And another one’s gone, and another one’s gone…….
What am I talking about?
Today I kissed goodbye to 47 and 50 now seems to be hurtling towards me faster than a WAG at a handbag sale..
How do I feel about it? Well I’m not dancing in the aisles but I don’t feel too bad.
Today has confirmed to me how lucky I am. I have my health (most of the time), yes I’m a bit chunkier as the years go by but I still scrub up alright – I like to think I’d make it into the snog or marry rather than the avoid category – and I am relatively wrinkle-free thanks to my Grandma’s fantastic genes!
But what I realised today is that I have the most amazing family and friends around me, I really do.
It’s not about the presents I received although they were beyond fab; the most important thing is all of the wishes and love I’ve received today in cards, calls, messages and texts which have combined to make a metaphorical big fluffy jumper which wraps around me making me feel safe and warm.
One advantage of getting older is the wisdom that comes with it and I know now more than ever that you can have all the money in the world but without love you are as poor as a church mouse.
Blimey, that Tia Maria coffee must have gone to my head, I’m sounding almost sentimental!
Don’t worry, I’ll be back to the cynical old hag you’re used to by sunrise.
Oh, and here’s a “selfie” for you to laugh at, seeing as though its my birthday!
My Mojo and I said knackers to the cleaning and went out and bought more presents instead.
I have spent the last hour wrapping them and have realised that with what I’ve spent I could have probably paid off a small country’s national debt!
This is what happens when you give birth on your husband’s birthday – you can’t spread the expense, it’s a double whammy every year!
They are worth it though – even though Husband is a grumpy git and Child is a lippy little so-and-so at times!