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My name is Sasha

On The Big 3-0

Published about 2 months ago • 1 min read

Closing the chapter on a decade seemed so daunting.

I wrote the post below when I turned 30. With just a few updates, revisiting this post, reminds me of how most things are true, not matter how much time has past.

I’ve was dreading the day for months. Then I stopped and decided to change my thinking. Instead looking back I wanted to rather share 30 things I’m was (and still am) grateful for:

  1. My children who inspire me daily to be a better version of me👩‍👧‍👦
  2. A month after turning 30, I met a wonderful human, who has become my rock. I am eternally grateful for having him in my life.
  3. Isabella-my heart is filled with you 👼
  4. My sister.When you strike a woman,you strike a rock. She’s been my rock forever🌟
  5. My mother.A woman with grace and so much love. 🌸
  6. My brother. Who loves his family so much ❤️
  7. Jesse such a wonderful uncle and add-on brother. Couldn’t have chosen anyone better 🤩
  8. Cherie - a soul so sweet we’ve fallen in love with you. 😇
  9. Mr Cardy - grandfather to all of us 🤓
  10. Extended family who’ve just loved me and my children ☺️
  11. My health - haven’t had any serious issues🏃‍♀️
  12. Articles 📚 - to bosses who gave me a chance and believed in me. Despite the challenges I faced.
  13. Friends. 💃🕺You know exactly who you are. Stood by me. Supported me. Showered me with love no matter the distance. Understood the cancelled dinners and social time.
  14. Joburg and fresh starts 🌞
  15. Car & all the miles we’ve travel safely through
  16. A home that’s safe🏡
  17. Food - 🥘 the glorious delicious treats that keep me glued to my table while I study
  18. Grace 🌈and forgiveness that has marked so many moments of my life ✨
  19. Hope - keeps me waking up every morning 💫
  20. A beautiful country I call home🌲
  21. The many many lessons I’ve learnt over the past 30 years.Painful as they were I’m not grateful for how they changed me🌹🌷
  22. Unisa. - allowing me to change my life 📖
  23. Democracy that gave me a chance to dream 🌼
  24. Sugar and it’s disastrous effects on my hips 😂
  25. My childhood full of memories that I often relive 👶
  26. Teenage years & all the dreams I once had. Believed I could touch the stars 🧚‍♂️
  27. The decade that was - my hard 20’s. As difficult as they were, I learnt to persevere, be strong, be patient. To be a warrior 🧝🏼‍♀️
  28. My story amazing journey called life 🌼
  29. The future & all the magic it holds ☄️
  30. God who keeps finding, no matter how many times I get lost🙏

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2022-07-04

3-0

My name is Sasha

And I am a little lost.

Marriage, divorce, single mum, employee, expat living, remote working, business building, improving my mental health, relationships... so much to figure out.I am on a journey to find myself, create a new path for my kids and live a life true to me.Join me on this unconventional journey.

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