Getting old

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Re: Getting old

Post by arriscig56 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:08 am

andy f wrote:I'm with ya Mark. I'm 49 at the mo and now I've had to start wearing glasses for reading, My knees creek and groan, my back has popped more in the last 5 years, than it ever has mode africaine. I see youngsters come to the gym where I go and within 6 months they doing more weights than I've achieved in 3 years !

On the plus side me and the missus are very immature :)

Andy
But at some point you have to make a choice, either you are in doors and you do not risk losing your eyesight, or you choose not to do anything.


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Re: Getting old

Post by Rocket Ron » Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:24 am

Believe me...my mum always used to say.......old age don't come alone......god bless you mum.
It ain't that bad when you have friends......anyone wanna be my friend!
Sometimes when you have set the benchmark, the only one you have to beat is yourself !


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Re: Getting old

Post by robert.copley1 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:57 pm

hi Ron , I retired 2 years ago and like Ange Julie retired with me , she said if you have stopped working I will too ! and like Ange she can't get her state pension for an order 2 years ! I have loads to do though at home , but need to sell jack and stuff so I can access my garage bob


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Re: Getting old

Post by JonnyCJ » Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:29 pm

Getting old is compulsory

Growing up is optional


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Re: Getting old

Post by Rocket Ron » Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:33 pm

Yes so true...I agree with all three of those.....
Sometimes when you have set the benchmark, the only one you have to beat is yourself !


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Re: Getting old

Post by Rocket Ron » Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:52 am

Hello bob
Sometimes when you have set the benchmark, the only one you have to beat is yourself !


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Re: Getting old

Post by Rocket Ron » Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:53 am

My garage is called Ron.
Sometimes when you have set the benchmark, the only one you have to beat is yourself !


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Re: Getting old

Post by NUTSFORBUSES » Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:54 am

I (very much a male) always say...you are only as young as the woman you feel...Great quote.
Turning 58. Pancreatic cancer, sepsis, endless hernias, diabetic-....! Wife just turned 40, too old for me, but she is incredible.
Been through the ringer for sure in many ways, when I get in that bus I feel free, all those "plastic super cars" have no idea what driving is. They press the pedal, I lean forward and go!

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Re: Getting old

Post by type21f » Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:34 am

.... and I am still working..
3yrs and 9 months on maternity cover.. then extended a year and now till I am 69..
Restoring VWs costs..
5 tablets a day..keep me going and help me ignore various ailments mostly blood pressure related..
Worse being passing out and investigating both the dishwasher and the washing machine insides...
My excuse for avoiding housework..
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Happy New Year
Best for 2018..
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