April 7, 2011
What a 45 year old Divorced, Jewish, Single Mom Blogger Knows For Sure
Today is my birthday and I am 45 years old. I remember very clearly when my mother turned 40 and thinking she was ancient, so what does that make me? I can’t remember where I leave my keys most days, but I remember being young and I can honestly say that now is better.
Life is certainly more complicated as you get older, but also easier. Birthdays are a time of reflection for me and I don’t pay them much attention. I have stopped giving myself unrealistic goals to hit by certain ages. I am simply living my life and trying to learn as I go along.
For today’s blog I am going to share 45 things that I know for sure. Not things that I think or feel, but rather things I actually believe to be true. You can agree, or not, and it won’t matter because at 45, one of life’s great blessings is that I can own them as my beliefs without fear.
Here are 15 things I have discovered about myself:
1. I am a phenomenal mother.
Here are 15 things I have discovered since I began writing my blog:
1. People assume the worst.
Here are 15 things I hope for:
1. I will dance with my son at his wedding.
There you have it. 45 things on my 45th birthday. I am 45 and fabulous. Aging is okay and I embrace it. I am blessed with a wonderful family and friends, a divine child, work I love, hope for the world, and an unwavering belief that I will find my great love if I always keep the faith.