Hooray, I’m 30!

On Friday, I turned 30. Some of my friends have been a bit freaked out by reaching their thirties, but I’m pretty chilled about it. After all, it’s not like it’s middle aged any more, is it?

When I was born, 99 Red Balloons was number 1, which I don’t think is terribly cool (although Benn’s number one was The Lion Sleeps tonight, so I guess I trump that. I haven’t even HEARD of the artist at number 1 on my birthday this year- a sure sign that I’m old.)

I think I’m happy about being 30 because I’m more settled now than I have been in a long, long time. It’s nice to be confident in who I am. I mentioned to someone that I feel like I’ve felt most of my twenties treading water, but now I have a rough idea of where I’m going. Plus, I have an ace husband and a rather amusing son and hopefully soon we will have a house that ours. It’ll be nice not having a heart attack every time something is spilled (seriously, who puts beige carpet in rental properties? Sadists?)

So, yeah- bring it on, fourth decade. BRING IT ON.

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3 thoughts on “Hooray, I’m 30!

  1. Klina says:

    I had to listen to 99 Luftballons over and over and over at school during German. It’s not my favourite song…When I was born Weekend by Earth and Fire was number one here. But that’s not the song mum remembers…oh no…the one she remembers being on the radio a lot at that time? David’s Song by The Kelly Family. So, ha! I win the prize for most uncool popular song at date of birth 😉

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