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    My grandma is tougher than your grandma

    My grandmother recently moved into a nursing home.

    She had been living alone (but with support services coming in) but realised that it was just becoming too hard to do. After all, she is over 100 years old and is almost completely blind.

    I've been trying to phone her at the nursing home to have a chat. With the time zones and so on I made a guess at the best times, but can never seem to catch her in her room.

    My sister called me on Friday and I asked her when the best time to call might be. She suggested to try quite late in the evening (which I hadn't thought a good time).

    Why?

    The crazy old woman is in the gym half the day and has just asked my sister to go buy her some more gym clothes. She just loves the physical therapy stuff and can out perform folks 20 years her junior.

    She's a couple of months shy of her 101st birthday and she's become a gym bunny!

    GO NANNA!

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    Awesome!!!

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    Fantastic! I find that most inspiring! Way to go grandma!
    "This is a world you will never understand...and you always fear what you don't understand."- Carmine Falcone

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    You come from some powerful genes.

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    Congrats! I bet she is tougher than most Grandmothers.

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    Both of my grandmas are tougher than beef jerky, literally.

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    this thread made me very happy! You go granny!
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    My wife is a pretty tough grandma herself, ya know.
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    This thread just made me even happier! Hola, Jarhead!
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    Hola, okiecan!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Way to go Granny,

    I can't take your challenge though. Both of my grandmothers work out daily pushing daisies.
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

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