View Poll Results: How long do you want to live?
Die young and leave a good-looking corpse 0 0%
Everything falls apart when you're middle aged anyway 0 0%
I want to grow old, but not TOO old 11 44.00%
100 looks good to me! 8 32.00%
If I could find a way to live forever, I'd do it 6 24.00%
Voters: 25. You may not vote on this poll

How long do you want to live?

I'm not sure I want to get any older than, say, 85. Is there anyone out there searching for the "fountain of youth?"
It does not really matter to me.

That sort of thing is out of my control regardless of what I want. And what I want may not be the best thing for me so I did not vote in the poll. I do not want to bring around any bad energy.
We're all born mad. Some remain so.

last rosh hashanah i made a "new years" resolution to live until 100

in truth though, i want to live as long as i can as long as i am healthy and active. i want people to be amazed at what i can accomplish at 80 or 90 or 100
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If things keep up the way they are right now, until tomorrow sounds alright.
MzShvy

"If we get a little crazy, blame it on the alcohol." Pat Green
I want to be old, sitting on my front porch with millions of great-grandkids running around! The women in our family have all had very long and prosperous lives and it's given me alot to look up to as well as looking forward to. Definatly not forever, but for a really, really long time
I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.
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As long as possible.
If things keep up the way they are right now, tomorrow sounds alright.
Originally Posted by MzShvy
Oh, I hope you feel better and more optimistic soon. Sending good vibes your way.
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Last edited by goldencurly; 08-30-2011 at 08:34 AM.
As long as possible.
Originally Posted by bounce

as long as its on my own power
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I want to be healthy long enough to accomplish my dreams and when I am not healthy anymore, I just want enough time to say goodbye. I can't put a number on that, but I know I'll need a few decades.....
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As long as I'm healthy and able to get around under my own steam and am not a burden to those I love. If that's when I'm 60, then so be it. If it's when I'm 90, that's even better!

I think age is relative. My 75 year old Mom is in better health than a couple of 50 year olds I know...
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I would like to outlive my parents. Dying before them would be way too hard on them.

But yea, if i go tomorrow or today I have all my business in order for a clean getaway and to properly provide for my survivors.
I want to live to 120, and I want to spoil my great-grandkids and tick their parents off. It's a pattern I hope to establish over multiple generations.


I want to be the crotchety yet hilarious old grandma who no one will let drive herself around, and everyone watches out for afraid she'll break or something, but who cracks up everyone around her.
The pews never miss a sermon but that doesn't get them one step closer to Heaven.
-Speckla

But at least the pews never attend yoga!
Forever! It's been put into our hearts.
Whoa. The board just did soemthing really weird, I posted a new topic and it showed up here.
MzShvy

"If we get a little crazy, blame it on the alcohol." Pat Green
I've done a few internet tests where you answer questions based on your lifestyle to determine how long you will live. I swear everyone of them says I will live to 83. That actually seems right based on my genetics. Mom is almost 79 and doing really really well, but I've noticed her friends and our relatives seem to decline rapidly after 80.
I've done a few internet tests where you answer questions based on your lifestyle to determine how long you will live. I swear everyone of them says I will live to 83. That actually seems right based on my genetics. Mom is almost 79 and doing really really well, but I've noticed her friends and our relatives seem to decline rapidly after 80.
Originally Posted by sdcurly
I take these tests all of the time too and get in the 80 range and sometimes the 90s. I really want to maintain my health for as long as possible and work on it, so we'll see how I am feeling, acting and looking as I "get up there" in age

Anyway, I did not vote in the poll.
"Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people."

"I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision."
- Eleanor Roosevelt (both quotes)

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Death sucks
The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics - Thomas Sowell
I always get late 90's, probably because all the women on both sides of my family have lived till their 90's or 100, I don't eat meat, don't smoke, don't tan, work out daily and drink moderately. But of course they aren't taking into account that you could get cancer or some other illness... or get hit by a car... or shot. You can go any time, so I am ready - I try to be at peace with the people I love and to make something of every day and not wait around for things I want but make them happen.
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I don't want to outlive my daughter... no matter what age.


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I wouldn't mind living to a very old age if I were relatively healthy. But most are not so luck. My DH great uncle just turned 100. Only uses a cane and still drives. That would be okay.
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