|She's a pretty super girl|
It's certainly a mark all of us are aware of from the time we're kids. But when Jamie was 17, she was diagnosed with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (or, FSGS, for you amateurs out there). I won't belabor you with the details, you can read up on it here. In short, when you get diagnosed with anything at that age, a 40th birthday becomes something to celebrate.
If you can cast your memory back to a simpler time, when Bill Clinton was still in his first term, when Ace of Base ruled the airwaves and you had to be assigned the personality of one of the cast of Friends for some reason (I was the Marcel of our gang) - a much thinner The League was wooing an Aniston-coiffed Jamie.