Crap! It’s My Birthday! (1 min read)

I thought I’d decorate the room with 28 balloons. But now I’m out of breath after blowing up just ten. Huffing and puffing, I gulp down one full bottle of water and get on with number 11.

Doorbell rings. Cake has arrived. I run to the door. It’s a small mango-flavored cake. I set the cake on the table. Just ten minutes left to midnight. Where the hell are the candles now? I run around the house. And so do the balloons. They fly here and there, some bouncing on my bed, some going under it and some stalking me. **Sigh**

I can’t believe my eyes. The candles were lying on my bed the whole time. I mutter curses while setting them on the cake. But there are only 21 candles! I ordered 28. Definitely there was some mix-up at the store. Crap!

Oh, and what about the balloons? I have only 11. And just five minutes left. I manage to blow up three more within the next 2 minutes. And I can tell, right now, they have more air than I have in my lungs.

My dress is half drenched in sweat. Yet I can’t turn on the fan. I light the candles. The clock strikes 12. I look around the room. Apparently, I suck at this.

Never mind. Let’s get the party started. Suddenly a crazy wind pours in. Five candles get blown out. Two balloons fly up, land onto the cake and end up bursting, spoiling the last two letters of the name. Wow, suddenly the windless day decides to go barmy too!

I burst out laughing. ‘I always knew this was a crazy idea. Anyway, happy 28th birthday to me!’ I bend down and blow out rest of the candles hurriedly lest the universe do so.


Written by Chirasree Bose

45 thoughts on “Crap! It’s My Birthday! (1 min read)

  1. A very very birthday to my fellow blogger. Hope you have a wonderful day ahead and a wonderful life. 🌸🌼🌸🌼All good wishes and yea mango cake always worth a whileπŸ˜…πŸ˜…. All good wishes to you. Hope this universe keep doing wonders for you. May God bless you.

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    1. πŸ™‚ Thank you

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  2. Happy Birthday. Have a wonderful year ahead πŸ™‚

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    1. Thank you πŸ™‚

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  3. Happy birthday my dear blogger friend, where were your other family members to help you blowing the balloons?

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    1. I stay away from my family for work 😦 Never mind. Thank you so much for the wish πŸ™‚

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      1. Awww that’s sad to know but what to do, enjoy your time, hope your colleague or friend have took you out somewhere!

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      2. πŸ™‚ Yes they will

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  4. Why ? Why didn’t you use the baloon inflator pump !!! ⭐ πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

    Many many happy returns of the day once again

    🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈

    Here goes 28 baloons πŸ˜‚ enjoy !!

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    1. πŸ™‚ He he . I wish I had remembered to buy it. Last minute plans are bummers. 😦

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  5. A very happy birthday to you dear..May the universe grant all your wishes..You are turning to be an amazing blogger..God bless.. Cheers 😘

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    1. πŸ™‚ thank you so much

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  6. Congratulations and wish you a very happy birthday!! Enjoy and have a charming day

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    1. πŸ™‚ Thank you

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  7. A very happy birthday to you madam πŸ™‚

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    1. thank you 😊

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  8. Many many happy returns of the day Sree!! Wishing you hope, happiness and health 😘
    I get along well with Geminis as friends they are fun to have around. You are two years younger than me.
    Lots of love
    Big hug 😍😘

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    1. hehe😊thank you. I know. You wrote a post after you had turned 30. I remember

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      1. Nice 😊

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  9. Wishing you a very happy Birthday and a wonderful year ahead !

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    1. thank you 😊

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  10. Happy Birthday!!! All the best!

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    1. thank you 😊

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  11. Happy birthday………have a blast πŸ™‚

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    1. thank you 😊

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  12. Happy Birthday πŸ˜‡

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    1. thank you 😊

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  13. Happy birthday dear.. God bless you

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    1. Thank you so much πŸ™‚

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  14. Wish You A Happiest Birthday Dear πŸŽ‚

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    1. Thank you πŸ™‚

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  15. Happy Belated birthday

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    1. Thank you πŸ™‚

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  16. Happy Birthday πŸŽˆπŸŽ†πŸŽ‚πŸŽ

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    1. thank you 😊

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  17. Happy birthday to u
    God bless you.

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    1. thank you 😊

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  18. Many happy returns of the day. πŸ™‚

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  19. Many many happy returns of the day, cheersπŸŽ‚πŸŒ·πŸ’•

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      1. My pleasure always friend🌹

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