A huge thank you to Bam Bam, for being so kind to think of me on my birthday. Without my love, but certainly, I did not feel alone and all of your comments make me feel more connected to you and to my husband through this invisible net we've cast around each other.
Thanks to Sean, for being the last person to wish me a happy birthday before it was over.
Thanks to all of my other friends (real live ones!) too, who found time to call, e-mail and send their wishes. Makes me feel lucky.
I have hugs saved for all who want them - less than 3 weeks to go.