I don't quiet know how it happened but I have arrived at the year I turn 50!
I've decided regardless of all the pressures we are under I am going to make this a year of celebration and positive thought. I've written a bucket list (not things to do before I die, but things to do in this year of being 50).
50th Year Bucket List
Visit Paris or New York (I have been to neither)
lie on my back and look up at the stars
Have just one day where my twins don't fight
Can't believe we achieved this one so quickly. Have to say he has been a poppet lately. Maybe something to do with my HRT Tabs giving me horrific mood swings. He has been keeping a low profile and helping me out lots. Yay for 16 yr old sons.
play barefoot in mud
lie on my back and make cloud shapes
(Mr Poppy from the film Nativity does it every time, cried with laughter watching him in this wonderful film. Even made all my boys laugh by laughing at mummy crying with laughter ! )
spend a whole day on the sofa watching and crying over soppy films
cook a meal from scratch, I know I can do it, I just hate cooking
dance with my husband like this again
have a week without using the washing machine
just one month where we can afford all our outgoings & still have some money left over
hear my husband tell me he loves me
look in the mirror and be happy with what I see
splash in puddles with my boys and not care about the mess we make of our clothes
have perfect white teeth
realise that this has gone for good and to learn to live with my baby scarred tummy
stop biting my nails
get my hair dyed white blonde
open my own vintage homewares shop or just
have a corner in someone else's Haven't quiet achieved the shop, but I do have a cabinet in the wonderful Vintage shop "What Katy did" IN Budleigh!
make some money out of my social media skills (I am always being asked but don't have the confidence)
be happy with my lot
(This was the first one Woop! would have been the jumping in puddles but I forgot to take the camera to show the proof. Thank you so much to all the amazing, supportive community of people on twitter, facebook and blogging world, you will never know how much your conversation has cheered, supported and inspired me)
realise I am never going to win the lottery and be a secret Millionaire (and get over it).
Wear a dress when its not a special occasion.
Wear high heels on the school run
Learn how to "do" my makeup
Swim in the sea (in Devon) brrrrr .
Make at least 5 more new twitter friends who I actually meet in the real world
So there we go !
Things to do before I'm 51.
most not earth shattering, most achievable. Baby steps.
Love you to join me with your own 2012 Bucket list, let me know and we can link up.
Would love your support and encouragement on this one.
Life really is too short. I look around and in a blink of an eye I have more life behind me than I have in front of me. A very sobering though.
Here's to an amazing, happy and positive 50th Year.