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In which I’m 55 today

Happy Birthday

Today is my birthday, not that you care but I thought I would share that with you.

I’m 55.

I’m in shock because when my mom was 55 I’m pretty sure she was quite old.  That can only mean on thing and that’s that I’m quite old.

I could write a bunch of miscellaneous facts but I thought that I’d just give you some random facts about me.

I was born on June 20, 1959

I am the middle of three children

My brothers are Brad and Bruce and we’re all 2 years apart

I suppose they call that family planning

My parent’s are deceased

It wasn’t my choice

I have 3 kids

Andie and Keely are only 15 months apart

There was no family planning involved

Daniel is 2 ½ years younger then Andie

I had an ectopic pregnancy in there

My kids had ear infections, asthma, strep a billion times and yet we made it

Daniel was diagnosed with Asperger’s

I hear that’s not a thing anymore

He had a ton of intervention and he’s great

In fact, they’re all pretty great … I’ve been luck

Because that’s what so much of life comes down to: luck

Keely is in Los Angeles working on “Sleepy Hollow”

Andie is at Duke Med School

Daniel is at Duke Undergraduate although currently abroad

They actually get along with each other … now

They didn’t always

Kevin is working his ass off

His parents are still alive which is great

We’ve had plenty of health related issues and yet I consider us lucky

Because we’re all here

So sometimes when I look back on all the bad … and all the good

I’m very satisfied … because life isn’t fair

And we’ve weathered the storms

And although I’m aging and I can’t say that I love it

Especially the extra 10 pounds around my waist

I’m healthy and happy and my kids are well

My husband is well

Except for his joints, they suck!

My pets drive me nuts

But it’s all-good

And that’s what I have to say on my birthday!!

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21 Comments

  1. Tansia
    June 20, 2014

    Happy Birthday to you! Hope the year ahead brings you awesome things :-)

    • Lynn
      June 20, 2014

      thanks so much…I appreciate you reading this blog

  2. Cynthia K.
    June 20, 2014

    Happy birthday, Lynn!

    • Lynn
      June 20, 2014

      thanks for always reading :))

  3. Roxanne
    June 20, 2014

    Just found your blog and I love it! Happy Birthday!

    • Lynn
      June 21, 2014

      sweet!!! and thanks

  4. Donna S.
    June 20, 2014

    Happy Birthday ! Hope you have a wonderful day and a great year :)

    • Lynn
      June 21, 2014

      thanks Donna

  5. Debbie White
    June 20, 2014

    Happy birthday, Lynn. Hope your day is AWESOME! I really enjoy your blog.

    • Lynn
      June 21, 2014

      thank you…that means a LOT to me

  6. Jamie
    June 20, 2014

    Happy Birthday =) Thanks for the chuckles!

    • Lynn
      June 21, 2014

      my pleasure and thank you

  7. Tammy Barker
    June 20, 2014

    Happy Birthday! Hope you have a great day!

    • Lynn
      June 21, 2014

      thanks so much

  8. Theresa
    June 20, 2014

    Happy Birthday to you!!! Now go to the movies during prime time, and get that senior discount!!!

    • Lynn
      June 21, 2014

      OMG!! I can’t imagine

  9. Sil
    June 20, 2014

    Happy birthday!!! Hope you have a fabulous day!! LOVE your blog and sure wished I lived closer- would love to drop in on your Whine with Lynn nights!! My husband and I watched Sleepy Hollow because of Keely and we love it!! Thanks!

    • Lynn
      June 21, 2014

      thanks!!!! and yeah … and that’s awesome

  10. Julie
    June 20, 2014

    Double Nickles!!

    That’s something to celebrate!
    I hope you have an outstanding day and remember this ~ ~
    “As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other two.”
    (Sir Norman Wisdom)

  11. Deb
    June 21, 2014

    Happy Birthday!!

    • Lynn
      June 21, 2014

      thank you

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