Reflections on turning 35

Last week I turned 35! And a week later, I am ready to properly share my reflection of this new age bracket.

My initial reaction to my 35th birthday was one of uncertainty.  Continue reading “Reflections on turning 35”


Reflection of my 34th Birthday

IMG_8212-1Birthdays are an important date in everyone’s life. You get one day out of the year when it CAN be all about you, so why shouldn’t you get excited about it? I obviously make no qualms about displaying my over the moon joy when my birthday comes around. In fact, I generally celebrate all month long. This year is no different. And as per usual, at the end of every birthday, I reflect on my life to regain perspective. This time, I took a whole week. 

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Daily Recommendation: Spend Your Birthday with Your Parents

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January 9/10: Spend Your Birthday with Your Parents

Disclaimer: I realize this is a very personal suggestion and not everyone is in a situation in which they are able to (or want to) spend time with their parents. This post is not meant to be insensitive to anyone in those circumstances. 

I turned 34 on January 9th and spent majority of the day with my mom, going to lunch, movies, coffee & then ending the day with cutting a cake. It was quiet, calm, lovely but most importantly, it made my mom really happy. 

Birthday spent with the woman who I owe everything

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