Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Clues that you're old

1. You sleep on a different mattress and wake up aching the next day... and you complain about it over breakfast.

2. You're awake for breakfast--early.

3. You can't remember your age. You have to do the math.

4. You can have intelligent conversations about things that end with -opy/-omy (think colonoscopy, episiotomy...)

5. Sleeping till 8am *is* sleeping late.

6. You watch the news.

7. Benefits are more important than the salary when looking for a job.

8. The fact that dontcha comes up as an option when texting makes you worry about the education of our youth today.

9. You actually text with complete words/punctuation/grammar. That is, assuming you've figured out the text function on your phone. :)

10. You can actually worry about the youth of today with a straight face.


Cheri (aka "The Mom Lady" said...

Further clues you are getting old - you blog the incorrect age for your youngest son - who is 25 and NOT 26!

You compare lab test results with your friends when you meet for dinner and the lowest cholesterol number WINS!

You wonder if you should figure out this Part D of Medicare because you don't have a clue what it is, wonder if Medicare will even still be "in business" an about 10 years when you are eligible...

You start buying pots of "magic potions" to UNDO rather than PREVENT.

Your daughter turns 30...