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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Too Old?

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I am getting tired of hearing myself ask myself the same questions lately……

Am I too old to be on Facebook? Did it anyway.

Am I too old to wear jeans & flip flops to work? Doing it anyway.

Am I too old to grow my hair out?

Am I too old become a motorcycle chick? Ha ha!

Am I too old to dream?

Am I too old to get beautiful on the outside?

Am I too old to have true friends who are still back on the other side of 30?

Am I too old to dance?

Am I too old to totally change my style?

Am I too old to not know what I want to be when I grow up?

Am I too old to care if jeans should be narrow or wide?

Am I too old to be mad at God sometimes?

Am I too old to lay in the sun? Doin’ it anyway.

Am I too old to have so many questions still?

Am I too old to wonder what I am doing here?

Am I too old to look for a new career?

Am I too old to wear tank tops? Doing it anyway.

Am I too old to go sleeveless?

Am I too old for a tattoo? He he! Did it anyway!

Am I too old to be so silly? Being it anyway!

Now I know why older women wear stuff that looks bad…they get tired of answering these questions & just do it anyway! YAY FOR FREEDOM!!


14 comments:

  1. Hey girl, you are only as old as you feel. If you feel like wearing jeans, wear them, if you feel like getting a tattoo, get one. Feel young and be young.

    Mary O

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  2. Girlfriend,we're in the same boat, we'll ride it together and have a blast! You become too old when you think too old :)

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  3. Amen! Love what you're saying here!!

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  4. As a 62 year old widow. your list of questions hit home in many ways. I'm here from Meet Me on Monday, so "Nice to meetcha!"

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  5. You are so awesome.

    I LOVE this post. Of course the answer to all of these questions is "no." You look so young and amazing, and I think you are torn on the inside. Part of you feels young and free, and part of you doesn't. Try to let the former win most of the time. :)

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  6. I think most of us ask ourselves the very same questions :)

    I agree, you're only as old as you feel.

    I'm visiting via Follow Friday 40 and Over and am your newest Follower :)

    Have a Great Weekend!


    ~ Jill
    http://frugalplus.com/

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  7. Welcome Jill! I'll hop on over and visit your place!

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  8. I realized this year I wanted to go sleeveless forever. So, I stepped up the arm exercises! Now, I'm sleeveless and happy:)

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  9. A while back (before I was 40ish) I started a Red Hat group for my Grandma. It was enjoyable and one thing I found out for sure...you are NEVER too old to do anything! ;-)

    Come on over if you wish.
    peace...~NM

    http://yaknowstuff.blogspot.com/

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  10. Too old? Not ever! Definitely freedom and the start (if you're there yet) of some senior discounts. I love going to the movies with the husband and saying "2 senior discounts"....Looking forward to reading more of your blog. Came over from Follow Friday 40+. :-)
    Su-sieee! Mac
    This and That. Here and There. Now, Sometimes Then.

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  11. Love this post and ask myself most of these ?'s daily. sad.

    Following you from FF40 and Over.

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  12. Hi Brenda I am a new visitor and follower from over 40. What a list of questions..I think I do all of them except the tattoo..I may have to just do it! I always tell my 11 grandchildren when I grow up I want to be a writer and they say Mom-Mom you are a writer, so I tell them I just want to keep practicing until I'm really grown up. The crazy thing is they believe I'm not grown up yet!
    I hope when you have a chance you will stop by and say hello!

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