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February 10, 2014

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Today i’m a quarter of a century old. I’ve already had a teensy freak out moment about being closer to thirty than I am to twenty. And I definitely thought i’d have my shit together by now.

It’s hard not to laugh when I think about my thirteen year old self making life plans. “I’m going to college, then i’ll get a job, and i’ll be married in my early twenties, so I can have children in my mid twenties.” Just like that. Everything was going to be so easy. At 25, i’m looking around thinking “I still have no idea what I actually want to do, dating is hard, and the thought of being responsible for another human right now is terrifying.” On top of the big life stuff, I eat ice cream (or cheese) for dinner at least one night a week, which is definitely not how i’d define ‘having your shit together.’

But, you know what? I’m happy. So, twenty five isn’t looking so bad.

Plus, I ate cake for breakfast.

*Image created for City in a Jar by @loveleesie.

 

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  1. February 10, 2014 9:23 am

    Happy birthday! I thought the same thing when I was thirteen, only I was more disillusioned and thought I would have it all together by 18. At least along the way I learned that no matter what age you are, you’re probably never going to feel like you’ve got your shit together. Unless, of course, you’re Beyonce.

  2. February 10, 2014 2:02 pm

    Having your shit together doesn’t mean the same thing for all people, all the time!! You have your shit together in the way that YOU need to right now maybe : ) Plus, you make it look really good. Happy birthday!

  3. February 11, 2014 8:11 am

    I sometimes eat ice cream for breakfast by convincing myself it’s healthier than a donut, so… don’t feel bad. Hope you had a good one!

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