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Old 02-25-2003, 07:29 PM   #1
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Anyone else here know how it feels to be the friend who remembers EVERYONE else's birthday...and then when it's yours, you are forgotten? Today is my birthday, and almost all of my friends forgot, and I mean people I've known fifteen to twenty years. I'm trying not to let it bother me, but it hurts me. My husband calls me the Hallmark queen-I always remember to send cards or call my friends...even one of my own sisters forgot.

Okay, that's my whine for the day. Getting hugs and hearing "I love you so much, mommy" from my son cheered me up...and American Idol is on soon, so that's always fun to watch. I did take today off work, met some friends for lunch and went shopping. (got a beautiful blouse on sale at Kohls) My sweet husband bought me a dozen roses, and gave me a gift certificate to the British amazon website (I am a book buying addict, I really need a twelve step program-I love tons of authors from England/Ireland who aren't published here). So I really shouldn't complain. I'm very lucky.

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Old 02-25-2003, 07:36 PM   #2
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i am so sorry, sherry! i am the remembering type too.

yes, just have fun with the people around you that are the most important. =)
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Old 02-25-2003, 07:43 PM   #3
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHERRY!!
How young? I'm glad you had a good day even if some ppl forgot.
Me I drop a stack of hints even my dh can't ignore! Something along the lines of "hey it's my birthday next week" usually does the trick

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Old 02-25-2003, 07:54 PM   #4
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happy birthday!!!!!!! glad you had a good one, in spite of those other people in your life. well, they still have some time, since i'm sure you're willing to keep the presents coming for another month or so!!!

enjoy the roses!
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Old 02-25-2003, 08:31 PM   #5
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Old 02-25-2003, 10:38 PM   #6
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! Don't be too hard on your friends ... they'll probably remember tomorrow!
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Old 02-25-2003, 11:31 PM   #7
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Yes, it sucks to be forgotten. I'm glad you had a good birthday in spite of it!
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Old 02-25-2003, 11:33 PM   #8
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Happy Birthday to you!

Sounds like some nice things happened today even if some people forgot. Try to hang onto the memory of those thihgs.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!

iT'S ok TO WHINE SOMETIMES!!

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Old 02-26-2003, 01:02 AM   #10
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I hope your birthday turned out to be wonderful, Sherry.
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Old 02-26-2003, 07:14 AM   #11
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Thank you all so much!!! You are all so sweet! I really appreciate it.

It was my 34th birthday...and damn, do I want to reach goal before my 35th birthday!!!

Hugs,
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Old 02-26-2003, 07:48 AM   #12
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Happy Birthday Sherry

Birthdays are "me" days.. and everyone should treat you royal on your birthday
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Happy Birthday!!!!

Hope you had a great day!!! I know what you mean...my best friend forgot to call me on my special day last year. Almost killed me not to call her on it...but then again, I forgot my mom last year.

Sounds like you had a special day anyway!!!
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Happy (late) Birthday! Whine away, it was your special day!
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Happy belated birthday! I'm glad you had a pretty good day, even though some of your friends forgot. My younger brother is notorious for forgetting birthdays; this year, I wrapped up a box of birthday cards with a list of all our family birthdays enclosed and gave it to him as a New Year's gift
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