Over 50 Revelation
What’s going people? O happy day!
I was talking to a retired woman a few weeks ago at the local park. She noticed I was reading a book on Buddhism and she took an interest. That conversation led to some interesting thoughts that are still with me today.
A few decades ago, in this country, it was NOT common to run into people over 50 years of age. You assume the role of grand-parents, retired, in a weakened state, not sexually active, or some old spinster who happens to hate kids, and not socially active.
Thanks to technology, medicine, science, engineering in general and advancement in these fields and a few others. Now you have a whole population of people over 50 years of age. And this is rather new.
How long or well you live is based on how well you took care of yourself the first 50 years of your life. If you smoke two or three packs of cigarettes a day in your twenties you’ll have breathing problems in your 50′s, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), or worst lung cancer.
IF YOU’RE LUCKY enough to hit 50 some things, like certain habits MUST CHANGE to insure a certain quality of life. And that’s the key my friends; Quality of life NOT quantity. You’ll have to adapt or change certain habits! Exercise is a must. Be it stretching, swimming, weight lifting, speed walking, bicycling, etc. You don’t have to be an Olympic athlete. Just exercise 30 minutes a day will do it.
Diet wise, personally speaking, I pretty much gave up on a few items (McDonald’s Hamburgers for one). The Helpings on my plate is less, for example: instead of 3 or 4 pieces of fried chicken, I’ll eat two and it’s usually baked or roasted (preferably roasted), instead of 3 scoops of mashed potatoes, I’ll eat one scoop. Now I’ve increased the amount of vegetables on that same plate.
Get what I’m saying here? Some small changes lead to big benefits…
Still need to have sex 3 or 4 times a week though….
I bet you’re all happy with this last one. My time is up people. Have a great day!