Sunday, August 18, 2013

Turning 40

I had my 40th birthday few days ago.

As a childless woman I was afraid of turning 40.  But it was not hard.  I just kept thinking about my dear friend Maria who died when 37. She would give anything to be 40  (and so would her husband).

As I have already written - my only mission right now is to get the best of my next 40 years.  If I am lucky, 40 happy years are waiting for me.

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I had a lovely day yesterday. I went swimming in the lake with my best friend. It was the first whole day together that we had in the last 8 years. How great it is that her kids are getting more independant every day!

So I really feel that I am getting my old happy life back. Bit by bit.

7 comments:

  1. You're so right. Turning 40 is not a tragedy. Not turning 40 is the tragedy.

    And yes, our friends with kids come back to us as their kids grow up.

    Here's to 40 more happy years!

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  2. Happy birthday, Klara!!! 40 isn't so bad, when you think about it- whatever we did bad, wasn't caught on internet as nowadays younger folks do. :D

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  3. Happy Birthday! 40 was 3 years ago for me. Now that we have made the transition to CF living, I believe my next 40 years will be great! I love your statement about making the best of your next 40 years.

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  4. Yes, enjoy this year, and here's to the next 40 :)

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  5. Happy belated birthday, Klara! :) & here's to many, many more. Remember, age is just a number. ;)

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  6. Happy birthday for a couple of weeks ago, Klara! I hope you are sitting pretty with 40. I enjoyed turning 40 in regard to starting life fresh. To me, it was a new phase of my life. I was so glad to be beyond my 20's and 30's. It sounds silly to say, but I felt that I had finally left beghind my youth behind and had matured. And I loved it!

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