Humans have the ability of perspective, which brings about opportunities for inadvertent irony. Take this note from a senior citizen who, despite the ravages of old age, found something to be thankful.
It’s no fun being old. I’ve had two bypass surgeries and a hip replacement. I have two new knees, fought prostate cancer and diabetes, and I’m half blind. I can’t hear anything quieter than a jet engine.
I take 40 different medications that make me dizzy, winded, and subject to blackouts. I have bouts with dementia, and poor circulation. I can hardly feel my hands and feet anymore. Worse, I can’t remember if I’m 89 or 98. I’ve lost all my friends.
But, thank God, I still have my driver’s license.
See? Thankfulness and hope reigns supreme to the end.
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