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Your "I'm Old" Moment

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by SoSueMe, May 28, 2007.

  1. SoSueMe

    SoSueMe Active Member

    Okay, here's mine:

    Me and 14 friends go to an MLB game for part of my bachelor party, and while we're there, drunk and full of machismo, we decide to pay the $3 for four throws in the "pitching cage," where the radar gun shows how fast you throw. We all go two or three times. And, at the end of the game, for laughs, we all decide to go a couple more times, but throw opposite hand (funny shit, by the way).

    That was Saturday. It's Monday. And both my arms are killing me.

    I mean, played three years college basketball, and I'm only 31, but sweet Jesus, I'm sore. I'm old.

    I'm not the only one. I've fielded calls and e-mails from some of the others and they are all sore, too.

    Any moments like this stand out to anyone else? Where you just say, "Man, what happened to me?"
     
  2. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    People thinking Napoleon Dynamite was funny.
     
  3. FileNotFound

    FileNotFound Well-Known Member

    I was having an IM exchange with one of my best friends from high school. She was telling me about a celebration she's putting together for her "big birthday" coming up in October -- big family gathering in Hawaii, cruise, etc. I was thinking, "what big birthday?"

    Did some quick math ... 2007-1967 = ... holy shit.
     
  4. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Active Member

    Had a college golfers yesterday refer to me as "Mr. TwoGloves" about four times. Finally had to tell him to use my first name.
     
  5. Frank_Ridgeway

    Frank_Ridgeway Well-Known Member

    You mean aside from my 30th high school reunion being next month? (Yes, I'm going.)

    Injured myself a bit recently. Went to walk-in clinic. Nurse says blood pressure is slightly elevated, nothing major, asks when last physical was (2003), says, "You really should have one every year, you are getting up there in age."

    "Are you saying I'm old?" I ask.

    "I'm the same age as you," she said.

    I felt like saying maybe you are, but I look younger than you, bitch.
     
  6. Jones

    Jones Active Member

    I played soccer Saturday -- a friendly, just to warm up for the season -- and I hurt in my right elbow, my right ankle, my left knee, and both quads. Plus I think I pulled an ab.

    I have a real game tonight, too. Not thinking I'll feel too hot tomorrow.
     
  7. dawgpounddiehard

    dawgpounddiehard Active Member

    I was painting my new condo all weekend and my lower back is killing me. I'm not going to see the first tee for a few days.
     
  8. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    My back seized up while I was moving.

    That's a helpless freaking feeling.
     
  9. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    I'm not old, dammit!
     
  10. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    When she said "You know, you're the same age as my dad."

    (Relax, she was 23. Apparently, that kinda worked for her.)
     
  11. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    That's great.
     
  12. leo1

    leo1 Active Member

    i'm 34. for me it started about three years ago when i realized that instead of feeling all nice and happy after three beers, i ended up having trouble sleeping and with a hangover the next day.

    not that this is a bad problem to have but i used to be able to drink a lot more.
     
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