Tuesday, September 3, 2013
A mixed bag of birthday emotions
Howdy do all!
Did you get to enjoy an extended weekend due to the holiday? I hope so!
It was my birthday weekend and the Mr got me my traditional Hello Kitty cake. It looks like she threw up on it...I loved it!
I felt really bad because I kind of had the birthday blues and I was in a crappy, weepy, depressed mood for a lot of the weekend. It's not like it was some big milestone birthday or anything but it's just a lot of little things added up to a big poo-fest. I credit him for hanging in there, listening to me and letting me cry because he's gotten the same thing some years. We also had a medical crisis with a family member and thankfully it was nothing life threatening. I'll be honest, the stress of everything made me over-indulge. We kind of had an "I don't give a crap" attitude and a pint of ice cream each in a day might've made it's way into our guts. We're doing a family gathering tonight and we usually go out to a restaurant and I even said which one I'd like to go to this year and when I got an email asking when I wanted to go, I was given geographical restrictions on where to go. Gee, the city where I'd previously mentioned I wanted to go was listed, how coincidental. I chose to do a fro-yo place because it was something I could fit into my calories and if I wasn't going to get to go to the place I'd been planning on for a year then I wasn't going to go somewhere I didn't like to make everyone else happy. Next year I am not going to sacrifice the place I want to go because people don't want to drive to that side of town. We drive 30 minutes to the other side of town for their birthday dinners (the same amount of time it would take to get to my place) and it kind of set a tone of suckitude for this birthday. I know it sounds petty but we go out to dinner to places we hate that have crappy food for everyone else and I'm sick of people not wanting to do the same for us or griping about it. I'll say "the Mr and I are going to XX for my birthday dinner, if you want to join us, fine. If not, see ya next year." I know that might sound bratty but I don't like being held to a different standard than everyone else when I look forward to one day a year that's supposed to be about me for ONE hour! Sorry if I don't like soulless chain restaurants in the 'burbs over mom and pop places. *rolling eyes* (As you can see, I'm still a little irritated! LOL)
But the Mr made my actual birthday nice. We hit up a living estate sale and I picked up a few things. We had a clown cone from Baskin Robbins. I hadn't had one probably in 20 years and the lady made them specifically for us. Yes, I'm in my 30's and I like clown cones...deal with it lady. Actually, she was more than happy to do it, the dude behind the counter looked at me like "grow up!" Screw you. I might have to grow old but grow up? No thanks. I pay my bills and taxes on time...now frost up an ice cream cone, you rat bastard! :-P
I got the following from the Mr...Self-Inflicted Wounds: Heartwarming Tales of Epic Humiliation (I LOVE Aisha Tyler! Looking forward to reading more of this!), Warm Bodies (This was a great movie! This will be an awesome addition to the library!), Self Healing Green Cutting Mat 18 x 24 inches (This'll help with my crafty crap as I cut and schtuff) and of course Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke. My other favorite songs on that one are Ooo La La, Ain't No Hat 4 That and Go Stupid 4 U. (Not a fan of using the #4 in place of "for"...I wanted to slap Prince when he did it back in the day as well.) My friend got me an upgraded food processor I wanted too. So even before the family dinner, I have a pretty good haul under my belt!
How did you spend your weekend?
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