the big 40

By rellypoo Latest Reply 2011-10-07 16:17:04 -0500
Started 2011-10-02 16:13:02 -0500

hip hip hooray I am 40 today. They say life begins at forty so I am hoping for better health from now on, I already have a good life so I am not asking for much.

Tags: diabetes

39 replies

Dr Gary
Dr GaryCA 2011-10-06 21:18:51 -0500 Report

Happy birthday! 40 seems pretty young to me at this point in my life. I remember not exactly loving the idea of being 40, but I have to say it wasn't bad at all. Now turning 50... actually that wasn't so bad either.

Dixiemom 2011-10-05 18:30:01 -0500 Report

Here's to a Happy Belated Birthday. As for life beginning at 40 , welll, maybe. I had good luck ubtil I hit 50 and then it seemed to go downhill. Everything went slowly to pieces. My back gave problems, I had an accident, hit 60 and started walking weird and couldn't do normal things like climb on a chair, go up steps,etc. This was the beginning of my neuropathy. Then it was breast cancer and melanoma and now almost to 75 it's diabetis. Am I depressed? Nah, have to take everything in stride and do the best I can. It is frustrating when it takes me 20 minutes to do a simple 5 minute job. Other then that I enjoy life. I feel like a Timex, I take a lickin and keep on tickin.

dietcherry 2011-10-03 23:05:51 -0500 Report


Although belated, the sentiment and wishes are right on time!!!

Jim Edwards
Jim Edwards 2011-10-03 12:22:36 -0500 Report

Are you still at Mum's? I bet she can bake a mean birthday cake! Hope you are recovering and enjoy your day! Jim

Richknowbody 2011-10-03 08:10:11 -0500 Report

Happy Birthday Rellypoo. What is the customary thing to do on your birthday in Tasmania?
Have a great birthday.

rellypoo 2011-10-03 15:47:04 -0500 Report

Thankyou, we usually have a family party and bbq with 1 or 2 beers, I didn't have any beer this year as I am on too much medication at the moment.

squog master
squog master 2011-10-02 20:18:22 -0500 Report

Happy Birthday! Today is a great day for a birthday! No, it's not mine also. But it was my Mom's birthday today. She passed 17 years ago. But I celebrate her life by either making something she liked for dinner or going to one of her favorite resturants. But 8 years ago today God gave my family a grand present. For me & 2 bros, a grand niece. For my 3rd bro, a Granddaughter. :D

And the best part is, that unlike her brother & sister, she looks like our side of the family.;}

granniesophie 2011-10-02 18:29:11 -0500 Report

Happy Birthday :) I wish for you good health! And yes, life begins at 40, its so much fun. I wouldn't go back again-moving forward is so much better!

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