It’s become a yearly tradition of mine to reflect on my year the eve of my birthday. The last two years I have also spent my birthday doing Random Acts of Kindness and making sure there was a party.
This year, I did the opposite. I hunkered down in a weekend of quiet relaxation. I had a small celebration with just my immediate family.
This past year I derailed a bit. I have decided it’s time to get back to the basics. I need to take better care of me. I need to make year 38 a year that rivals all others when it comes to my self care.
I need to run again, so instead of saying good-bye to running I say Hello! Hello She.Is.Beautiful 10K I am coming for you in Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara and I am running both for Team Glitter.
Hello to spending more time with my beautiful, highly entertaining nieces.
Say hello to making time for these special faces. No more hang on a second’s or we’ll have to do it tomorrow. I am making more time for these sweet angels. Whether it’s camping, amusement parking, or just plain hanging out -family first this year; family first!
Hello to another year of unraveling cancer. Our whole family is going to work again to raise awareness and funds. I will be active again at 38.
And this kid…
To another year that includes more trips to the beach.
To another year where there will not be any half-assing only whole-asssing.
Goodnight 37 and Hello 38 because age is what you make it and we are never too old to stop trying new things.
Goodnight and hello 38,