Turning 30

So today is my 30th birthday. Even though I really think my 30s will be my best years yet, I still kind of expected to have some kind of anxiety attack on the actual day. So far it hasn’t happened. I think I have been way too distracted by everything else going on in my life to worry about it.

Instead we are having friends over, and I’m cramming to get work done before I leave for my first California visit in a few days.

When I reflect on my life, this is not at all what I thought I would be doing at 30. I guess I thought I would be more “settled,” but instead I am still doing a little bit of this and a little bit of that, trying to figure out what I like best. And now we have this huge new adventure in front of us, and I just have no idea what will happen next. I have a really good feeling about it, though.

How about you – did you (or do you) have anxiety about the big 3-0?


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    I totally feel you, Cara. I am definitely not where I thought I’d be at 30. I turned 30 in August, and I actually did have sort of a hard time with it – for that reason. I’m not married, don’t own a home, don’t have a yard, don’t have kids – all things I thought I’d have. But I did have an amazing birthday with friends (which involved me wearing a tiara and eating 2 pounds of crab legs – a good day for sure!), and I’m loving the crafting I’m doing these days. I hope 30’s an awesome year for both of us! 🙂