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Is this a sad way to spend a birthday?

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user1485342611 Thu 26-Apr-18 14:48:33

It's my birthday today but am celebrating with family tomorrow. I hadn't bothered to organise anything for tonight because I was supposed to be at a community activity that I'm involved in and had to miss a few meetings recently so didn't want to miss this one as well (no one there knows its my birthday). About twenty minutes ago the meeting was cancelled due to a key person being ill.

So basically my family won't be around until tomorrow and I've no plans for tonight. I don't really want to make a last minute arrangement to meet up with friends (I don't tend to broadcast that it's my birthday). I'd quite like to just have a couple of glasses of wine and watch telly by myself. Does that sound sad? I've never spent my birthday on my own before?

MyHairNeedsAnExorcist Thu 26-Apr-18 14:50:01

Sounds great to me, enjoy!
Happy birthday.

Rogue1234 Thu 26-Apr-18 14:51:06

I don't think that sounds sad at all!

Happy birthday cake

Imsosceptical Thu 26-Apr-18 14:51:55

If you are happy this evening then it’s not sad!! I hate celebrating my birthday, really don’t like the fuss, I’d be perfectly happy with the night you are planning so if you are happy then all I can say is cheers and happy birthday!! Xx

UnicornRainbowColours Thu 26-Apr-18 14:52:50

I spent my bday at work then alone at home lol

mydietstartsmonday Thu 26-Apr-18 14:52:52

Go and get yourself a bottle of champagne & chocs and watch what you want on TV - bliss!

user1485342611 Thu 26-Apr-18 14:52:57

Thanks. Feel better now.

user1485342611 Thu 26-Apr-18 14:53:40

To add, I meet my mum and lunchtime and she bought me a beautiful present and then we went for lunch.

AlpacaBag Thu 26-Apr-18 14:53:45

erm..... it sounds amazing! Enjoy it, and happy birthday! x

ConciseandNice Thu 26-Apr-18 14:54:19

Bloody bliss! Congratulations!

GreenFingersWouldBeHandy Thu 26-Apr-18 14:55:33

That what I'm planning to do for mine (next week!).

Honestly, it's just another day.

PS: Happy birthday! wine cake

Greymisty Thu 26-Apr-18 14:57:02

Enjoy yourself OP and happy birthday wineflowerscake

readysetcake Thu 26-Apr-18 15:31:36

My birthday today too! I’ve been running around after my toddler and getting badly beaten up by my 36 week in uterine baby. Your birthday sounds a million times better than mine, I’m so jealous! Enjoy the wine and peace and have a lovely day celebrating tomorrow with your family 😊

EmmaGrundyForPM Thu 26-Apr-18 15:35:04

That sounds great. If it was me id also treat myself to a family sized bag of crisps to go with the wine....
Happy birthday wine cake flowers

SchadenfreudePersonified Thu 26-Apr-18 15:36:52

Sounds great to me - a day wholly to yourself with no commitments to anyone or anything else - what could be better.

Happy birthday girl - you enjoy every self-indulgent minute of it!

wine cake flowers

user1485342611 Thu 26-Apr-18 15:39:31

Thanks guys smile

AdaColeman Thu 26-Apr-18 15:40:51

Happy Birthday! Enjoy your evening, have you got some snacks/treats to have? How lovely to have had lunch with your Mum! wine wine

DingDongDenny Thu 26-Apr-18 15:45:36

Happy Birthday. I rarely celebrate on my actual birthday when it's a working day - I always shift it to the weekend when I can properly enjoy it. It sounds like you have a lovely time planned for tomorrow

Enjoy tonight - watch what you want, eat something delicious and have some wine wine

BuntyII Thu 26-Apr-18 15:48:02

Happy birthday!! Sounds like a perfect way to spend a day to me grin

Katedotness1963 Thu 26-Apr-18 15:50:10

I've spent a few birthdays on my own. Do something to treat yourself. Some wine? A long soak in the bath? Box of Malteasers? Feet up in front of the telly. As long as you're enjoying it, it's not sad!

Happy Birthday!

Tigerblue Thu 26-Apr-18 15:56:33

Happy Birthday! It's your day and if you haven't got the pressure of having to celebrate with others, do what you want. Treat yourself to something nice to eat as well!

MumofBoysx2 Thu 26-Apr-18 15:58:23

Happy Birthday!
Go to the shop, get your favourite things to eat and drink (or order a takeaway), buy or rent a movie, put your feet up in your PJs and enjoy! :-D

MumofBoysx2 Thu 26-Apr-18 15:58:56

(don't try to put your feet up your PJS, you could end up in a tangled heap, haha, that would be sad!)

Aprilmightbemynewname Thu 26-Apr-18 15:59:30

You need to add chocolate to your evening....

atthecopacopacabana Thu 26-Apr-18 15:59:43

It sounds perfect to me. Posh crisps and wine in pjs. Happy 🎂

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