I just had a moment where I really sat back and reflected on my life. Do you ever do that?
I hear all the time that I’m so young. I haven’t really lived, yet! Part of that is because I look younger than I am due (yay! Genetics!), but I also think people underestimate my life. I’m 29, but I’ve done more and lived through more than many people twice my age.
I’m only 29, but I’ve…
- gotten married. Lived through an emotional marriage. Gotten the strength to leave.
- found my second “the one”. The true one who I want to be with until the end.
- bought a house.
- finished college.
- been broke and unemployed.
- changed careers… Twice.
- been diagnosed with a life changing illness.
- lived through a house fire.
- watched loved ones die, found deceased relatives, and supported my (ex)husband through the loss of his first parent.
- met celebrities.
- helped raise a child.
- watched my step-daughter have children and start a family.
- watched my niece grow-up.
But even after doing all of that. There’s still so much left to do. I had big plans for my life as a child. I was going to become rich and famous. I was going to be a star.
That didn’t happen.
But I also wanted to live life to its fullest and do as much as I could before I died. Well, I have lived a good, full life, so far. I can only hope my next 29 years will be as full as the last.
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View at the greyhound station in Charlotte. On my way to #DragonCon.
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