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16 Tiny Miracles Only Thirtysomethings Can Appreciate

It's the little things, y'know?

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1. Drinking more than two drinks and waking up without a hangover.

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::wakes up to head not throbbing:: Thank you, Lord.

2. Eating pizza and not having your acid reflux kick in.

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No Pepcid no problem.

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3. Only being invited to ONE wedding during the summer.

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And it's nearby? Double score!

4. Seeing a band from your youth that still rocks.

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And they played the hits! Could it get any better?

5. Staying up late and not feeling tired the next morning.

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Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed on seven hours sleep? I'll take it.

6. Bingeing on junk food and STILL fitting into your skinny jeans.

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How you ask? Must've been that falling star you wished on.

7. Having a birthday and not feeling old and sad about it.

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I actually feel pretty good being 34, thank you very much.

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8. Informing someone that you're single and not getting the third degree about it.

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Nobody is asking why you haven't settled down yet ? Wow, this is a first.

9. Going on Facebook and not seeing a million engagement announcements and/or new baby photos.

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I mean, good for them, but it's nice not having your newsfeed clogged with that stuff from time to time.

10. Mentioning an old movie to a young co-worker and finding out that they've seen it.

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"Wait, you've seen Big Trouble in Little China? And you're 22?! There is hope for the world!"

11. Correctly using slang without embarrassing yourself.

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For real doe.

12. Not being called "ma'am" or "sir" by someone younger than you.

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Especially if it's a day where you're feeling less than youthful.

13. Being invited to go out at a reasonable hour, say 7 p.m., or so.

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"Your birthday party starts at 11 p.m.? Uh... how about I just send you a card?"

14. Getting carded when you least expect it.

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"You need to see my ID? Bless you, young man."

15. Going wine tasting and actually drinking in moderation.

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Usually you're drunk after the first stop, but this time you actually want to enjoy the wine and not simply get shitfaced.

16. Getting a day off with no errands to run, no one to see, and actually having time to yourself.

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Because your thirties are one of the busiest times in your life, so a little "me time" is always, ALWAYS, a tiny miracle.

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