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34.

One of the things I love most about my birthday is that it falls so close to the beginning of the year. A new calendar year and new life year start together. 
I also love that I share a birthday with Kate, Duchess of Cambridge. 
You know, the important things. 

I've thought a lot about this year and what it would be like. Not because I've now officially hit my mid-30's (oh my goodness, really??) but what will 2019 and 34 hold?

The last two years have been the hardest I've faced. Everything felt like it was breaking to pieces, and I was never fast enough to gather them all up before they landed, or good enough to keep everything together. These pieces were significant chunks of my identity. Things (and people!) I had placed a lot of value in, that I thought defined me, were gone. Slowly, suddenly, systematically, chaotically. It felt very much like I was being stripped away, and that there wasn't much else there. 
At the same time, the world also seemed to be falling apa…