Still trying to nurse a hangover from last night.
Usually I don’t enjoy my birthday too much- I always expect too much and nothing happens at all. This year was so completely different, it really was my most enjoyable birthday in years!
So it was a rainy day in NYC, but I managed to get a seat on the subway(when it rains the train is packed with no standing room).
I was ordering my usual Iced coffee with soy milk from Starbucks (milk doesn’t agree with me too much in the AM- you know what I mean), when I was informed they were out of soy milk. I was sad. Then I proceeded to tell the barista (you, know- THIS ONE) that it was my birthday. He decided that any coffee I wanted that day would be free (of course dude- you totally feel bad from last year!). So free coffee day!
Once at work a co-worker of mine had surprised me with birthday cupcakes:
Shortly thereafter, I received these:
Initially, I thought my husband was being sweet (he sent me flowers & chocolate on Monday to have the whole birthday week)- but it wasn’t.
It was from these sexy people:
I got home and saw that my husband had cleaned 90% of the house (10% is the bedroom of horrors, which I don’t blame him for not venturing into- as he wouldn’t have returned)
I also saw that the lovely man had strung up balloons! Of course, he didn’t actually go out to buy them- he used the girls first birthday balloons, but was a bit creative:
At this point, we got gussied up for a night on the town. My mother came to my home to babysit the girls, looked me in the eye and DID NOT wish me a happy birthday. Thanks mom- for always being consistent with your lack of mothering.
We met up with a few friends at a new “hip” restaurant called “Sh*ang” & then bar hopped.
Of course, One drink in me and I go from this:
All in all it was a WONDERFUL day & night spent with friends and loved ones.
I think 28 will be Great after all….