By forgotten - 19/10/2014 18:19 - United States - Folsom
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Maybe they didn't know when your birthday was? Anyways forget about them, happy birthday! Enjoy it!
I broke a Pole Vault pole and injured my left elbow on my 17th birthday. It left me with multiple issues with vaulting. And I hadn't mentioned to anyone that it was my birthday, until after my accident. No party is still better than humiliating yourself, badly injuring yourself, and gaining multiple mental roadblocks that hold you back from what you love. At least your birthday didn't leave you feeling like a bird with a broken wing, unable to feel the rush of freedom, unable to fly... Just watch as others accomplish what you desperately want to do... Besides, as you get older, party's become more of just a few close friends spending the day together, not a big group of somewhat friends. But that may be just me.
The point he made is that birthday parties and acknowledgement of birthdays isn't all that important, & at least you're healthy and in good condition, with no serious complications and to simply be happy about that. It was all relevant & made a point if you paying attention.
On behalf of FML, I wish you a Happy Birthday! Go out and do somethin fun :D
Are you one of the "kids" on your cross country team or the trainer?
I wondered this too. When I first read the FML I thought Op was the teacher and was confused as to why she cared. Then I read it again and figured Op was probably a student on the team. Could go either way. If you are on the team Op then maybe you have never mentioned your birthday before, or maybe you aren't as close to the other kids as the other birthday girl. Birthdays should be spending time with your family and close friends, maybe these kids are close friends? If not then either try and change that or just throw yourself your own party with the close friends you do have and maybe even invite the team too.