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OM gosh! I've found a part time nursing opportunity in a nearby town. It is for a clinical research nurse in a family practice setting. The advertisement is for LVN, to train, so I hope that they won't mind if they don't have to train me. :lol2: Since leaving home health, I haven't seen any jobs like this.

I have sent my letter of interest, resume via craigslist, where the job was posted. While I am enjoying my leisure days, I am too young to retire, according to today's standards.

I thought that when I reached 56, I would get all the old people discounts. But they raised the age for senior citizens, just when I get there. Of course, AARP is still there. (Wow, I feel better already)

I hate that 50 is the new 30 stuff. I already did that! To think that I would have to experience those years again is more than I can take. Who has the energy to do all that stuff again?

Well, I need to take a dose of Geritol. Thanks for listening.

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Good luck to you!!

I still have the energy I had as a 30 year old, but I am barely 50. LOL But yeah the "50 is the new 30" line is just us not accepting the aging process.

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Good luck to you!!

I still have the energy I had as a 30 year old, but I am barely 50. LOL But yeah the "50 is the new 30" line is just us not accepting the aging process.

I just wish I had the "hair" I had as a 30 year old. :D

Good luck on getting that job. I hope it's not too long of a commute. (I realize that for you Texans "nearby" is a relative term. :lol2: )

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The commute is about 24 miles on country roads. Very little highway driving, which is lethal around here.

Thank you gentlemen for the kind words of support! They are much appreciated.

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I just wish I had the "hair" I had as a 30 year old. :D

For sure. I definitely have aged...grey hair...big bald spot....a little in the middle.....I feel fantastic, but Father Time is still working on me. :lol2:

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Good luck to you and best wishes on obtaining the job.

This NONSENCE about 50 being the new 30 ... is totally the invention of someone who hasn't been either 30 or 50!!!!! :mad:

I've been both and I'm here to tell you ... those 20 years between the two, ages you!! Anyone who tries to tell you different is delusional! :bugeyes:

It's utter nonsence is what it is! Gives me the heeby geebies hearing that rubbish! :barf02:

I didn't get to look like I do now by magic. It's because many many many years have passed and my body has aged!! My hair's turning grey, my face has wrinkles on it, my skin is that of an older woman now! And furthermore as evidence of getting older .... I sometimes get crabby! Reeeaaalllyyy crabby! lol

The fact "they" who must be obeyed, keep changing the rules as to what exactly constitutes being a senior, makes me reeeeeaaaaalllyyyy crabby!

If it's good enough for the shop assistants to call me "dear" :eek::mad::down::nono:and young people to ask me what it was like in "my day" :rolleyes:... it's good enough by me to be considered "senior!"

It even sez so on my profile here! :) ....... "Grace Oz - Senior Member" :lol2:

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i hope you get the job, denise.

again, tweety is right...

that 50 being the new 30, is reserved for those who refuse to age gracefully.

i would never want to be 30 again, and prefer to traipse along the age spectrum as intended.

gracie, i hear you!!:lol2:

i have earned my gray hairs, laugh lines and softening paunch...darn it!

leslie:balloons:

add: i've heard geritol is better than those energy drinks out there...

that it's quite the pick-me-up.

hmmm....

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gracie, i hear you!!:lol2:

i have earned my gray hairs, laugh lines and softening paunch...darn it!

leslie:balloons:....

I remember back in a day a reporter asking Lauren Bacall if she ever had plastic surgery (it was obvious she didn't) and when she said no, he asked "why"...her response was "I'm keeping every wrinkle.....I've earned them!"....:lol2:

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i've heard geritol is better than those energy drinks out there...

that it's quite the pick-me-up.

hmmm....

 

It doesn't have the kick that it used to, Leslie.

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again, tweety is right...

that 50 being the new 30, is reserved for those who refuse to age gracefully.

i would never want to be 30 again, and prefer to traipse along the age spectrum as intended.

gracie, i hear you!!:lol2:

i have earned my gray hairs, laugh lines and softening paunch...darn it!.

Today I feel that 50 is the new 80. The weather, my husband's car needing a new transmission, health concerns about the new kitten and the first week of graduate school, particularly issues related to software incompatibility for my online classes, have combined in a perfect storm to give me one heckuva fibromyalgia flare.

Instead of doing research on gerontology, I feel like I could be the subject of gero research right about now.

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Today I feel that 50 is the new 80. The weather, my husband's car needing a new transmission, health concerns about the new kitten and the first week of graduate school, particularly issues related to software incompatibility for my online classes, have combined in a perfect storm to give me one heckuva fibromyalgia flare.

Instead of doing research on gerontology, I feel like I could be the subject of gero research right about now.

Well...... Maybe if.... What about..... ((((hugs)))) (I guess the cat's got my tongue :confused: )

I had a sense of Déjà vu when I read your post; it was a year ago the DW was taking a Windows Office 2007 class at college and she needed to log into a virtual machine from home with her Mac. The professor had told the class that if they were using a Mac they were on their own because he didn't "deal with that sh!t". It was nearly a meltdown moment.....averted only by a hug. (Well, that and I told her that the oldest son who is a computer whiz and has a Mac would come down and make sure that she could log into the virtual machine. :D )

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Today I feel that 50 is the new 80. The weather, my husband's car needing a new transmission, health concerns about the new kitten and the first week of graduate school, particularly issues related to software incompatibility for my online classes, have combined in a perfect storm to give me one heckuva fibromyalgia flare.

Instead of doing research on gerontology, I feel like I could be the subject of gero research right about now.

the weather will pass.

the car will get fixed.

the vet will help your kitty (and give it to God, He LOVES to help)

rejoice in this opportunity of returning to grad school.

and as for your last statement, isn't it amazing how God put you in compatible mode w/the geri research???:clown:

love you, sweet friend.

one crisis at a time.

leslie:redbeathe

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