Happy birthday, my friend. May your wishes come true for all of us. ❤
In past years I have always done a 30 day birthday countdown, giving myself a birthday month essentially. I didn’t do it this year, not by design, but because this year seems to have snuck up on me, like where did the last three months of my life go? How is it April already? How is it the end of April already? Ack ack ack! Rewind, I’m not ready!
But ready or not, here it is, a mere 6 days away, the big 4-0. I have no issues about turning 40. Or rather the issues I have are not the expected ones. Since I was 16 I’ve imagined 40 as being this magic barrier that I would cross and then suddenly be taken seriously as a woman. Surely no one is surprised that that magic barrier is both moveable and non-existent.
For many years I’ve attributed the way I’m treated…
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