Tuesday, Oct 25 2005
View RENIGEID's food & exercise for this day
Weight=155# At 7:00 AM, BP=134/72 & P=57 BPM.
30 mins working upper body/Bow Flex. Power work out.
30 mins walking with Ebby & Ren on morning walk. Tot walk steps-2,538.
60 mins walking, driving steel fence posts, etc.
120 tot mins
Driving steel fence posts again today!!
Old age, I decided, is a gift.
I am now, probably for the first time in my life, the person I have always wanted to be. Oh, not my body! I sometime despair over my body ... the wrinkles, the baggy eyes, and the sagging butt.
And often I am taken aback by that old person that lives in my
mirror, but I don't agonize over those things for long.
I am so blessed to have lived long enough to have my hair turn gray, and to have my youthful laughs be forever etched into deep grooves on my face. So many have never laughed, and so many have died before their hair could turn silver. I can say "no", and mean it. I can say "yes", and mean it.
As you get older, it is easier to be positive.
You care less about what other people think.
I don't question myself anymore.
I've even earned the right to be wrong.
So, to answer folks question, I like being old.
It has set me free.
I like the person I have become.
I am not going to live forever, but while I am still here,
I will not waste time lamenting what could have been, or worrying about what will be. And I shall eat dessert every single day.