Birthday, Goals

32.

Today I turned 32. If you happen to follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that my day (and mine and Matt’s birthday week in general) did not go exactly as we’d hoped. But rather than talk about all that went laughably not-great this week, let’s talk about how now, at 32, I actually kinda sorta …

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