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Had my birthday yesterday

(93 Posts)
Emsgran Sun 02-Jul-17 22:04:11

got two messages, how sad is that?

Nannylovesshopping Sun 02-Jul-17 22:08:17

Well Emsgran here's another one, hope you had a lovely day, many happy returns smile

Chewbacca Sun 02-Jul-17 22:18:59

Sorry you didn't have the birthday you'd hoped for Emsgran, is there any chance that you'll be meeting up with friends or family later in the week to have a small celebration? flowers these are for you.

Moocow Sun 02-Jul-17 22:20:08

happy birthday for yesterday. Hope you treated yoyrself in some way.

gillybob Sun 02-Jul-17 22:38:34

Belated birthday wishes from me too Emsgran flowers

Just wondering if maybe you are just a very small family ?
I do hope you are able to give yourself a little treat in the next few days anyway.

BlueBelle Sun 02-Jul-17 22:39:36

Happy belated birthday Emsgran I m sorry you are feeling sad, birthdays aren't always the best nor Christmas I don't know what else to say we can't make up for what you are missing xx

Kateykrunch Sun 02-Jul-17 22:48:35

Happy Birthday for yesterday Emsgran, all the best, Katey x

Maggiemaybe Sun 02-Jul-17 22:57:10

Belated happy birthday wishes, Emsgran! flowers

cornergran Sun 02-Jul-17 23:32:01

Belated birthday wishes from me, too, emsgran. I hope you were able to do something for yourself today, if not you must tomorrow. It's hard when 'special' days seem to be overlooked. Be good to yourself. Here are more flowers.

Marydoll Sun 02-Jul-17 23:38:45

Happy belated birthday. ?

Coolgran65 Mon 03-Jul-17 01:21:05

Can you give yourself a birthday treat. Is there anything that you've fancied for ages. What about a pair of really comfy but funky shoes/trainers.
Or perhaps make yourself an afternoon tea treat time, ( invite someone to join you if you'd like ).... tea in a China cup with a few nice sandwiches and pastries. You could have it with a magazine or book you'd really enjoy. Or a film you really want to see.

Book yourself a back massage or a facial, perhaps just a visit to the chiropodist.

It has to be something to make you feel good and that you don't normally do in your routine day.


Emsgran Mon 03-Jul-17 06:23:57

Thanks everyone, just need to add that I had visits and flowers etc from my 3 children. Just feeling bad at my lack of friends. Been reading these forums for a while and only just plucked up the courage to write. Hopefully make some new friendships on here

Greenfinch Mon 03-Jul-17 07:00:32

Yes indeed.The friendships on here can feel very real especially if you can get to a meet up.Do you live in the South ?

kittylester Mon 03-Jul-17 07:03:55

Many happy returns for yesterday. cupcake

nanaK54 Mon 03-Jul-17 07:32:33

All good wishes from me tooflowers

DanniRae Mon 03-Jul-17 08:05:24

Hi Emsgran - It was my birthday too! So we can be birthday friends, eh?
I was 69 shock- not happy about that, but better than the alternative I think?

DanniRae Mon 03-Jul-17 08:06:52

PS - I live in the South Greenfinch

shysal Mon 03-Jul-17 08:12:11

Belated birthday wishes to you both, Emsgran and DanniRae. I felt a bit the same on my birthday last month, only receiving 5 cards. Hope you won't mind sharing this cake.

DanniRae Mon 03-Jul-17 09:03:06

That is so nice of you shysal - Thank You very much. I am going to have a slice with a cup of tea in a minute - was going to say later this afternoon but can't wait that long!!

Parklife1 Mon 03-Jul-17 09:55:02

My birthday was last week and I don't get many cards either, but then I never have really, at least, not since I was a youngster.

I live in the south too. On the south coast in fact. Anyone nearby?

Juggernaut Mon 03-Jul-17 10:03:33

Belated Birthday Greetings to Emsgran & DanniRae!

Cambia Mon 03-Jul-17 10:04:01

I don't get many cards either but am quite an introvert and not terribly sociable! So long as my husband and sons send one, I am quite happy. Happy Birthday to you!

Juggernaut Mon 03-Jul-17 10:05:57

Belated Birthday Greetings to you too!

dragonfly46 Mon 03-Jul-17 10:09:26

Join Facebook I get about 60 messages from friends far and wide. It really cheers me up as my birthday itself isn't that special as my children live so far away.

Mary59nana Mon 03-Jul-17 10:14:18

Happy birthday
Treat yourself to something special even if it's a cream doughnut and a cup of tea sat in your garden.
That's what I'll be doing flowers