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Looking my age!

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Earl Davids wife, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. Earl Davids wife

    Earl Davids wife New commenter

    I was shocked (very shocked) to realise that I no longer have eyelids. My lashes prop up the rest. Probably due to wearing glasses and constantly squinting in the sun. Or just old age but a real shock [​IMG]
  2. The really scary moment is when I catch a look at myself in one of those magnified mirrors. Sharp intake of breath.
  3. rosievoice

    rosievoice Star commenter

    Preserve the illusion of a decent facial strusture: DON'T EVER DO THIS! Place a mirror on, say a bed or low table, and then bend over and look down at your reflection. Gravity is evil.
  4. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    I hate to say it here, but one of the few physical attributes I'm pleased about is that I'm frequently mistaken for someone at least a decade younger than my age, by both children and adults. My sister's the same so I think we've inherited the youth gene from our mother.

    Mind you, the portrait up in my attic's beginning to look pretty grim ;-)
  5. kibosh

    kibosh Star commenter

    I am consoled by the fact that I still have all my limbs and extremities intact and am in good health.
  6. I stopped going on top ten years ago.
  7. This made me chuckle.

    ROSIEGIRL Senior commenter

    I also think a lot of it is pure luck - down to genes.
    A friend is a few years younger than me and very wrinkly. One of the few nice things I can say about myself is that I have few wrinkles. Yay!
    Mind you, I might wake up tomorrow looking like a prune.
  9. Seadream

    Seadream New commenter

    Tee hee- me too. I need to lose a couple of stone before that view will be returned to Mr S!
  10. Smile always, have a happy outlook, surely you will forget about the lines

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