CQ, I feel much better now that I have read your post.
I'm Glad that you had an awesome birthday and I send you belated birthday wishes.
It's been six years since I cruised on my birthday but I will have to do it again sometime.
Carnival Liberty New Year's Eve 2007
Liberty of the Seas 5/2008+11/2009
Allure 1/16/ 2011
Independence of the Seas 12/29/2013 Top-notch!