Happy Birthday to me. - Narcissism is Necessary

Happy Birthday to me.

In about an hour from now 26 years ago, my mom gave birth to her 1st born in Chinese Maternity Hospital. She was a colic baby and was most difficult to care for; she loved crying especially during other people’s sleeping hours.

Of course, she grew out of it eventually, and Mom thought that the worst was finally over. Alas, her baby girl hit puberty and along with it came the biggest egomania and hormonal rage. Mom realised that dealing with a colic baby was farrrrrrr better than a rebellious teenage daughter.

This young girl who talked back to her, said nasty things to her and who absolutely refused to listen to her – how could she be the baby she once sucked thick mucus out of a tiny nose with her mouth for?? I bet she was devastated.

Weren’t you, mummy? Hehe.

Later on, our relationship got better and better and early this year, she posted this on her blog which made me teared up:

My daughter was born on 23rd July (Mon) @ around 10am, weight 8lbs, she’s my 1st born and the only girl in the family.She was a colic baby..for the 1st 6 months she sleep during the day and wide awake during the night.

I sometime felt that she has been bullying me since the day she was born,during her teen year she use to bully her younger brothers,they call her name behind her back like “fei poh, pat poh chey chey, wong how, pa wong kai la” etc.etc..Her back up, of course the DADDY! Whenever ther’s a fight the daddy always turn around and speak in a very soft tone “girl y u like that” and to the boys his tone change completely.

Her rebellious during the 2nd ten years really make me sick, heartache and in tears most of the time, i hv been asking myself thousand time what hv i done to deserve this,is that part of growing up or im not the kind of mother she expect me to be and when is she going to grow up, grow out of it.

Before she graduate and announce she’s going out with an ang moh. I was like..now what..,what she got herself into but the daddy said ” trust her,she’s big girl now”. Ok,I should let go and trust her, that was 5 years ago..YES! the daddy is right, I’M VERY HAPPY FOR HER.

My daughter really really has grow up to become a fine young lady, she manage her life well, happy and most important got someone who’s sincerely,honestly love her and care for her.

As a mother,i feel proud and happy for her, although sometime she still give me the ‘headache’!

I guess it’s safe to say that I’m no longer a pain in my Mom’s life (ok, maybe sometimes). Now that’s the biggest achievement in my 26 years of life.

I love you mummy!

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17 Responses to Happy Birthday to me.

  1. smoochiesayn July 23, 2010 at 10:07 am #

    awwww, so sweet la both of you mother-daughter…

  2. Shirley July 23, 2010 at 10:14 am #

    so sweet :) cool lah your mom has blog! anyway, HAPPY BIRTHDAY KIM!

  3. Mellissa July 23, 2010 at 11:08 am #

    “Before she graduate and announce she’s going out with an ang moh” LOL HAPPY BIRTHDAY KIM!

  4. ShaolinTiger July 23, 2010 at 12:16 pm #

    Happy birthday!

  5. Hildamilda July 23, 2010 at 12:21 pm #

    wow so cool of yr mum to have a blog and write a post on you (:

    anyways, happy belated birthday!

  6. mela July 23, 2010 at 12:34 pm #

    Happy Birthday!

  7. suanie July 23, 2010 at 2:12 pm #

    happy birthday

  8. aud July 23, 2010 at 2:42 pm #

    hahahaha your mom!

    happy birthday kim! (you didn’t look hard enough for the ring)

  9. Jess July 23, 2010 at 2:59 pm #

    Happy birthday kim kim!! U have made your mother feel proud :) Hope u always have a lot of kim (in hokkien means gold) … gold heart & bars of gold to spend!

  10. Huai Bin July 23, 2010 at 3:02 pm #

    Happy birthday Kim! May 2010 be all highs and no Lows. *repeats lame joke. =D

  11. Ms.Bloom July 23, 2010 at 4:19 pm #

    Happy Birthday gorgeous!!!

  12. KY July 23, 2010 at 5:04 pm #

    Happy Birthday KIM!

  13. Jo C July 23, 2010 at 11:31 pm #

    Hey Kim! We share the same birthday – Happy birthday to u!! *hugs*

  14. Tan Yee Hou July 24, 2010 at 3:55 pm #

    ahahhaa angmoh pulak wtf.

    happy birthday again mei mei <333

    *lecherous look*

  15. Myhorng July 26, 2010 at 11:56 am #

    u still the same KIM. sleep when sunrise and awake when the whole city is dead sleeping.

  16. haze July 26, 2010 at 12:43 pm #

    love you max :) hugs hope you enjoy your birthday :)

  17. Kimberlycun July 30, 2010 at 3:39 am #

    smoochiesayn: thanks ;)

    shirley: thanks babe! took me a while to convince her to start one!

    mell: kinda weird to see your parents’ train of thoughts haha thanks babe.

    st: thanks baby

    hildamilda: yeah one of the perks of blogs, i do think it brings you closer to ppl you love ;)

    mela: thanks!

    suanie: thanks suan!

    aud: thanks babe! i looked EVERYWHERE!

    jess: haha thanks babe. yeah more kim for everybadi!

    hb: lolol more highs w00t thanks man ;)

    ms bloom: thanks babe!

    ky: thank you KY!

    jo c: COOL! happy birthday to you too :D

    yeehou: thank you unker!

    myhorng: buwahahaha indeed

    haze: love u max too. one of my best birthdays! mwahs

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