As my birthday approaches, a reminder that getting older isn't necessarily a bad thing.
I have already talked about how I've never liked getting older, so I won't delve back into that, but I will say that I am trying really hard to overcome the melancholy that seems to wash over me when it's nearly my birthday and trying to focus on the good part of birthdays...presents! No, but seriously, I am looking forward to sharing my birthday dinner with my mom next Sunday on Mother's Day and spending time with my family. I'm also anxious to see my friend Rachel, whose birthday is the day before mine, and I'm hopeful that we'll be able to get together soon because it's already been far too long since I've seen her last. Here's to hoping the days leading up to my birthday are pleasant and the ones that follow are, too!