Subject Aging

July 31, 2006 at 6:51 pm

I feel like my body has gotten totally out of shape, so I got my
doctor’s permission to join a fitness club and start exercising. I decided
to take an aerobics class for seniors. I bent, twisted, gyrated, jumped up
and down, and perspired for an hour. But, by the time I got my leotards on,
the class was over.

Reporters interviewing a 104-year-old woman: “And what do you think is
the best thing about being 104?” the reporter asked. She simply replied, “No
peer pressure.”

The nice thing about being senile is you can hide your own Easter eggs

Just before the funeral services, the undertaker came up to the very
elderly widow and asked, “How old was your husband?” “98,” she replied. “Two
years older than me.” “So you’re 96,” the undertaker commented. She
responded, “Hardly worth going home, is it?

I’ve sure gotten old! I’ve had two bypass surgeries, a hip replacement
new knees. Fought prostate cancer and diabetes. I’m half blind, can’t
hear anything quieter than a jet engine, take 40 different medications that
make me dizzy, winded, and subject to blackouts. Have bouts with dementia.
Have poor circulation; hardly feel my hands and feet! anymore . Can’t
remember if I’m 85 or 92. Have lost all my friends. But, thank God, I still
have my driver’s license .

An elderly woman decided to prepare her will and told her preacher she
had two final requests. First, she wanted to be cremated, and second, she
wanted her ashes scattered over Wal-Mart. “Wal-Mart?” the preacher exclaimed
“Why Wal-Mart?” “Then I’ll be sure my daughters visit me twice a week!

My memory’s not as sharp as it used to be. Also, my memory’s not as
sharp as it used to be.

Know how to prevent sagging? Just eat till the wrinkles fill out.

I’m getting into swing dancing. Not on purpose. Some parts of my body
are just prone to swinging.

It’s scary when you start making the same noises as your coffee maker

These days about half the stuff in my shopping cart says, “For fast

Don’t think of it as getting hot flashes Think of it as your inner
child playing with matches.

Don’t let aging get you down. It’s too hard to get back up.

Remember: You don’t stop laughing because you grow old, You grow old
because you stop laughing.

THE SENILITY PRAYER : Grant me the senility to forget the people I
never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones I do, and the
eyesight to tell the difference.