be back & I'm taking U home w/ me! Now, which way to the Class of 1966?" He touched his cheek & pointed down the hall. LOL

  6. AMFredenburg profile image78
    AMFredenburgposted 11 months ago

    Depends on the time of day, the day, and the amount of sunlight. Sunny days, I feel on top of the world; too many gloomy days in a row and I'm dragging along. I do feel mentally young; I see people around me getting ready for retirement and I'm raring to go.

 
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