I have reached a new version of myself. Since we’ve moved, I’ve decided to take a hard look at life and how I’m spending my time. Am I intentional with what I do every day? Does it make a difference? Is it a time sucker, or does it contribute to something? On a side note before we get into that, I have to say I am totally enjoying each and every space in our new home. I’m loving everything, down to my two porches, to our back yard…seriously EVERYTHING! I wake up each morning thinking how did I get so lucky, how am I so blessed? I have to pinch myself to make sure I’m not dreaming.
While we still have a few rooms we haven’t officially settled into, like the dining room that has no table, and our master bedroom that is patiently waiting a king size bed one day, we are officially moved in with little more to do. We are rid of 99.9 percent of the boxes, the furniture is in place, some pictures still need to be hung and some spaces, corners and nooks still need to be figured out, but overall, I can look around and say, yes indeed we are home and that this could be our forever home. I don’t think there’s anything more special than that feeling of feeling like you are right where you’ve always wanted to be in life, financially, from the neighborhood, to friendships…I feel like I’ve finally arrived. I just turned 35 and its going to be an amazing year and I also think it will be a year of self discovery as I search for what I want to do outside of this home when my youngest goes off to Kinder. Life has changed and I’m loving every bit of it. I’m learning to slow down a bit, to take things in…to go for walks, to enjoy this new life. I feel like I’ve arrived finally at a new way of being, a new way of living….a new everything.
35, I’m not afraid of you. While I can’t change what can’t be changed about myself, I can improve on what I want to improve on. I at least have some control in that. Hello 35, Hello new home. I’m happy here and each day is a blessing.
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