Happy Birthday

Twenty-three years have passed since the day I entered this world, 5 pounds 2 ounces, an itty bitty baby.

That is a preemie diaper… still looking a little to big on my buttocks. Thankfully I am no worse for the ware, despite spending the first few weeks in the hospital.

Maybe I’m feeling nastalgic – but looking through my baby pictures has stirred a new feeling… something I hadn’t experienced before while looking at these pictures. It really hits me that in four months I’m going to have a little one of my own.

No big plans for the day here. Maybe we’ll go out to dinner. I’m looking forward to Sunday though, since we are having a family get together at my parents’ home, including my local in-laws. I haven’t really “celebrated” my birthday since before college – so I am very excited about it. One day I’ll have a real party, with invitations and cool matching accessories.


In any case – I’m 23 now! Considering I was born in Germany at 5 am… the actual time of my birth in the US was March 1, at 11:00 pm. 🙂

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  1. Wow, it's like you should celebrate twice! Have a US happy birthday then a German Alles Gute zum Geburtstag! (I looked that up; I think its right).

  2. Happy Birthday.

    I always have that weird thing with my birthday too. Especially since I was born just around midnight. So in the US it makes my birthday technically be on the 11th instead of the 12th. But I still celebrate it on the 12th since that's the date I always used growing up. Even if according to the sun time it should be the 11th (since we're 2h ahead of the sun hour during summer).

    1. I've moved back and forth between Europe and the US… and always just celebrated it on the day, with out regards to the time. That way I can celebrate the whole day! 🙂

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