Tuesday, 12 October 2010

When I'm Really Getting Old At Twenty-Eight Or Nine

For the last six months or so, I've thought that I was twenty-eight years old. Whenever it came up in conversation, I would say that I was twenty-eight. It turns out that today is my twenty-eighth birthday. I feel like I've gained a year, like I should be making goals and resolutions with my new found time. This birthday seems a bit anticlimactic, I guess. I feel like I've already been here.

Instead of goals and resolutions, I'm sticking with hopes. I hope that this is the year I start to trust my knees and start to enjoy running again. I hope that I make it back to England. I hope that I find the guts to start yoga. I hope that I sleep more and worry less. I hope to not eat a single beet.

So here's to twenty-eight. Here's to a year of chocolate cake, homemade pizza / hockey dates with my husband, and puppy cuddles.

33 comments:

  1. That sounds like a fabulous year. Have a wonderful birthday! :)

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  2. Happy Birthday!! ... again. I feel like we have done this before. ;-)

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  3. Happy birthday lady! I hope this year provides with hoards and hoards of wonderful times and many smiles. :)

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  4. Happy birthday Hillary!! I hope it's a wonderous, fantastic day (and year!) for you :)

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  5. Happiest of birthdays to you! Hope you have an excellent day today, and an even better year ahead!

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  6. Happy birthday to youuuuuu!
    Happy birthday to youuuuuu!
    You are quite a youngster!
    But I'll try not to be jealous!

    I've got mad rhyming skillz, yes?

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  7. You know, most people who lie about their age say they're younger, not older. I think you're a bit backwards, here...

    Also, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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  8. here's to YOU! happy happy happy birthday!!

    (i've done the thinking-i-was-already-that-age thing EVERY YEAR of my 20s, until this past 30 thing. there was no confusion there.)

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  9. Here's to your best year yet!

    Happy birthday, pretty lady!

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  10. Happy birthday Hillary!! I hope your hopes for this year all come true :)

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  11. Happy happy birthday, hunny bunny! I hope it's full of sparkles and rainbows and puppy kisses and everything good except beets!

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  12. HAPPY BIRTHDAY AGAIN! :)

    Let's go to a yoga class together? I've never been to an actual class before - I've practiced with my team, and used to do it all the time in my living room following "Trainer Maya" on my Wii, but a class-class sounds fun. And scary. So yes, together? <3

    Anddd, holler if you ever wanna go running. I prefer trail running, but I've become somewhat scared of running through trails alone after all the news of the attacks, so the more running buddies, the less time I spend dodging trucks and cars.

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  13. Happy birthday! Hope it's a good one.

    I have the opposite problem and constantly think I'm 23. Which is unfortunate because I actually turned 31 last week, which is nowhere near 23 apparently...

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  14. YOGA! YES!

    Happiest of birthdays to you.

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  15. Happy birthday!

    28's been good to me so far. I think you'll like it, too.

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  16. Happy, happy birthday! 28 for me was basically the start of a whole new life and it's been awesome ever since. I hope many wonderful things happen to you, too!

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  17. Happy birthday! I hope you have an amazing year! It is so much better to think the way you do. I always think I am younger than I am…it makes birthdays way harder!

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  18. Happy birthday!

    I think one of the blessings of adulthood is getting to pick which veggies you will and won't eat. Here's to a beet-free year!

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  19. Yay! for birthdays! This is going to be your best year ever!

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  20. Happy happy birthday, sweet lady!!! xoxo

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  21. Happy birthday!

    I've had moments where I've gained or lost years before.

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  22. Happy happy birthday!
    Hey, gaining a year definetely sounds like the ultimate birthday gift! Chocolate cake + homemade pizza + hockey dates + pup/husband time sounds like the perfect year! Live it up!

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  23. Happy Birthday.

    I hope all the good food and birthday cake dont go straight to your butt, but we all know that you are more than your ass.

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  24. I hope your day was lovely. I've lost track of my age a few times and it's an odd feeling, for sure. Enjoy your "bonus" year. ;)

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  25. I think those are very reasonable hopes for the year ahead. Happy birthday, Hillary!

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  26. Haha! I turned 28 in August and had been saying I was 28 since about June... it was a little anti-climactic when I actually did turn 28. Oh well.

    Good luck - and you cracked me up with the beet thing.

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  27. happy belated birthday!! hope it was fabulous even if it was a repeat birthday :)

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  28. Happy Birthday!!
    I hope you enjoy running again too . . . it can be SO much fun! :)

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  29. I think that's a sign of old age - the forgetfulness. But I'm turning 30 in a couple months so I'll shut up.

    Happy birthday!

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  30. Hope you had THEE MOST AMAZING BIRTHDAY, CHEERS DARLIGN!

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  31. I started forgetting about my b-day when I hit 30. :)

    Hope you had a good one and used birthday immunity to your full advantage.

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