Whenever it’s your birthday you get a million text messages from friends and strangers (a.k.a. friends whose numbers you’ve lost) to wish you congratulations on not dying for another 365 days. And while some are nice and heartfelt, some can be annoying. For example, Sarah uses her birthday text to remind her friend how quickly happiness can turn to tragedy.

We’re guessing Sarah’s not getting many texts for her birthday.


Joseph Misulonas is an editorial assistant for Playboy.com. He can be found on Twitter at @jmisulonas.