Today is my birthday !

It is that time of the year for me! Today I entered the last year in my 30´s…. I must say, I have really enjoyed my 30´s, it has been my most amazing decade. I became a Diplomat in Clinical Chiropractic Paediatrics, I got married to the man of my dreams, I became a mum twice, I moved to the other side of the world, we started our own Chiropractic practice, I completed my first triathlon, I learnt a new language, but most of all, I finally felt comfortable with being me!

It is crazy to think that it has taken me nearly 40 years of being on this earth to feel comfortable with who I am. I love my body, with its curves and all, and I am ok with my wrinkles and grey hairs.  I still have bad habits of comparing myself to others, but I no longer try to be like anyone else. If I am wanting to be someone else, then who is going to be me?

I am glad that I finally came to my senses, and enjoyed being me, before I became a mum.  It is my responsibility to show my magnificent creations how to love and accept themselves for all that they are!  And they are two beautiful, amazing little beings with great potential. Of course, there is 100% bias in that statement. 😉

Today, I have enjoyed being and celebrating me! I haven´t been able to spend it with my family, as I have been at a seminar in Oslo.  However, I did get to have cuddles with my girls and husband before I left. Now, I am enjoying being me; not mummy me, or Chiropractor me, but just me, at a restaurant with a wonderful friend! I get to eat all of my own food, and enjoy a glass or two of wine! 😉

Being away on my birthday is a little sad for me and the girls, but it also means that I get to celebrate it for a few extra days. 😉  More days of me! That is when I will celebrate mummy me, wife me, and Chiropractor me!

So, no matter where ever you are in your life, at what ever stage, remember: celebrate who you are! Lets stop comparing ourselves to others.  Let´s enjoy being the amazing, beautiful people that we are.  And don´t let the world miss out on the real you!