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What age did you feel old?

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posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 09:50 PM
a reply to: Fallingdown

Amen, brother.

posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 09:51 PM
My son is 37. Thanks for making me feel .... even older.

posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 10:01 PM
a reply to: Macenroe82

I will be 39 in 2 months! I don't feel old either.

posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 10:18 PM
I'm 56 (I think)...and I've been a porn actor with a giant unit for over three decades. I need a harness to hold all the equipment.

Have a bad back from all the action, and my wife had to buy me a cart to haul all my junk around on.

...and then I woke up.

It's freaking hard to get out of bed in the morning now! I have to instruct all my parts to point in the same direction or else bad ju-ju happens.

Yeah, getting old sucks!!

posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 10:34 PM
a reply to: Macenroe82
Theres two ways to look at this. Your 37 years old and if man is appointed 70 years then youve passed the half way mark.

Or you can look at it this way age is a matter of the mind and if you dont mind it dont matter.

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posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 10:38 PM
a reply to: Macenroe82

35. I'm about to turn 37 and I definitely felt a shift creeping up on me however slowly, similar to something like puberty except with different changes and for who knows how long or gradual.

I'm thinking it's a stage that people call mid life crisis and it goes away after you adjust to being almost 40 or 40+. I cant stand it either because people honestly think I'm in my mid 20's and when they find out my age they're in disbelief for a sec. They still might when I'm 40 but it couldn't possibly last for much longer. I'd prefer to look my age a bit more.
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posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 10:39 PM
Between 40 and 45 here. I feel younger with having lost weight and starting to work out a bit.

But my freaking shoulders are killing me. I just worked out the last of the frozen shoulder on the left and now I'm working one of the right. They hurt like a ... well, it's not polite to say what they hurt like. Use your imaginations. At least the one on the right isn't as bad ... so far. Knock on wood. I've only lost about 1/4 to 1/3 of my mobility.

My left knee was starting to get stiff on me, but the extra activity has sort of worked that out for the time being.

All things considered ... I feel good. But I started feeling old when I realized how old my parents actually are and started having to go to all their medical procedures and stuff like I remember my mom doing.
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posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 10:49 PM

originally posted by: PhilbertDezineck
a reply to: Macenroe82
Theres two ways to look at this. Your 37 years old and if man is appointed 70 years then youve passed the half way mark.

Or you can look at it this way age is a matter of the mind and if you dont mind it dont matter.

My dad is pushing 93, and looks younger then 75. He still has fun.

posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 10:57 PM
Perhaps a couple of years ago...

It feels great!!!!

posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 11:01 PM

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posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 11:04 PM
I can completely relate to this.

My mid life crises happened from 23-27 and I am now 33. If yours didn’t last 4 whole years count yourself lucky!

I blame it on the combo of an extremely open mind, a wild imagination, and high sensitivity. Once you get past the pain though, these things are gifts, unwrapping them is just a bitch lol

I have always hoped that maybe I’m spared from another... and just take what comes my way and age with grace.

I’m starting to get a few grays : and I stopped coloring my hair years ago, so I’ve already resigned to that process, just let it take its course..because I don’t wanna fry my hair out. Lol

Happy birthday!

posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 11:07 PM
a reply to: ketsuko

That's the rub. I have never ever been the best, or fastest, strongest or lithe but I was a soldier. Did 4 in the Army. Always kept myself, within, myself. Sometimes I strain, sometimes not. Worked with my body, as well as my brain.

Now, at 51, I hurt when I wake up... but I sure can think about it.


posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 11:21 PM
The day i realized that no one else knows whats goin on

posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 11:23 PM

originally posted by: knowledgehunter0986
a reply to: SaturnFX

Oh yes. I live a very healthy and active lifestyle. I'm a part time personal trainer, in tip-top shape and my eating habits would scare the crap out of DB.

And outside of lotion, I don't put any products on my skin. I think I may be blessed in the genetics department.

Even the ego grows old

posted on Jul, 18 2019 @ 11:39 PM
When I hit 30, I had a bit of a mental freak out, it was just a bad period in my life, felt old and just worn down with life. I'm almost 34 now (this September) and I am the healthiest I can remember, feel the best I have felt in years, especially this last year.
I don't feel old now, I don't feel young either, I just feel different and I like it!

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posted on Jul, 19 2019 @ 01:06 AM
Feeling old for me was when my back started to creak more than our bed...

I'm 53 but still feel as though I am 30 in my head.

Ewweeee I’m a poet and I don’t know it!


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posted on Jul, 19 2019 @ 01:10 AM

originally posted by: Macenroe82
I’m sitting here at work thinking to myself.
In 2 hours it will be July 19, and I will be 37 years old.
3 freaking years away from 40.
I don’t feel like I’m 37. I don’t feel old.
Yet I have been using the phrase “when I was young”...

I remember when I turned 23. I had a breakdown what I would equate to a mid life crisis.
I panicked thinking if I died tomorrow, how will people remember me?
I reflected on all the bad or questionable garbage I did when I was younger.
How would people remember me?

That was honestly one of my motivators to become the person I am now.
Once I calmed down, I told myself that going forward I would be the best person I could be, everyday for the rest of my life.
And I’ve lived by that ever since.
Every single day, I strive to be the very best husband, father, friend and stranger, that I can be.

If I see someone in need when I’m driving, my wife will verify this, I will stop and I will help.
If someone comes to me with a problem or an issue, I will do whatever I can to help them make it right.
Within reason of course, I’m not buying people houses or anything.
But I will see to it that you have a roof over your head, and a meal in your gut.

I want to be remembered as the person I try to be every day.
Not the person I once was.

Thinking back to that day 14 years ago... wow 14 years...
I laugh at the kid I was, thinking 23 was old and all those mistakes the years before.
But I think I needed to “feel old” in order to make the changes in my life that I have.

Looking back over the past years since that change, and I’m proud of the person I’ve become and the accomplishments I have made in life in such little time.

So, at 23 years old, that was the first time I felt old.
And it scared me enough to make some pretty drastic changes - but all for the better.

What age were you when you first felt old?
Or have you had that feeling yet?

You know you are old when you make a noise getting up out of a comfy armchair.

... and get off my lawn, you young whipper-snappers (waves Zimmer frame angrily but somewhat weakly)!

posted on Jul, 19 2019 @ 01:15 AM
a reply to: Macenroe82

It is so, so relative. When I'm 80, I know I will look back at pictures of me when I was 60 and go, "How could I have thought I was old? Look how young and smokin hot I was at 60!" And when I'm 60, I KNOW I'm going to look back at pictures of myself now and say, "Holy crap I was so young and hot at 40! And remember how I just could hop right out of bed every morning? And chase after my dogs? And had never broken my hip?" etc etc.

Think about it...if you live to be 95, think about how young 85 will seem to you, as you remember how you felt and what you could do.

And you're right- it's about what we do with our lives and for others that really matters.

posted on Jul, 19 2019 @ 01:20 AM
a reply to: Macenroe82

Really bad things happened to me after 50.

posted on Jul, 19 2019 @ 01:29 AM
I felt like I was going through midlife crisis when I was about 17 years old. Now I'm mid 30's, feeling younger every year ever since then.
Mind over matter.

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