[MOL] Re: The realities of mid-life [00392] Medicine On Line


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[MOL] Re: The realities of mid-life



Did I get a laugh out of this one!


> Mid-life is when you go to the doctor and you realize you are now so old,
you
> have to pay someone to look at you naked.
>
> The good news about mid-life is that the glass is still half-full...of
course,
> the bad news is that it won't be long before your teeth are floating in
it.
>
> Mid-life has hit you when you stand naked in front of a mirror and can see
your
> rear end without turning around.
>
> You know you are getting old when you go for a mammogram,
> and realize it's the only time someone will ask you to appear topless in
film.
>
> You know you've crossed the mid-life threshold when you're in the grocery
store,
> and you hear the Muzak version of "Stairway to Heaven" in the produce
> department.
>
> Mid-life is when you bounce (a lot), but you don't bounce back.  (It's
more like
> Splat!)
>
> Mid-life brings the wisdom that life throws you curves......and that
you're now
> sitting on your biggest ones.
>
> It's very hard to "get jiggy with it" in mid-life.....jiggly, yes; jiggy,
no.
>
> Mid-life is when your 1970s Body-by-Jake now includes Legs-by-Rand
McNally.
> (more red and blue lines than an accurately scaled map of the state of
> Wisconsin).
>
> Mid-life is when you want to grab every firm young lovely in a tube top
and
> scream, "Listen, honey, even the Roman Empire fell, and those things will
too!
>
> Mid-life can bring out your angry, bitter side. You look at your
latte-swilling,
> beeper-wearing, know-it-all teenager and think, "For this I have stretch
marks?
>
> Mid-life is when you start to repeat yourself.....and your chins follow
suit.
>
> Mid-life is when your memory really starts to go.  The only thing you
still
> retain is water. .............
>
> You become more reflective in mid-life. You start pondering the "big"
questions
> -- what is life, why am I here... how much Healthy Choice ice cream can I
eat,
> before it's no longer a healthy choice?
>
>
>
>
>

------------------------------------------------------------------------
This is an automatically-generated notice.  If you'd like to be removed
from the mailing list, please visit the Medicine-On-Line Discussion Forum
at <http://www.meds.com/con_faq.html>, or send an email message to:
majordomo@lists.meds.com
with the subject line blank and the body of the message containing the line:
unsubscribe mol-cancer your-email-address
where the phrase your-email-address is replaced with your actual email
address.
------------------------------------------------------------------------