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Almost 40 and Grateful

In two weeks, I will be turning 40. I don't know how I'm suppose to feel. All I know is that I am looking forward to it just like any of my previous birthdays. While others are dreading it, I am keeping an open mind. I am at a place in my life right now where I am more tolerant of the things that I cannot change and more open to changes that are still to come. I really don't want to waste my energy in worrying about getting old, so I am going to count my blessings instead.  Without a doubt, my biggest blessing is my imperfect family. I know I often complain about my family, mostly about my parents because they make me feel like I am inadequate sometimes. But even so, family is family and no matter how bad they make me feel, they are still my family. I will always be blessed to have them in my life because if it were not for them, I won't be writing this today.  Then my friends. Through the years I have made friends with really wonderful people but my childhoo