A Birthday 11


Today is my birthday.

Today I am a year older than yesterday.

Today I am no wiser than yesterday so I’m not totally on board with being any older.

Today B Lloyd totally believes that I am 21. I honestly have not made her believe this. A couple of years ago when she had no concept of age or birthdays only occurring once a year, she thought I was 3 the same as her. Somehow over the last year she has decided the number I am is much less than Nanna Gibbs so therefore it must be 20. Because 20 is a big number. Today I am 21.

I have said it before, and I will say it again.

Seeing the world through the eyes of a 5 year old. Awesome.

Today I will be mostly trying to work out how it is 7 weeks since Harry Lloyd was stillborn and how I am not celebrating my birthday being 32 weeks pregnant. All milestones have been hard, but this feels a particularly tough one.

Today when I blow out my birthday candles I only have one wish.

 


About louise

One member of Team Lloyd, Sharing our expat tales and adventures, loves photography and capturing "that moment" Currently can be found in the sunshine, Southern California.


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