My birthday started off very very roughly. We went out to dinner at the Rockpool with my twinee. I am not waxing lyrically about it. Company fantastic, service great, ambience great, food average. Anyhow we stayed up till midnight so that H could wish me an official 40th Birthday. R decided to join in and kept both H and I awake till 3.30am via screaming and protesting loudly. Almost like how dare you go out mum, my present is to make my presence felt!
The only way I got her to stop was to grab a sleeping bag and liedown on her cold hard bedroom floor. Hence I am now sick, sandpaper sore throat kinda sick!
I updated my masthead at 3am this morning on one of my many overnight journeys to her. I think she has what I now have and that is why even though she is a bad sleeper her sleep is even more cactus. Anyhow I have digressed.
Eldest daughter E came into wake me up at 7am on my birthday - less then 3 and a half hours of broken sleep and I am woken put on my I am going to enjoy this day as you only turn 40 once smile. I receive my first phone call at 8am my bestest friend from Uni J. She is funny and full of energy and makes me feel alive - 1 hour later, I emerge and H has run a bath for me, where I receive further phonecalls.
We were going to have breakfast out as a unit of 4 but are running so late that we decide to do that while E is at a Princess Party. Drop E off and go to a lovely cafe a couple of suburbs away - yummy delicious breakfast - bacon cooked in the crispy way I love and tomatoes with a smokey overtone. Do a quick park visit with R and pick E up from the party.
Got home present time BUT that will be talked about in PART 2... stay tuned!
H worried as I have not decided where I want to go for dinner. I say beautiful day, I am tired and so are you lets go to the Palm Beach get takeaway and watch the sun go down. I didn't want to sit in a restaurant for the sake of sitting in a restaurant when I felt so tired. It was fun the absolute invigoration you feel when watching waves on a cool winters night is great. R fell into the water upto her neck, luckily my girl guide training has come in handy and I had numerous changes of clothes with us.
Put the girls to bed and H went out to Max Brenner and got me this yummy delight.
Sat down to watch a movie wanted so hard to stay awake but fell asleep.
That was my 40th, I was needed, I was loved, I was also forgotten but thats another story... but I am lucky, oh so lucky...thanks H for being you... you big SPUNK!