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I turned 44 on Sunday.  Where has the time gone?

Looking back, I can honestly say it has been a good ride.  I am truly blessed to have a good husband and 2 healthy boys, a house, a stable good paying job (even if I am bored a lot), extended family and friends.  

I feel pretty good.  I am no longer dealing with depression which is a HUGE deal for me.  And I feel pretty healthy...I try to exercise 3 times a week and that has really made a difference.  I am blessed to have no major health issues at this time except my pesky eczema which flares up from time to time and an occasional bout of insomnia.

I truly like myself.  When I was growing up, I didn’t like myself and longed to be someone else.  It took me a long time to like myself and accept myself for who I am.  I know I am not perfect, but then again no one else is.  Everyone has faults.

Maybe it comes with age, but I feel more confident in myself and my abilities.  Just last week, I went up to the client and told him I was interested in a certain position.  The younger me, maybe 5 years ago, would have NEVER have done that.

And I really don’t feel 44.  To me, it’s just a number.  Here’s to many more birthdays....

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      Tuliplady wrote Aug 20, 2014
    • First of all, Happy Birthday!

      Secondly, I think there is just something about being in our 40’s that we finally just get it right.  Maybe we get our attitude right, maybe we just finally get our life right, but I think the 40s are a great age to be!

      You said a lot of things I’ve been thinking myself, but don’t express so well as you did.



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      Vikki Hall wrote Aug 21, 2014
    • Happy Birthday!!!

      Yep I agree with what TL said. I really think it’s our attitudes and the rest just falls into place. I just celebrated my 44th bday when I joined Fab40 and yes time flies. It’s not possible that so much time has passed. But I will tell you that with each passing year I care less about what the world thinks and more about how I feel. I need less in my life other than time to spend with those I love. I no longer feel obligated to do the millions of things that society says we should or I feel guilted to do. If it doesn’t involve my loved ones it’s easier to say no. So YAY to 40’s and beyond!!!!!



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      Marya1961 wrote Aug 22, 2014
    • Happy Birthday Diane!heart I agree completely, wish my 40’s were better, but faith, hope and love get me through.



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