Celebrate the Ordinary

I don’t like glitter and I’m not a fan of confetti. I’m not good at celebrating. I’m a doer, a survivor, a caretaker. I can help create a fantastic celebration for someone else, but won’t take that same energy and attention to celebrate myself. For a long time I celebrated my birthday as if it were a holiday, worthy of taking the day off, getting pampered and eating cake. Well, to be honest, I’ll use just about any excuse to eat cake. But as the years have gone by, I have had to work harder to celebrate myself, my achievements,