It's the day after, which is fine. I've never been a sad or bummed person on Valentine's Day. I've always just tried to celebrate it in my own way. I would try to find people to hang out with that day. I would make treats. I would wear pink or red, mostly pink. I hate red. Though I HATE seasonal clothing. Here are a few random Valentine's Day memories.
I think it was when I was in 5th grade, but I could be wrong, February 14th fell on a Saturday. So, that meant that we were celebrating Valentine's Day on Friday the 13th. I remember having so much fun and loving the whole day! It was such a good feeling!
This one is a little negative: I used to try to bring snacks on different holidays at work. One year for Valentine's day, I brought in my favorite cupcakes: Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Icing. Three of my coworkers at different times, basically told me, I was just trying to make them fat. (They had said this on other occasions too.) After that, I decided I wasn't going to bring them treats anymore.
Now, I actually have a Valentine. This is pretty awesome. He's pretty awesome. He sends me flowers every year to work. Like I said, he's pretty awesome. He always remembers, yet, I fail at getting him something pretty much every year! This year, I've had a cold all week. I barely left my apartment, except to go to work. I thought he wouldn't do the flower thing this year, because we are taking the Dave Ramsey course, Financial Peace University. But he still did!
Even though I didn't always have a Valentine on the day, I always tried to make it into doing nice things for others. I know people get lonely. I understand that. Some people turn a day into a bunch of negativity! I suggest going out and doing nice things for people. Buy the person in line behind you at the fast food place their meal. Open a door for someone. Give a friend a phone call just to say, "Hi." It's all good stuff! You'll feel better knowing you helped someone else have a better Valentine's Day!