Re: So, old people on this board, how do you deal knowing you will die soon?
Originally Posted by marcshoe
I'm in lousy shape and people still think I'm fifteen years younger than I am. It's genetics. My mother is just now getting a little gray, and she'll be 71 in a few weeks. I actually grew a beard so I would look older, but it only works when it gets long enough for a few gray hairs to show up.
So I'm 50, look 35, and feel 80, mostly because of kidney stones and neck spurs.
I suspect folks are just trying to be nice. I've done so plenty of times.