At the Moment #8/2021

at the moment inn 2022

For my birthday I document a current snapshot of feelings, thoughts and emotion. And even though I am two days late I will not break the tradition. I have been living inn the moment the past weekend and I enjoyed every moment and soaked up all the love and moments to cherish for the next decade. So writing this post after my actual birthday and such a full heart my color it a bit but so it is:

.I feel:
… loved. Blessed. Emotional.

.I like:
… living in our new apartment by the lake, enjoying the morning breath, hearing the birds and the waves.

.I don’t like:
… that we may have to move out earlier than we want.

.I realize:
… that I take after like my dad when it comes to slow down after medical incidents. We are both very impatience with the healing process and have a hard time accepting our handicap and needing help.

.I explore:
… my new neighborhood.

.I need:
… a new bike.

.I’m annoyed by:
… people and situations that demand my immediate attention because they have an agenda and make their problem my problem.

.I want:
… to socialize. I am usually not the kind of person who needs to see and meet many people but I feel like I want invite everyone over for coffee.

.I hear:
… nature. Ducks. Church bells. Dog barks. The neighbors fountain.

.I’m making:
… plans for my balcony herb garden.

.I eat:
… too much candy. Not enough greens. Always ice cream. Lots of take-out.

.I drink:
… coffee. Tea. Juice spritzer – current favorite black currant.

.I gather:
… my strength. Physically and mentally for the next challenges and tasks.

.I smell:
… the lake.

.I miss:
… my youthful lightness, ease of mind and courage.

.I regret:
… unnecessary fights.

.I enjoy:
… my life.

.I appreciate:
… the people in my life. Everyone has their own struggle and load of things to do and yet there is time for me .

.I trust.
… in a positive outcome.

.I dream:
… literally about to-do lists and struggles.

.I hope:
… to be able to travel again and explore new places.

.I must:
… order the husbands birthday preset – from 3 year ago.

.I read:
… An absolutely remarkable thing by Hank Green. The Talmud. The Internet. And so many emails…

.I write:
… a new list for 100 in 1000 days.

.I emoji:
… ☺️😊😅😂🥺😍

And since the currently in June series by Anne is falling close to my birthday I add those prompts to this years list.

.I celebrate:
… my birthday and 40 years around the sun. What a privilege to be this old and have (hopefully) many more years to do this living.

.I give:
… my birthday money to charity.

.I take:
… things too personal often times.

.I try:
… to make peace with my body and accept that I won’t look like 20 again. And at the same time not to make excuses to change a few things…

.I wear:
… dress pants with stripes and chequers. But also invested in some new dresses in royal blue – my current favorite shade of color.

And just like that another year in the books. If you enjoyed this post you may also like a look in my previous birthday wrap ups 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021. I’ll read about last year now.

Happy belated birthday to me and happy day to you

Tobia

4 thoughts on “At the Moment #8/2021

  1. Happy Birthday! I had my 35th a little over a week ago and I really would like to carve out some time for instrospection.
    I hope you continue to heal and that things fall into place with the new home. Wishing you health, happiness and calm in the year ahead <3
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