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~~~AGEING PROCESS..L@@K not being funny...

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*Ophelia.taking a break..*

*Ophelia.taking a break..* Report 9 Jul 2008 23:26

~~But I am scared of getting old...!..I know it has to happen...but as I have just turned 40...(half of 80..yes..I can add and subtract!)..I dye my hair..(limited greys at mo)..and apply lots of facial creams...as you do...Im still 20 something..in my mind...Am I alone in this?...trying to remain ever young...not to age...Now menopause has been mentioned.in a thread...I am hyperventilating...(well..not quite...)...lol

Onwe

Onwe Report 9 Jul 2008 23:27

I dont mind the aging process its funny, I do have a good OH to age with

Foggy

Foggy Report 9 Jul 2008 23:28

BEHAVE........get a grip...lol

Jax in Wales

Jax in Wales Report 9 Jul 2008 23:29

Nope dont worry me in the slightest cos its better than the alternative

now that i aint ready for quite yet

Lindy

Lindy Report 9 Jul 2008 23:31

Nothing wrong with getting old and agree with Sparrow, my OH is my best friend...

Lindy ;))))))))))))))

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 9 Jul 2008 23:32

Lily...there is nothing wrong with aging gracefully....its going to happen..

love

Hayley of Cheshire aged 29....

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 9 Jul 2008 23:33

50! no different to when I was 30 mentally...don't worry Opt' ...it isn't the end lol ...I have just discovered it is the beginning! :))...don't worry about the menopause...for some it is hard yes ...for some it is easy! ...I had a few months of hot flushes at night, that was it!

*Ophelia.taking a break..*

*Ophelia.taking a break..* Report 9 Jul 2008 23:33

~~what have we got to look forward to..menopause..dementia..incontinence...being dumped in a nursing home...walking with zimmer frames.no teeth..pureed food.....

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 9 Jul 2008 23:34

Fifty + is much better than forty +.
You can start the 'pardon' and 'what was his name' while still being able to (eventually) remember!!
And you don't have to dress young. Having said that, I admired the top a young temp was wearing - she said she got it from 'Fat Face'.
The next day she admired my top - which I had also bought from 'Fat Face'. Getting older doesn't mean elasticated waisted trousers you know!!! It means walking into shops with your head held high - no matter how young the assistants!!!

maggie

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 9 Jul 2008 23:34

I have a friend who was exactly the same as you...she was so frightened the weeks leading up to her 40th, she dyed her hair (still does), dewaxed or whatever you call it, had Biotex, and tried all the miracle creams....but I will let her speak for herself:-))

*shouts...Hayyyyleyyyyyy!!!!

lol XX BC

*Ophelia.taking a break..*

*Ophelia.taking a break..* Report 9 Jul 2008 23:35

but my hubby is 17 yrs older than me...and I can not bear the thought of him going before me...

Devon Dweller

Devon Dweller Report 9 Jul 2008 23:36

The more you worry the faster it approaches..you dont want frown lines do you ? lol

Lindy

Lindy Report 9 Jul 2008 23:37

Lol..

Waaaaay over 50......

I look like a tourist and dress like one but am not one...

I am happy with myself.....

Lindy ;)))))))))))))))))))

*Ophelia.taking a break..*

*Ophelia.taking a break..* Report 9 Jul 2008 23:38

I really am phobic of it though!..I see the other side of the coin..Being a nurse..it really does scare me...more than spiders!lol

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 9 Jul 2008 23:41

Lily I HAD a friend who is 97...but swears she is 72...just because she is 93 she thinks she can spread lies and people beleive her....(((((((hugs))))))) ... for being 40.......by the way both my husbands are older than me....I like older man keeps me young....and they are more grateful..lol..xx

*Ophelia.taking a break..*

*Ophelia.taking a break..* Report 9 Jul 2008 23:43

I am 40...but look 30...Am lucky have good genes...hardly have any lines..It is a state of mind..I know this...

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 9 Jul 2008 23:43

I am.....** opens mouth and closes it very quickly *

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 9 Jul 2008 23:44

LOL..Hayley you little horror! I FEEL 93 tonight though...am off to bed...nighty night all you young folks:-)) BC XX

J* Near M3.Jct4

J* Near M3.Jct4 Report 9 Jul 2008 23:47

Quote from Opthelia at 23.33
"dementia, incontinence, being dumped in a nursing home etc..."

Just to say it is not easy when you have no option but to take that decision on medical advice for your own Mother who needs residential care 24/7.

But I myself still feel as if I am the age of my adult children and sadly most of the time when I see my mother she thinks I am her sister!

Jx

*Ophelia.taking a break..*

*Ophelia.taking a break..* Report 9 Jul 2008 23:47

..youre very right there Hayley...men that are older treat you with respect...took me..36 yrs to realize though..I love my hubby dearly..and the fact there is a big age gap..really...worries me..he convinced he will live to 90 odd!..lol...that will make me 70..something...