Thirty, Flirty, and Fabulous.

momdadmeAs I said about two months ago, I really want to embrace 30.

It’s kind of bizarre and mind-numbing to think that today, I have been on this earth for three decades.

I mean, thirty years ago, the Internet was a “big idea.”

The notion of an African-American president was a pipe dream.

AIDS was not identified, let alone its mass devastation (and global implications) understood.

The Berlin Wall separated communist East Germany from West Germany.

And verbs like “Googled” and “friended”? They simply didn’t exist.

But alas, thirty years ago, at St. Barnabus Hospital in Livingston, N.J., at 2:17 p.m., I came into this world, breached, butt-first, and, well, let’s be honest here …  ready to eat. 🙂 (the latter–my dad’s words!) Continue reading “Thirty, Flirty, and Fabulous.

Eager for 30

sexoennuevayork00Two months from today (October 2), I will turn 30.

The big 3-0. But is it really such a big deal?

Honestly, I don’t fear 30, especially since so many people today (if they’re both lucky and healthy) end up living well into their 80s or older.

Rather, I’m excited for it. Eager, even.

I think of my 20s as true learning years, building years: my education, my career, my friendships and relationships (I met my husband when I was 20).

And these years were also about building a relationship with myself, perhaps the most important relationship of all.

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