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Over the last two weeks my inflammation flared and I’m exhausted. Dealing with pain doesn’t make for the best birthday but I’m not letting it consume me. I was able to get a few projects done this month, in spite of myself. Planted, painted, reorganized, started reading a new book. Sometimes during a flare up…

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happy thoughts

Yesterday was my Mother’s birthday and we spoke on the phone last night for a good while. I was glad to hear that, by her account, she had an excellent day. She was showered with flowers and gifts and phone calls and treated to dinner then capped the festivities off with an actual snowball fight…which…

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thirty-nine

It’s been an excellent day spent with excellent people, oh and today was my birthday! No biggie, just thirty-nine. No cake this year, even though I told my co-workers they could eat a full gluten, full sugar cake (or CUPCAKES!), while I watch…not creepy at all. Health-wise I am doing really well, my inflammation is…

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thirty-eight

It’s my birthday today! I had surprises waiting on my desk for me this morning when I got to work. I LOVE EVERYBODY. And, wore my new favorite shirt yesterday (thanks for the BDAY $, mom!) I actually started celebrating yesterday, as I always do. See, my divorce was finalized on June 22nd so it’s…

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a song from kermit

I was sleeping all day yesterday and totally missed Jim Henson’s Birthday. Today, I am catching up. Started over at Letters of Note (via HuffPost) to read Jim’s words of comfort to his friends and family. Don’t feel bad that I’m gone… …Life is meant to be fun, and joyous, and fulfilling. May each of…

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thirty-seven

Yay! It’s my birthday (trumpets blare – not really). Ten years ago I was 27 and crumbling (failed marriage etc., etc.) I am not that 27 year old anymore. I’m not perfect, but I am strong. I have my own voice now and nobody can diminish that. A whole chapter of life is behind me…

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