Picture, if you will, coming home after a long work week at a job you hate but good news is it is Friday and it’s your birthday. You walk into the house and there is a massage table set up, candles lit, soft music playing and your favorite cocktail waiting for you. Good start to a birthday evening no?
After a relaxing 90 minute massage, and a couple cocktails and some yummy hors d’ouvres prepared by your loving girlfriend, you have a quick shower and get dressed up in your best suit for dinner at one of your favorite restaurants. After a leisurely dinner and a bottle or two of wine the two of you decide to head out to a local dive bar to hang out a grab another cocktail before calling it a night.
All in all a pretty good birthday evening.
Now picture that the day before your birthday you come down with some dreadful cold bug and wind up in bed for going on 20 hours straight with a raging fever and you just generally feel like crap.
Happy birthday anyway baby! We’ll try again next week. I love you!