Happy Birthday! I’m Nerdy-Thirty!

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Happy Birthday to me! I’m thirty! Or, as my wife has taken to saying, I’m Nerdy-Thirty.

Honestly, I’m freaking out a little bit about hitting the 30-year milestone. Just a bit. And while I may be getting older, I have to keep telling myself that I’m in the best shape of my life. I’m the lowest weight I’ve been in probably twenty years (seriously), I ran a 27 minute 5k in my very first race, and I’m on my way to running a half-marathon.

Which will be epic.

I also keep joking this is my half-dead birthday because my dad died this past April, and he was 60 years old. (No one seems to think that’s as clever as I do, btw.) And if I hadn’t changed my lifestyle, it probably would be.

But now, it’s not my half-dead birthday. It’s my half-marathon birthday. And who knows, 31 might be the year of running the full 26.2.

Hard to tell, though. You know how all that wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey stuff is.

So take some advice from a (newly) old man: It’s never too late to change your life for the better. Wouldn’t you rather have a half-marathon birthday than a half-dead one?

B.J. Keeton

B.J. Keeton

B.J. is a geek, gamer, podcaster, and livestreamer. He has been the co-host of the Geek to Geek podcast since 2016, and he helped start the Geek to Geek Media Network. His biggest pet peeve is when someone spells Wookiee with only one E. One time, he told his friends he liked vegetables maybe more than he did Star Wars, and they made him put a dollar in the jar. That should tell you everything you need to know about him. Find him on Twitter as @professorbeej or on Discord as @professorbeej#1337.

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  1. Burek

    Happy birthday Beej! Hopefully we can collaborate on some writing soon!

    • B.J. Keeton

      Absolutely! Just give me an email, and we’ll talk. Once I finish up these manuscripts, I’m going to be much freer for other projects. 😀


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