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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Feeling O-L-D





Okay, so last week I went to two different doctors for different reasons. But BOTH doctors made a comment to me that irked the shit out of me. They said, “Well you know once you hit 40 it all starts to go downhill.”
Yes, I’m 40, but I don’t feel like I’m falling apart. At least I didn’t until I got to the eye doctor. I wear glasses mainly for driving. Anyway, lately my husband has been squinting a lot when we watch television. I kept insisting he see an eye doctor and he kept insisting he didn’t need one. Well, guess what? We went together and sure enough he doesn’t need glasses. Maybe a low prescription for distance, but if he chose to do nothing it wouldn’t hurt him.
ME, on the other hand…I now need bifocals. You’ve got to be F#$%^&*&^^%%$%$ kidding me, right?

My husband just smiled sweetly and said, “I still love you, honey. Oh and I told you I didn’t need glasses.”
He might not need glasses, but he does need knee caps!

4 comments:

  1. Ohhhhh honey. Last time I went to the doctor things he talked to me about lifting light weights and taking walks and doing calcium pills because "as we age, we need that". BAH HUMBUG.

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  2. Honey - you are a baby. A little baby! Don't worry. I skipped 40 altogether. Didn't even notice. I nearly committed suicide when I turned 30. Sex gets better in your forties anyway.

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  3. Turning 25 was the worst for me, Julia. I kept thinking, damn, I'm a quarter of a century old! LOL Boy if only I was 25 again!

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  4. 40 isn't bothering me as much as those darn doctors rubbing it in!

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