Sunday, July 13, 2008

Happy Birthday 2 Me

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Today is my 36th Birthday. I am truly grateful to see another year of life. I have dedicated this post to things I have learned about myself as I grow younger (smile):

1- I know what I want and it's everyone else's job to get up to speed with me. LOL
2- It is better in life to be positive rather than complain and be negative.
3- It's a waste of energy being upset or anger at things I can not control. Be happy and move on.
4- I can no longer wear clothes like I am 20. I am 30 something and proud of it.
5- Being old may be a state of mind but when every joint in my body aches in the morning, that's not my mind, that's reality. :)
6- You can pack on weight quicker in your 30's than in your 20's. Why doesn't the same weight come off as quick as you put it on?
7- I don't need people to validate my existence, the breath that God gives me everyday is validation enough.

This is the list I have come up with on the fly. I am sure there are other things that could be added. So Happy Birthday to all my Cancer Babies. We are a crabby bunch but we are the best friend, sister, aunt, mother, niece anyone could ever have.

What about you? Are there things you have learned about yourself as you progress through this journey called life? Comments are welcome.
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13 comments:

Marr Williams said...

Happy Birthday Siana! Sorry I'm a day late. I love the list you came up with and you are absolutely dead on. Hope yesterday was a good day!

Marr Williams said...

Oops - I meant Happy Birthday Diana!

dcyrill said...

@Marr - Thanks for birthday shout out. Siana would be a pretty girl name. :)

lexusevents said...

I hope that you had a blessed birthday. Welcome to the 3rd Floor!

Margaret, Lexus Events

dcyrill said...

@Lexus - I love the 3rd floor. It's the 4th floor that give me worries.

Anne-Marie said...

Happy Happy Birthay!

Number 3 of your life lessons is my fave...so true! It takes so much energy to be in a tiff.

dcyrill said...

@AM - I had to learn that lesson the hard way. Glad I did though.

Kim said...

Happy belated birthday! Cancers are beautiful people! My mom is the 22nd! Joanna just celebrated one, too :)

Hope you had fun!

T.Allen-Mercado said...

Happy Belated Birthday, actually mine was the 12th; thanks for stopping by-I'll be sure and check in on you from time to time...onward and upward!

dcyrill said...

@T - the 12th is close enough. Check your etsy convo on the product info.

Carrie ~ Gigi said...

Happy Birthday...belated. You & my oldest son share a BIRTHDAY! Hope you had fun!

dcyrill said...

@Carrie - Thx. I am sure I would like your son since we share the same birthday. :)

Heather@Twin Birch said...

Happy Birthday to you! I'm a Cancer & I'm on the 4th floor! It's great here! :) I loved my late thirties, too! I hope your birthday month has been filled with great stuff!!