Nevertheless, the past week or so I have been with my thoughts more than usual, thinking about where I've been and where I'm going. The part that is tough for me, besides the fact that my metabolism has slowed to a crawl, is the realization that some of the best days of my life are over. Moments that I looked forward to since I was a little girl have come and gone. My twenties were filled with precious memories and it's a little sad to know it's over. No more pregnancies or precious newborns for me. And apparently no more eating whatever I want without severe consequences :) Let's face it...when you turn 30 you are saying goodbye to youth and hello to middle-aged madness!
Through all of the crazy emotions I AM excited about entering this new chapter of my life. And can you say NO MORE DIAPERS! Soon...very soon :) Even though our three little Chamandas are growing up, I still like to think of us as young parents :) We have so much to look forward to and so many more memories to make. We are having a blast living life...It's better than I ever imagined it would be.
My deepest desire from this point on is that I live on purpose not wasting one day. I want to pour into my children a legacy that not only affects their lives here on earth but eternity as well. I want a larger view of life and God. I want to live more for Him and less for me. I want to treasure the time with Taylor, Averi and Connor that I know will pass too fast.
So today the plan is to surround myself with people I love and celebrate life! One thing I know for sure...middle-age is not going to scare me! My 30's will be the best years yet!! I am blessed beyond belief!