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

Message 61 of 135 (1,973 Views)

Good idea!

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

Message 62 of 135 (2,083 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 63 of 135 (2,017 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 64 of 135 (2,581 Views)

90 would be good.

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

Message 65 of 135 (3,044 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 66 of 135 (3,632 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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Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 67 of 135 (3,633 Views)

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

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

Message 68 of 135 (3,643 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?

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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?

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I'm 82 and want at least 10 more years, possibly 20 if I'm not senile or disabled.