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Woo Hoo! It's My Birth-fooking-day

Happy birthday to me, Happy birthday to me, Happy birthday to me, Happy birthday toooooo mmmmmeeeeee.... clap, clap, clap, clap, clap, clap!!!! Tomorrow, not doing anything in particular. In fact, not doing anything at all. Not sending the kids to school, cancelled piano classes for them, no cooking, no cleaning, no washing, no laundry, no sweeping, no work....not a single thing. I am just going to pig out. And oh, one more thing, I just practised doing something I am really bad at...and that's in saying NO. My mother-in-law called me and asked me if I wanted to go 'pasar' tomorrow morning. I didn't lah, but I felt that, as usual, it would be more convenient for her that I fetched her there. If not, she's got to take taxi there and all that....with that load of vegetables and meat she buys, OK? Not kidding...she buys a whole damn lot! So, I said 'OK' albeit a bit reluctantly because at the back of my mind, I was having this big pig-out party all planned out with nothing on the agenda. Then I think, think, think,, it's my fooking birthday, right? I should be the first to do anything to make sure I am happy, right? If I go pasar with her means that I might as well send the kids to school...which is one of the major things I am trying to avoid doing. So, I called her sheepishly. Me: Hellow, mother hee....tomorrow-ah, my birthday-lah. I what also don't want to do, where also don't want to go MIL: that ah...oh, OK lah, we take taxi lah, like that Me: Eh, wait. You can wait until Thursday, right? Got some more vege in the fridge or not? MIL: Like that sure got lah, where got wait until last minute wan? Me: Like that you wait till Thursday, can or not? MIL: You ah....(laugh) like that also can. Me: Whhhaaatttt??? My birthday, you know. Once a year, treat myself kow-kow nice can, right? I am not cooking, not cleaning, not washing...not doing anything tomorrow. Just be a pig for a day. MIL: (chuckling) ah. Then no need to eat ah? Me: Whatever lah. Roti, ta-pow, whatever lah. As long as no need to cook and clean can already lah. MIL: Can lah, can lah. OK, Thursday-lah. Me: Hee hee hee..... See? Actually, my MIL is actually very nice person, you know. I am a very blessed person to have her as a MIL cause she really do a lot of things for the people around her wan...and most of the time, the people around her take advantage of her. She's got her bad points lah but I can tell you her good points are more than her bad ones. Bless my mother-in-law. Bless my kids for cleaning their own rooms today because it's mommy's birthday. Bless them again because they showered all by themselves, put on their own pajamas and 'surprised' me with it because it's my birthday. Woo Hoo!!! It's my birthday....

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