I had a pretty rough week. My older sister passed away and it was my birthday. Those weren't a great combination, but I got through it. My sister had a hard life and I know she is at peace now. She had two children 7 and 11, and that was the hardest part for me. Her son is already in his father's custody and her daughter will be placed with my mother. It's a horrible thing for anyone to go though, but I'm trying to stay as strong as I can.
Despite the badness that was Monday, March 1st, my birthday was very pleasant this Wednesday. I went out to eat at my favorite sushi place with all my friends and they really cheered me up.
My friend Mary left a present for me in my room while I was away that included candy, a signed copy of one of my favorite books "Invisible Monsters" by Chuck Palahniuk (author of Fight Club and also known as my writing-idol), as well as a HUGE pot of curry (my fave) left in my fridge. I was so pleased with her gifts that I gave her my "Blue Moon" shrug that was to small for anyone else. It fit her perfectly, and that made me happy.
So Cute ^_^
And the corset didn't quite "felt" all the way, but it definitely shrunk and got firmer. Any smaller and I wouldn't have been able to wear it, so it stays like it is :P.
Here are the pictures as well as an image of the beautiful flowers my friend Ashe and my roommate Amy got me.