My Daddy Darling’s Birthday

Today is my daddy darling’s 59th birthday!

We celebrated last Saturday with a bit of a braai and a visit with our family, and even the weather was perfect! Daddy darling was battling a wee bit with his dialysis that day, but he was in a good mood for the most part, and we had a glorious afternoon. Sister B and her hubby and two of their boys were there, sister C and her new baby were there, da Bruvva was there briefly, daddy darling’s brother and his wife and children, and myself and my Glugster, and we all ate too much, watched rugby and laughed at daddy darling’s dogs and the children playing.

The family contributed with an assortment of breads and salads, so I figured we’d take dessert! You can read about this monster chocolate cake over here… And the attached pictures are of my daddy darling hamming it up for the camera, and then my mommy and daddy darling together as dad cuts his birthday cake!

We finished the cake by the way, it was all gone!

My daddy darling has not had much fun in the last couple of years. He is an insulin dependent diabetic, and currently he is undergoing Peritoneal Dialysis (which is a procedure that has to take place every 5 hours). He has been tested and poked and prodded so much in the last while… but it meant he was added to the waiting list for a kidney transplant! I pray every day that a donor kidney will be found for my daddy darling soon!

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Wife, mom, cake artist, Guide Dog puppy raiser, ADHD champion, wedding planner, and tattooed cat slave.

8 Responses to My Daddy Darling’s Birthday

  1. Julia says:

    Belated birthday wishes to you darling Daddy. That cake looks DIVINE!

    I will pray for a donor to be found
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  2. ella says:

    that cake looks great, happy happy bday πŸ™‚
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  3. That cake just made me drool all over my keyboard. Especially since I haven’t licked or even sniffed a chocolate bar in over three weeks!
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  4. Hardspear says:

    that cake looks drool-e-licious
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  5. becky says:

    Happy happy Birthday on his special day!!
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  6. blackhuff says:

    Congrats on your father’s birthday. What a great celebration you all had.
    That cake looks divine.
    So sad about your dad, Angel πŸ™
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  7. Michael says:

    Today is also my dad’s birthday!!! thanks for the reminder :p
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  8. Larissa says:

    Wow the cake looks delicious!!! happy B-DAY daddy πŸ™‚
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