#1 When you realize you’re older than your heroes
You: “I’m only 35, I have my whole life ahead of me.”
Sports Broadcaster: “Here comes the oldest player in the league. He’s 32. A miracle.”
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#2 When you hit that special home renovation age
me at age 10: why do adults like HGTV
me 10 years later: tile floors? with THOSE cabinets?? ugh, you’re killing me, deborah!!!
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#3 And special “You can use BB&B coupons even if they’re expired!!!” age

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#4 When your body begins to break down
KID: *falls out of tree* I’m fine
ADULT: *sleeps on neck a little strangely* I have to turn my whole body to look at you for the next week
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#5 When going to the beach means sitting at the beach
U know ur getting old when going to the beach doesn’t necessarily mean swimming in it.
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#6 When your eyesight begins to fail you

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#7 When tripping is an honest to god fear
One way to find out if you’re old is to fall down in front of a group of people. If they laugh, you’re young, if they panic, you’re old.
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#8 When you have to explain things to the youths
My daughter just asked why we say “hang up” the phone and now I feel 90.
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#9 When you start to worry about others’ health

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#10 When it feels like you get older faster…as you get older
on aging:
21 yrs – woo!
22 yrs – woo!
23 yrs – woo!
24 yrs – woo!
25 yrs – woo!
26 yrs – wait
27 yrs – oh god
28 yrs – please make it stop
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#11 When you’ve come to accept certain realities
I thought I was just really tired but it’s been 5 years so I guess this is how I look now.
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#12 Seriously
You know you’re getting old when you wake up with injuries because you “slept wrong”
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#13 When birthdays start to be more upsetting than fun
Let’s play “You know you’re getting old when….”
I’ll go first…
They no longer bring you a cake with a small candle for each year you’ve lived for your birthday, but one with BIG NUMBER candles instead.
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#14 When feeling good more about your sciatica
You know you’re getting old when you pull out your high-powered back massager and actually use it on your back.
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#15 When you really start to ~get into~ cheese
If you’ve ever wondered if you’re getting old, ask yourself this question. Have you ever bought expensive cheese? Therein lies your answer
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#16 When your adventures only happen inside a grocery store
AGE 10: I want to see the entire world.
AGE 26: I want to try 3-5 more hummus brands.
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And finally, when you just give up and accept it…YOU’RE GETTING OLD
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