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Is it just me or is turning 50 just another number

(12 Posts)
CHEELU Thu 06-Dec-12 19:13:35

I'm glad everyone agrees----we are in the book part because I am new to this site and have not got a clue what I am doing--I'm sure I will learn as I go along

Its sooooooo nice speaking to people of my own age!!!!

jeni Thu 06-Dec-12 19:02:19

It feels like 90 the way my arthritis is playing up! [grumpy] emoticon

jeni Thu 06-Dec-12 19:01:09


JessM Thu 06-Dec-12 18:41:58

Do the maths jeni, do the maths grin

jeni Thu 06-Dec-12 18:22:24

So what is 68?

JessM Thu 06-Dec-12 18:05:08

50 is the new 35 I think.

gracesmum Thu 06-Dec-12 17:34:57

No CHEELU - it's a distant memory smile

Smoluski Thu 06-Dec-12 14:11:06

Have a naughty birthday on the horizon this one is the one I have had most problem dealing with,but I guess it is better to be a young 60 than an old 59xx

absentgrana Thu 06-Dec-12 13:56:49

CHEELU Why are we in the book club forum?

Greatnan Thu 06-Dec-12 13:56:19

Yes, it is just another number. I have to remind myself how old I am (72) as it does not seem possible that I am so old. It doesn't stop me doing all the things I enjoy, though. My daughter is 50 next year, and she is not looking forward to it - mainly because her husband is eight years younger!

absentgrana Thu 06-Dec-12 13:56:02

I never had a problem with big Os until 60 loomed into view. Somehow that seemed more of a watershed figure and I felt a degree of trepidation. Now it's behind me it just seems, as you say about 50 CHEELU, a number. smile

CHEELU Thu 06-Dec-12 13:52:47

I was dreading turning 50 I really was Its such a scary number. But now seeings as I don't feel any different what so ever and seeings how I don't look any different than I did when I was 49 it has just become a number and I am fine with it. I quite like getting older I am behaving more grown up I guess and I like it. Plus Nigella Lawson the TV Chef is 52 and she looks ok and she will always be older than me ha ha!!