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Happy Birthday to Me!!

Dear Sep,

It’s your birthday!

I’m writing this as your year younger counterpart, or maybe I’m a companion? I don’t know, don’t ask me the technicalities.

I’m sure you’re very excited, and I’m sure your friends and family have surprised you, just the way you like it, and made you super excited for today.

I know, sometimes, it feels like everything will change next year. School, friends, classes, teachers, cities. But it’ll be fine. You’ll have life in control.

I know, it’s hard for you, to imagine life after this year. But you’ll do alright. I know you will. For now, just go with the flow. You’re unique, and you’re flawed, and it’s perfectly alright.

It’s okay to be selfish Sep.

It’s okay to want things for yourself.

It’s okay to be ambitious.

It’s okay to want to be a rebel.

I just want you to remember, that you’ve come a long way. From the stupid girl who spoke too much in class, you’re now a strong, independent girl who got trophies in international debate competitions. You’re no longer scared of the world, you’re confident. You have been successful in whatever you put your mind to.

You became a reader because you wanted to, you polished your speaking skills, because you wanted to. You cracked Behes, you cracked Diplomathon and WSC.

You’re YOU. You’ll be good at whatever you do. You’ll make it good.

As you turn a year older, you’ll become wiser, and more immature. Just never lose the silly, weird, psycho you.

Happy Birthday. You’re perfect the way you are.

~ younger Sep.


Dear Bloggers and everyone who’s reading this,

It’s my birthday today. And I have a feeling this is going to be my best birthday ever. Before today, I shared my birthday with my family. But today, I have so many friends to be thankful and grateful for. Last year, on this date, I started out a blog (on blogger) but it was still a blog. Never in my wildest dreams did I expect to get to know so many people, and such nice people who I’ve come to care about.

Here’s a shoutout to all the wonderful friends I’ve made.

1)Pannaga-

Yes Pan, you’re first. You’re the first real friend I made online. Remember how we started off on blog comments, then goodreads, then whatsapp and then gchat? I am so so sooo thankful to the world for making me meet you (online). You’re a best friend, an older sister, a younger sibling and a mom all combined. I adore you, thank you so much for being you!!

2)Rayna-

Look how I wrote your actual name? Ray darl, you’ve been a total younger sister for me. You’re SUCH A COOL KID. I have no idea how we started off (blame my memory) but I’m very glad for you too. Ray, Rayndrop, and Ray of sunshine. Keep being sarcastic and keep giving me advice. ‘Cause believe it or not people, 6th graders have EPIC advice.

3) PBS-

HEY LOOK. Pbj, it’s you in the list. You and your on the spot sense of humour. I do remember how we started off, you were this super brainy, super polite whiz kid who I thought was in 12th but actually wasn’t. And then I had a science exam and I turned to you for *help* and then we started talking. Then I had a huge fight with my irl friend and turned to you for *help* again. And then we REALLY started talking. I’ve got to know you so much more than just whiz kid now. Keep being my support pillar Pbj.

4) Riddhi

Okay, I’ll be honest now. When I started out blogging, Ridhs, you were my inspiration. You had such a cool blog, I mean, you still do. And your posts were always on time, and you had a niche for your featured images, and you had fun bookish stuff too. I just wanted to be so much like you. I’m glad for the time we got to know each other, and I’ll say it again, I love your blog, very much.

5) Simran

DADI, look who’s here. Shoutout to dadi for awwing over my relationship, making me jealous of her being old and doing garba. Oh and did I mention her catching onto blogging so quickly? It’s only been 2 months of you dadi, but you’re part of my circle, wait no, you’re part of my quadrilateral. Quadrilaterals are so much prettier.

Well, look. I love all of you. I really do. Don’t ever fall out of touch okay?

And here are other blog friends that I adore!

Nehal

Tiction

Ashmita

Divi

Diamond

Geet

Sid

Sneha

Betty

Bharath Bhaiya

Evin

D

Thank you sooooo much to all of you, purely for existing.

My irl friend, the Merei to my Brienna, the Ron to my Harry. Daisy, I adore you. I’m so glad I found you this year. I mean, we always knew each other, but we didn’t know we’d go so well together. Here’s to hoping we end up in Dubai near Christmas!

And a BIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIG shoutout to Mr Editor, for bearing with me for more than a year now. I love you sooo much. Keep being my chess wizard okay?

The hugest thank you to my sister, who planned out everything for me. Who makes all my birthdays fabulous because she has a surprise for me every hour. Love you my Tan-Tan.

And that’s it. I’m done being sappy now.

*phew*

And all that, was a joke people. I don’t mean any of that.

HAHAHA.

got you

didn’t I?

probably didn’t.

I did mean all that. I was just kidding.πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Thank YOU for reading this post. It’s long I know.

At the end, I’d like to thank everyone who I’ve interacted with in all these years of my life. They say one thing leads to another. And I’m very satisfied with where I’ve been lead. Thank you again!!

You can go wish me happy birthday now. 😁

Love,

Sep.

102 thoughts on “Happy Birthday to Me!!

  1. Aw what an incredibly heart-warming letter! I’m sure you’re going to have the best year yet! Wishing you a very happy birthday and a wonderful year of opportunities ahead!πŸ₯³ Thank you for the mention – we’re just as grateful to have you here! ❀️

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  2. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!!
    I forgot the bloody song alas APPEAR ON GCHAAAAT
    Ah yes the Mr. Editor shoutout was, dare I say, necessary (;
    No you’re right Ray really IS cool I aspire to be on Sunny’s level of coolness
    THANK YOU!! <33333
    Once again, happy birthday!! You're the best. <3333

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  3. Aww….thank u so much….I love you too sep…..I hope we make it to old years together (Don’t be jealous Mr.Editor) and be the bestest of the best friends….Love u my darls….😍πŸ₯ΊπŸ’•πŸ’•….

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      1. Also, I couldn’t read the post in the morning..so I read it rn
        The letter is soooo heartwarming!
        And also the notes you wrote to the bloggers were soo sweet!!!❀

        Hope you’re having a great day, despite many people wishing ya!😁

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  4. Happy Birthday Sep!!!!!
    Loved reading the letter and messages, and god that message to me was so cute and heartwarming you almost made me cry!
    Have a great day and year! πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™

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  5. Awww the letter from your younger self was so sweet ❀ what she said was right, you may grow up to be more mature and confident and what not- But please don't ever lose your weird, silly self! That's truly what makes you!
    And debate trophies? Damnn smart Sep!
    Thanks for the mention btw, Even I'm glad to have found you 😭
    Oh yes wishes- *ahem*
    Happy Birthday Sep!!!! Hope you have a great day and year ahead! May God give you everything you ever wanted and fulfill all your wishes! You're precious, keep us entertained with your humor that never runs dry! ❀

    Ps- I promise I'll catch up with all your posts today, I abandoned WordPress during exams smh

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  6. Happy Birthday to my sister from another mother! The letter was so adorable, and that looked like something I would write for myself.
    Never stop being the sarcastic Sep who makes me laugh every time I read her posts. And also try to be the Sep who posts more bookish stuff and less poems (yep, that’s my taunt) *sarcastic evil laughter*
    Jk lol, I love your poems!
    I’m glad to be your friend too, Sep! Have a great Birthday!
    – DIVI.

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  7. Happy Birthday Sep.
    And, what a happy post you’ve written here. Absolutely adorable.
    I hope that the best birthday wish that you can get for the day is that may you live each moment of your life to very fullest, without any regrets πŸ™ŒπŸ»

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  8. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SEP!!!! I can’t believe you mentioned me 😭🍫. Send me your virtual cake, I’m hungry πŸ˜”πŸ€£.
    Have a great day lah!
    Also wow, you’ve won international dates! 😳 you’ve got to be kidding me?!!! Teach me thine skillzzzzzzz 🀩.

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  9. Heyy Sep!! I loved your letter!
    Happy Birthday to you!!!!
    *clears throat*
    Sings*
    Happy birthday to youuuuu, happy birthday Sep! Happy birthday to youu!!:)!
    Thanks a lot for being my friend and msging me on hangouts when I was inactive for 2-3 months! You were the one who cared about me! thanks a lott!!! thankss a lott!! May this be your best best best birthday ever!!πŸŽ‚πŸ°πŸ•πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰πŸŽˆπŸŽŠπŸ₯³πŸ₯³πŸ₯³πŸ₯³πŸ₯³

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  10. Happy birthday, dear Sep!! May you have a happy and an awesome year ahead, and hope some of your other dreams come true as well πŸ₯³πŸ₯³

    Also, that letter was so heartfelt! I like the advice your younger self gave you…..and I’m also surprised that you won international debate contests. That’s something to really be proud of! πŸ˜†

    Hope you have a happy day ahead!

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  11. Happy birthday, Sep!!!β€β€β€πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ (ik I’m not good with emojis but πŸ™„) Have a wonderful year ahead and stay healthy and blessed ✨ (I’ll give you some tips and advice after a few months ok, wait for me till then πŸ˜‚) Love you!

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  12. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SEPPPPPP!! Hope that you had a great great great day (your bday is gonna end in 4 hours, ong the day is going so fast!!) Sorry for commenting late, I went out and was veryy busy. And you’ve got 3 surprise today(check your reader RN) so hope that makes you happy!!! You’re a really amazing blogger who has alwayss, ALWAYS motivated me, I even started my blog inspired by you! Thank you for being sosososoooo amazing!! And enjoy the rest 4 hoursssss! EAT LOTS OF CAKE AND TELL ME HOW IT TASTES!! ok? ENJOYYYYYYYYYYYY!

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    1. This is so sweet Betty!!
      I appreciate all that you guys have done. Thank you soooo much!! Omg, I inspired you? God, I’ll positively start bawling now 😫.
      YES. I DID. IT’S BUTTERSCOTCH.

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