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Old 10-28-2008, 08:02 AM   #1
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4 signs you will live a long time......

4 Surprising signs you'll live a long time - Healthy Living on Shine

Funny, I'm always having to go buy cokes for my 96 year old Aunt. She drinks a glass with almost every meal. She also snacks on milky way bars every day. But she's never been over weight so I guess that is the key, along with good genes.
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Old 10-28-2008, 10:30 AM   #2
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3 outa 4 ain't bad
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Ditto on 3 out of 4. Who would have thunk int? Assuming it is true, for longevity, in the end hope to keel over and not be examining the ceiling in all its exquisite detail, from a hospital bed.
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Hmmm - looks like I am gonna croak early but this can of Coke Classic sure tastes good.

In the past like Scotch - green tea was an aquired taste.

heh heh heh - 0 out of 4. Better party now!
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Three out of four apply. I don't have diet coke every day but I do like it. I'm hoping that red wine will neutralize any bad habits I have.
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4 out of 4.....hmmmm

But let's see.....if I compare that to what I learned about my finances while I was growing up....you remember....#1 - always take advantage of any retirement plan (401K;IRA)....#2 - buy stocks and hold them;.....#3 - buy real estate - you CAN'T go wrong....$4 - trust your leaders, they're there to help you...

Hmmmm....

So I was 4 out of 4 on those....and have lost half of my net worth

....and now I'm 4 out of 4 on this long living stuff.....

Pretty sure I need to spend the next few minutes getting my obit ready.....before it's too late
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Old 10-28-2008, 04:33 PM   #7
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1 out of 4. My mom was only 24 when she had me. I drink more soda than any other beverage. Well maybe equal with water. I have the weakest legs of anyone i've ever known. At 6'6" and 155lbs I have no muscle on my legs. I can't think of even 1 time that I ever ate something that was purple. The above combined with the fact that more male members of my family died before 55 than lived past 70, i'm even more confident that I have a rather short life expectancy.
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3.5 out of 4 (I'm working on the legs).

But do I want to live longer?
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But do I want to live longer?
If you are happy (you are still, right?), why not?

4 out of 4 for me. Surprisingly, I would have thought a sunny disposition like my own would help. OK, make that 5 out of 4.

My father was the next-to-youngest among his siblings. My eldest uncle was 20 yr older than my father. All my uncles and aunts lived to their late 80s and 90s. My father died at 75, but after several years of illness.
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If you are happy (you are still, right?), why not?

4 out of 4 for me. Surprisingly, I would have thought a sunny disposition like my own would help. OK, make that 5 out of 4.

My father was the next-to-youngest among his siblings. My eldest uncle was 20 yr older than my father. All my uncles and aunts lived to their late 80s and 90s. My father died at 75, but after several years of illness.
I have inherited my family's arthritis.
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3 out of 4

mom was 31 when i was hatched.

soda? i only indulge once or twice a week. i prefer iced green tea flavored with celestial seasonings fruit herbal tea bags. i use 1/3 cup sugar per 64 ounces.

legs? i've been told they are very nice.

what was the 4th one? having a good memory? LOL
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Based on those items, I'm lucky to be alive! Mom was 30 when I was born, I drink 3 Diet Pepsi every day, never eat/drink anything purple and my legs are just average. I'm thinking of making sure my will is up-to-date.
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I had 3 out of 4 also. My mom was 25 years, 5 mos and 7 days when she had me. My normal breakfast is blueberries and bran flakes and coffee. I can not do the tea route, no matter how good it is for you.
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I can just see those young healthy eggs fighting over who gets to be fertilized first.... that doesn't even make sense when you think about how ovulation works, does it?

I got 1 out of 4 and I'm not too sure about that 1!
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Woo hoo! 4 out of 4. My mom and dad were 19 when I was born, I drink wine frequently and have blueberries almost every day, and I like hiking, biking and running. Oh yeah, and I only drink soda about once a month.

Now I just hope that I can afford to live long.
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0 out of 4. Looks like another reason for me to start SS at 62.
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I have inherited my family's arthritis.
I am sorry to hear that. It must be bad and painful. None of my family members have that problem, so I do not know much about it. Oh well, we will all have one thing or another.

Recently I had a recurrence of kidney stones and passed quite a bit of blood. It was right after I posted something on Uncle Honey's thread on his stones. Just toughed it out this time, until it was gone. For a few days prior to that, I forgot to drink lots of H2O, hence the recurrence. My father got kidney stones, as did my uncles. It's in my gene too. And by the way, my father died of kidney failure.
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3 out of 4. Mom should have had me at an earlier age. She was 36 when I was born. No soda for me. Legs are strong. Red wine, oh yes....I also love blueberries, blackberries, and grapes. Gosh, I sure hope the stock market recovers. I may live longer than I thought possible.
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3 out of 4 for me, although Mom had me at age 28. That's not so old!
I have really strong legs from weight training and mountain hiking. Also no signs of osteoporosis.
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3 out of 4 here also. Mom was 36 when I was born. Dang! I'm the product of an old, second class egg Hopefully the sperm cell that caught her was young and virile
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