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My Birthday and I don't like any fuss.

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JonesKpj000 Sun 30-Jun-19 15:56:14

It's my birthday today. and I just hate celebrating it. I have had texts and cards and been for a lovely walk with my husband and dog. I walk most days and am happy just having a normal day. Am I being miserable or does anyone else feel like this on their special day?

Sara65 Sun 30-Jun-19 16:03:51

I’m a miserable cow when it comes to my birthday, like you, just want a normal day

MawBroonsback Sun 30-Jun-19 16:13:23

Perfectly understandable but I am glad you are spending it doing the things you like. flowers

JonesKpj000 Sun 30-Jun-19 16:14:03

Thank you Sara65, glad i'm not on my own. I don't mind other people's birthdays, just my own!! Have a good day.

JonesKpj000 Sun 30-Jun-19 16:19:37

Thank you MawBroonsback. I'm just off to potter in the garden and hubby cooking the tea. So i'm happy. Enjoy the rest of your day too.

EllanVannin Sun 30-Jun-19 16:19:56

At least I can wish you what's left of a Happy Birthday. Just keep on enjoying what you want to do.

kittylester Sun 30-Jun-19 16:29:04

I dont like being centre of attention but I loved having a fuss made of me on my 70th.

Glad you are having a nice day.

Happy birthday! cupcake

Sara65 Sun 30-Jun-19 16:30:33


I agree, I’m happy to celebrate anyone else’s birthday, just not mine!

Enjoy what’s left of it, it will soon be over till next year

Bellasnana Sun 30-Jun-19 16:47:20

It’s mine tomorrow and I feel like you. It’s just another day.
The following day would have been my sister’s 67th birthday, but she died 13 years ago. I know I’m lucky to still be here, and I’m grateful for that, but I don’t like a fuss.

Happy birthday JonesKpj 🎂💐

Grannybags Sun 30-Jun-19 16:54:58

It's mine on Thursday. I don't usually like any fuss but this year I'll be at GD1s sports day, postponed from a rainy week in June, so I'll enjoy that and a take away to follow!

Happy Birthday to all Cancerians!

BlueBelle Sun 30-Jun-19 17:06:42

Just carry on doing it your way and have a good day doing what you’re doing
I ve never had a party since I was about 10 part of me would love one but the other part wouldn’t and so far the other part has won

Sara65 Sun 30-Jun-19 17:08:11


Several of my family are cancerians, all lovely people

Happy Birthday

GabriellaG54 Sun 30-Jun-19 17:53:19

🎂? 🍾? 🎁🎉🎈?
Ok...I hope you enjoyed your walk today. grin

GrannyGravy13 Sun 30-Jun-19 18:31:26

I am also a Cancerian, it's your birthday spend it doing what you want to do JonesKpj000 💐

lemongrove Sun 30-Jun-19 19:47:01

I love having a birthday, cards, presents, cake.....the more fuss the better 😁🍰🍸🎉🎁🛍 letting all my GN friends know in advance.

GrannyGravy13 Sun 30-Jun-19 19:52:21

lemongrove give me some advance warning and I will put banners up in the argy!!!!! (I know someone who knows someone with some genuine knocked off fizz 🍾🍾🍾🍾)

Alexa Sun 30-Jun-19 19:52:46

Happy dog walk ,JonesKpj000, sounds as if you planned your birthday just beautifully.

lemongrove Sun 30-Jun-19 19:54:16

GG13 😃👍🏻 I shall look forward to it.

Fennel Sun 30-Jun-19 20:02:46

I hate a fuss too. Even When had my 80th a few year ago- i just din't want to know.
W were living thousands of miles away from anyone any way. Didn't tell them in the french commune where we lived either.
It was nice to get the cards though.

annodomini Sun 30-Jun-19 20:44:37

Everyone makes a fuss on my birthday. They even light bonfires and have lovely fireworks. What a lucky old thing I am. grin

Grannybags Sun 30-Jun-19 20:54:33

Thank you Sara65 smile

lemongrove Sun 30-Jun-19 21:22:30

annodomini long as they don’t stick you on the top of the bonfire😁

etheltbags1 Sun 30-Jun-19 21:32:01

I'm 65 in October and no one apart from familybwill know, however happy birthday to anyone who has a birthday this weekflowerscupcakewine

NanKate Sun 30-Jun-19 22:13:28

I’m just grateful I have family around me who want to celebrate my birthday. I love my DGSs blowing those paper whistles and letting off exploding paper streamers and indulging in choc cake. We do it for everyone’s birthday in the family.

crazyH Sun 30-Jun-19 22:20:53

Happy Birthday JonesK - 🎈🎉🎂💐