I am a 64 year old woman who has exercised 5 days a week for the past 20 years doing advanced yoga, weight lifting and walking. But I have had open heart surgery due to a genetic birth defect, have had breast cancer twice (15 years apart), a small stroke behind one eye that left me blind in that eye and am presently being watched because of a growth in my uterus to see if it is cancer. I am not overweight and am a vegetarian and do not smoke. I feel I have done everything possible to take care of myself and my body but am not going to be able to do anything about what is happening to me healthwise. Nothing is going to stop me from probably having an early death. Yes, it makes me angry when I read that you can do things that will keep your body young and healthy and when I see friend that do no exercise and smoke and have no health problems at all and will live much longer than I will. I always joke and say "my body is trying to kill me", but it is true.View Thread
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