Monday, January 19, 2009

What A Difference 10 Years Makes

Ten years ago, I turned 21. And I thought I had it all figured out.

I turn 31 on Tuesday. And I know I have so much to learn.

The last ten years have been amazing. And I'm looking forward to discovering the woman I'll be in the next ten years.

I fell in love and married the man that understands me, even when no one else even wats to try. And in the next 10 years, I'm going to continue to try to understand him.

I gave birth to a wonderful little girl, that seems to love me unconditionally. I'm going to try my best to be the person she adores.

I came to realize who my true friends are. I'm going to thank them more, love them better, and always be there for them like they've been there for me.

I realized that maybe, just maybe, my mom knows more than I thought she did when I was a teen. And when she gives me advice, I'm going to take it. Sometimes. If I think it's the right thing.

I loved my 20s. And after a year of being 30, I've determined that I'm going to love my 30s even more.

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8 comments:

Just My Type said...

Happy Birthday! I love your outlook and know you'll make the most of the thirties. Enjoy!

photomommy said...

Happy Birthday! :)

Carrin said...

happy Birthday!
Your thirties are gonna be so much better than your twenties!

Karen said...

Happy birthday! All the cool kids have January birthdays. :)

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday =]

kimmie said...

You have matured so beautifully, in spirit and body.

Suburban Turmoil said...

OHMYGOSH, Happy Birthday!!!!! You are a wonderful friend and I miss seeing you. Let's get together soon!

Rachel said...

Aww!! Happy Birthday sweetness!!
This upcoming Tuesday? That's my hubs' b-day too!!

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