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03 February 2008 @ 12:42 am
Turning 38 (gasp!)....  
...wasn't as bad as I thought. In fact, the whole year prior to this week, I'd been mistakenly telling everyone that I was 38, so it doesn't really feel too bad to actually be 38... I know, whatever works... ;)

My birthday was really nice... I woke up to so many lovely messages here, on MySpace, Facebook, etc. emails, ecards - from lovely lovely friends (thank you all so much again!!!) Then at work, my office mates planned a yummy lunch from Big City Diner and got me a GC for the mall across the street from our office. :) I even heard from my former boss, who, after all these years of leaving our company for the competitor, still calls me and sends me an ecard on my birthday. How sweet is he? :)

Mark took me out for a celebratory dinner at P.F. Chang's this evening. We had so much fun!! We had the veggie lettuce wraps, grilled eggplant, some WONDERFUL veggie mabo tofu, and of course, the lovely, LOVELY Lucky 8 dessert. I must've gained several pounds, but I'll wait until Monday to worry about it. ;)

Speaking of which, this has been a week of eating!! Monday night we had our department's annual new year sales kick-off rally - which was held at Vino's and I had a lovely 5 course veggie meal... Wednesday was my lunch in the office from Big City Diner, and Friday we attended a going away luncheon for one of my co-workers/friends who's moving to Arizona. LOTS of food + no working out = bad week and possibly having to take out my larger sized clothes next week... :P

On that lovely note ;P, I leave you all with photos of my week of food-ventures. ;)


Mark sent an arrangement of flowers to my office on Wednesday. Isn't he sweet??


The girls at my co-worker's going away lunch.


The whole gang at Willows wishing our co-worker well.


With Mark at P.F. Chang's


Here is the "Lucky 8" dessert! It was chocolate egg rolls with caramel sauce
& crushed toffee candy. SOOOOO delicious!!!


I'm off to pass out.... Hope you're all having a nice weekend!! Big HUGS and thanks again to everyone!!
 
 
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ajayne on February 3rd, 2008 04:20 pm (UTC)
That dessert looks SO good!! Wow!! You look so great in the pictures and the flowers Mark sent are so pretty!! :) Happy Birthday!!
Sheri: Sheri - yahoo iconshutterbug93 on February 4th, 2008 01:35 am (UTC)
The dessert was just delicious!! We were SOOO full, but we couldn't help but order it - it was one of the highlights of the whole meal! :D Thanks so much for your sweet comments on the photos! I just love the arrangement of flowers that Mark gave me - he's SO sweet!! HUGS!!
ajayne on February 4th, 2008 05:20 am (UTC)
I wish Joe would do stuff like that - send me flowers on my birthday. But he doesn't like to because they die. *sigh* But I LOVE them.
UnderWorldFayunderworldfairy on February 3rd, 2008 05:21 pm (UTC)
the flower arrangement is pretty.. and that dessert looks awesome! im glad you had such a great bday week =)
Sheri: Sheri - yahoo iconshutterbug93 on February 4th, 2008 01:36 am (UTC)
I love the flowers that Mark sent - he's such a sweetie!! :D And the dessert was heavenly!! Thanks so much for all your nice wishes this week!! HUGS!!
Michael Corleyclivec on February 3rd, 2008 05:37 pm (UTC)
Happy Birthday. You look all of 28.
Sheri: Sheri - yahoo iconshutterbug93 on February 4th, 2008 01:37 am (UTC)
Thank you SO MUCH!! You are much too sweet!!! HUGS!
karmastyxkarmastyx on February 3rd, 2008 08:58 pm (UTC)
Sheri, you know what you look so lovely. :)


I got your comment on myspace. I will let you know soon about it. Sounds like it could be nice. :)

I'm glad you had a good birthday.
Sheri: Sheri - yahoo iconshutterbug93 on February 4th, 2008 01:38 am (UTC)
Awwww, Laura, you are so sweet!! Thanks for your kind comments!

I hope I'm able to see you guys! It's been a while and I know it'll be hard once the wee one arrives.

Thanks so much for all your sweet wishes this week. :D HUGS!
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Sheri: Sheri - yahoo iconshutterbug93 on February 4th, 2008 01:40 am (UTC)
Haha!! Thankfully I've prepared for this the whole year. ;) Maybe I should start telling people I'm 39 in preparation for next year! ;) :)

You're doing so well on your diet - I'm so inspired by the amount of weight that you've lost!! When I was on a strict diet, I did use LJ (and your posts) to live vicariously, though so I do understand! :D HUGS!!
Sabine: Micki Kaisergartensabine10 on February 4th, 2008 09:51 am (UTC)
I'm happy that you had a nice week and a wonderful birthday! :) Thanks for sharing the photos. You really look great and you both look happy, too. The flowers Mark sent you look so pretty and that dessert does not only sound very delicious to me but also makes me wish that I had some chocolate at home. :) I'm sending love and hugs to you, Sheri!
Sheri: Sheri - yahoo iconshutterbug93 on February 4th, 2008 04:31 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much, Sabine!! The flowers that Mark sent were really sweet and the dessert was just heavenly!! :) This week I need to consentrate on losing all that weight I put on, though. ;) Big HUGS to you!!
waytoocoolrevwaytoocoolrev on February 5th, 2008 03:43 am (UTC)
Great pictures! Looks like lots of fun, and of course great food! I hope you had a great weekend and that your week is getting off to a good start!