Happy Birthday to Me?
Someone (I don't remember who) said when adults make a big deal about their own birthdays, it's because they are afraid no one else will. I think the person meant to insult me, but I cop to it. It's true, no one will ever get a chance to forget my birthday. (September 30, FYI.) My little ego can not even imagine the crushing pain of sitting through September 30th (did you already forget?), hoping all the right people remember. Because life is fun and complicated, I am terrible at remembering to wish other people Happy Birthday. It's time for me to get better at that. Let's call it a 40th birthday resolution. Trust me, I'm writing "birthday calendar" on my to do list right now. Now that it's only two days until my birthday, my 40th, the one I've been making such a big deal about, I think I am legitimately psyching myself out. I feel like I need a sleeping bag to hide in or a new life philosophy or intensive detoxing and physical t