The big 3-0

5 Mar

OMGosh, I’m 30.  THIRTY! How did that happen?  It seems like I was turning 21 last year.  Somehow in that time that went by so fast, I managed to acquire stretch marks, wrinkles, and 9pm bed times.

Aaron was laughing yesterday at the fact that our car has a university parking sticker in the window, and he has L plates (to accompany his learner licence) on his motorbike.  Like we’re 18 again.

I don’t feel old. Maybe I do today, but only because I woke up with a head full of snot and a faucet for a nose. Apart from that, I feel the same as I did yesterday. And the day before. And the day before that.  In fact, I wasn’t nearly as fit in my early 20s as I am now.

When I got up, Hannah was in the kitchen making me birthday breakfast all by herself.  Grapes and wilted lettuce. It was a sweet gesture at least.

When I got up, Hannah was in the kitchen making me birthday breakfast all by herself. Grapes and wilted lettuce. It was a sweet gesture at least.

My actual birthday present isn’t until Saturday.  It’s been planned for months.  Two friends have been plotting with Aaron and Saturday, they will be me up in the morning, and not return me until night time.  I have no idea what we are doing or where we are going.  I only know that I’m supposed to bring a list of things, I get to go out sans kids ALL DAY, and that it cost a lot of money.

Hannah and grandma icing my birthday cake

Hannah and grandma icing my birthday cake

Hopefully my head cold will have gone away by then because at the moment, I feel like snot could very well burst out of my eye sockets.  Not the best start to my 30s, but it’s all up hill from here 🙂

Cheers to being 30.  I’m sure it’s just as good as being 20.  Just different.  I would have put a photo of me on my birthday, but I’m always the one who takes the photos, so there aren’t any. Sigh.

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7 Responses to “The big 3-0”

  1. mariqia March 5, 2013 at 10:49 am #

    Cheers! I’m turning 30 this year haha. 🙂

    • Mommy Adventures March 5, 2013 at 1:31 pm #

      I hope you don’t wake up with a head cold on your birthday!!

      • mariqia March 5, 2013 at 1:33 pm #

        😀 I know.

  2. LBcruiseshipblogger March 5, 2013 at 2:25 pm #

    You could always do the self-portrait-in-the-mirror thing….or just turn the camera around and click.

  3. thetwincesses March 6, 2013 at 1:02 am #

    Great post! I hope you have an outstanding birthday.

  4. Cindy March 6, 2013 at 8:08 pm #

    I hope that you had a happy, happy birthday! Sometimes it really sucks to be the “picture-taker” because then even on your special days you don’t really feature! Hopefully you will be completely spoiled on Saturday (although a whole day without kiddies sounds like fun as just that).

    • Mommy Adventures March 6, 2013 at 8:12 pm #

      Oh yes, a day without kids sounds awesome, no matter what we do (unless it’s watching other people’s kids, then not so awesome. Haha)! I plan on taking a lot of photos. Probably a lot of selfies.

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