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Super Social Butterfly
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Registered: ‎12-31-2016

Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 61 of 134 (1,955 Views)

80 for me, but I'm 50 now.  Ask again whem I'm 75.   Smiley Very Happy

 

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Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 62 of 134 (1,889 Views)

I love life now at 63 and if I could stay as healthy and active as I am now I would want to live forever.  However, if I can't enjoy life  and be daily grateful for all that I have then it will be time to leave.

 

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Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 63 of 134 (2,453 Views)

90 would be good.

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Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 64 of 134 (2,916 Views)

I met my current Significant Other when I was 75, a year and a half after my husband of 26 years had passed away.  I'm 77 now and S O and I are still going strong!  There is life even when you are three quarters of a century old!  One of the secrets is to keep your body moving.  I am still Rock n Roll dancing at S O's band gigs.

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Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 65 of 134 (3,504 Views)

I am not wedded to a number. If I begin to fail physically or mentally, I hope I drop off my perch.

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Registered: ‎06-11-2017

Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 66 of 134 (3,505 Views)

No longer than I'm supposed to. I've had a good life, so let'er rip.

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Registered: ‎05-25-2016

Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 67 of 134 (3,515 Views)

It's not about a particular number, much more about where I'm at health-wise as I get older. If you've got nothing going on from the neck up, what's the point?

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Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 68 of 134 (3,752 Views)
Your attitude and your mother's is like mine. I adore my family, and have such a desire for living. I am never bored and find something I love doing. My husband has been gone for 13 years but, where I miss him, I am able to enjoy time with family and good friends.
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Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 69 of 134 (3,613 Views)
I'm 82 and want at least 10 more years, possibly 20 if I'm not senile or disabled.
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Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 70 of 134 (3,483 Views)

I'm 66.  When I was a young child, it somehow came to me that I was going to live to be 93.  I didn't question how I got the info - I was young (maybe 8), & with the simple faith of a child, believed it came from God.  Although somewhat overweight, & dealing for 20 years with fibromyalgia, I'm otherwise healthy & continue to work.  Genetics are on my side.  So I still believe 93 is my number. I would be even more pleased about that if I had not been widowed at 64.  I hope to find my last love to share these last decades on earth with me.  More fun that way!

Always remember, others may hate you, but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself.” - Richard Nixon