Saturday, December 12, 2009

BEFORE I GROW OLD

First, I was dying to finish my high school and start college.

Then I was dying to marry and have children.

And then I was dying for my children to grow old enough,

so I could go back to work.

But then I was dying to retire

And now I was dying . . .

And suddenlyI realized

I forget to live

Pls. don't let it happen to you
Appreciate your current situation
and enjoy each day
. . . old friend.


HOW TO STAY YOUNG

1.. Throw out nonessential numbers. This includes age, weight and height. Let the doctors worry about them. That is why you pay 'them'

2. Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down.

3. Keep learning. Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever. Never let the brain idle. 'An idle mind is the devil's workshop.' And the devil's name is Alzheimer's.

4. Enjoy the simple things.

5. Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath.

6. The tears happen. Endure, grieve, and move on. The only person, who is with us our entire life, is ourselves. Be ALIVE while you are alive.

7. Surround yourself with what you love , whether it's family, pets, keepsakes, music, plants, hobbies, whatever. Your home is your refuge.

8. Cherish your health: If it is good, preserve it. If it is unstable, improve it. If it is beyond what you can improve, get help.

9. Don't take guilt trips. Take a trip to the mall, even to the next county; to a foreign country but NOT to where the guilt is.

10. Tell the people you love that you love them, at every opportunity.

AND ALWAYS REMEMBER :
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

4 comments:

tin-tin said...

and now i'm dead. joke :)

Panaderos said...

Merry Christmas to you and your family, Pards! Ingat kayo lagi. May the new year bring you and your loved ones peace, good health, joy and more blessings.

Pedro Garcia Millan said...

because~

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