I love Birthday eves and have been wishing everyone I know a happy birthday eve, as well as tracking them down on the actual birthday, to wish everyone a beautiful day every year. For some years now, birthday eve wishes have become competitive with some family members. This year because of an unspoken technicality (there are no rules) my sister Silvana wins by texting me on Saturday wishing me a Happy Birthday eve, eve! However, my cousin Angela was the first to wish me a Happy Birthday Eve on Facebook.
Celebrating birthday eve – reminds me to reflect on the past year, when I wish everyone a birthday eve what I’m really saying is, the year has ended reflect on that for the moment…tomorrow starts a new year, another beginning – consider that too.
Another year for me – what will I face? What can I change? What will remain the same? What will inspire me? What will heal me…..so many questions right?
First Thankful – is another year!
Second Thankful- making plans for me – setting goals and good positive modifications.
Third thankful goes to these teeny tiny plugs of peaceful bliss - yes I slept and slept in too, to a wonderful 6 am, not 3 am, not 4am, or 5am…6 am, baby!
Fourth Thankful - It’s my birthday eve and everyone will know it…
Fifth thankful - Small herb garden in my kitchen- finally committed to buying three herbs yesterday at the market; Basil, Mint, and Rosemary.
Sixth thankful containers to hold the herbs and catch the water, I found them in my basement among many mugs that I do not have room for, the cost zilch.
How lovely does that look?
Number Seven– goes to this quiet morning and my second cup of coffee.
Eight - making peace with change – it is inevitable many changes in the workplace, all positive but more importantly I am up for the challenge, as I always am!
Nine – thankful for the last six years; six years ago, on April 1 we started our journey to make our family complete and bring our children home. Six years ago, we righted a wrong and finally took what was misplaced, and brought it where it needed to be, in our hearts and in our lives forever. I am so thankful that we knew what was meant to be without question or hesitation.
They did not want to sightsee; they wanted to go swimming in the hotel’s pool.
Ten - A Saturday afternoon nap; after all the errands were completed I took a much-needed nap– I didn’t know how much I needed a rest, I think I am like that darn bunny that keeps on going, except I need to remind myself often, “it’s okay to stop.” A rainy afternoon was the perfect day to cuddle up with my little Teddy and sleep.
He knows how to relax and nap… so I needed the help of a professional.