In 7 days I turn 38! Below is an excerpt from a convo I had with a sister friend. Like a few others, she’s curious about me and my #almost38 shenanigans.
Friend: All these years I’ve known you and I’ve known you for a looong time, I’ve never seen you count down let alone celebrate your birthday. You’ve acknowledged it yes but celebrate…hmm..not so much… Why now? It’s 38 it’s not like 40…why can’t you wait until you reach 40?
Me: It’s not so much the actual day, it’s just what this period of my life represent to me just when I am about to turn 38…and who says I will live to see 40?
Friend: Morbid much? But then again, you are right…weekend I am going to the funeral of a former schoolmate same age as me, so you are very right.
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