Category: aging

Things are harder as you age.  Those extra pounds seem to hang on and hang on.  A hot flash can drive you outdoors naked on a cold winter day.  Where you roll around in the ice and snow just to find a little relief.  Things start to droop and sag.  Little gray hairs start to appear […]

I don’t know much about what happens to men as they grow older. I can only comment as an observer. But I do, however, have some experience about what happens to women. Some are not so bad, some are kind of good, some are just awful, and a few are just a pain in the […]

There’s a stranger living in my house!  I think it’s an elderly woman.  I haven’t met her face to face, but I know she’s here.  I see evidence of her every where I turn.  She thinks she’s clever and that I haven’t noticed.  Oh But I Have!! I see she has replaced my shoes with her […]

I can remember my Dad saying “It’s hell getting old.” as he rubbed some part of his arm, leg, or back that was hurting.  I also remember when Anne Richards was governor and he said “You know you’re getting old when you think something like that looks pretty good.”  He was full of the one […]

I’m basically a very optimistic person.  I usually see the best in people and most situations.  But I do sometimes worry.  I don’t usually worry about things for myself, but things for other people.  I worry about people that are sick, out of work, or just struggling with anything.  I always wish that I could […]

About a month ago I had a echo stress echo test. I was able to stay on the treadmill and get my heart rate up as high as my cardiologist felt necessary to perform the test accurately. But because I’m one out of maybe ten people who have a rib that is a little high […]

Well we all woke up this morning to a new and improved Facebook feed. I have to say after looking at the feed for awhile this morning that I think my generation is slowly stepping into the gripey old people age. I say this all in good fun, because I didn’t care for the change […]

Friday I woke up to find that there was no hot water. I assumed that the reset button needed to be pushed again. That has happened a couple of time over the last two years. Doug can take care of that when he gets home from work. So I left him a note and also […]