September 16, 2008

Another Birthday

Remember last year how excited I was when I turned 40? That didn't happen this past Saturday when I celebrated my 41st birthday.

It's not like I had a bad day. It was a quiet birthday which is what I like. My mom took me out to brunch, then we drove out to my brother's house where we had birthday cake. I received plenty of warm wishes and nice birthday cards.

But 41 is turning out to be a really depressing birthday. I'm doing that thing people do when they compare themselves to others and I know I shouldn't be doing that. It's self-defeating.

I'm not wriing this to get a pep talk. I'm posting because I wanted to share my feelings. Feel free to express your similar feelings in the comment section.

4 comments:

Howie said...

happy birthday, my dear and many happy more.

Walt said...

I understand, but hey, you are very fortunate. For you have all those gorgeous freckles, and will keep your beauty for a long time to come. As it is, you don't look a day over 30. Enjoy yourself, as yo watch the people without freckles, get older faster.

AddledWriter said...

Happy belated b-day!!!!

natalie said...

Birthdays are over rated...no worries. It happens every year. I promise!

My husband (Justin) and I leave on September 30th to backpack to various countries around the world for a year or so. Ironically, we are leaving on Justin's birthday.

As we have been planning for our adventure we have been updating a blog. www.nomadbackpackers.com

Thanks,
Natalie