Stars, it’s my friggin’ birthday!!! 🎉
I’m very happy and it’s not just because it’s my birthday, but the fact that this year feels completely different. As I mentioned in this post, this is the first birthday in yearssss that my new age does not make me feel down about haven’t accomplishing most of my goals.
This happens mostly because I am very ambitious. Gosh! You don’t even know the half of it! And the downside of that is that, sometimes, I go too hard on myself, especially around the end of a birth or calendar year.
Howbeit, this year just feels like MY YEAR and I don’t even know how to explain it to y’all.
Oh, my Stars! Thank you all so much for the outpour of love. I wish I could hug every single person and plant wet kisses all over faces.
Thanks for the amazing questions you asked, and let me just state for the record that I’m glad this year’s questions didn’t revolve around my non-existent sexual life and marital status. I’m truly proud of y’all for making the questions deep yet fun! Without further delay, here are my answers to all your questions.
1. Sihlobo Bulala
Hie, since when did you become interested in locking your hair, and how old are they? They really suit you 😍
Gelax: Thanks, my darling. I can’t recall when exactly I fell in love with dreads but my very stubborn 4C hair (Well, I hope to find the solution to that for the rest of the natural hair community), even though long, think & beautiful, always made salon times my least favourite times. It just never responded to hair treatments.
Then, people started asked if my braids/twists were locks so I thought, hmmm… Why not?!
PS: I don’t think that’s the full story but yeah… 🤭
What is your biggest goal in life?
Gelax: My biggest goal in life is to be a Star maker. I literally want to build a galaxy of Stars.
And to always be happy.
3. Called To Encourage
Love your hair! What are your birthday plans?
Gelax: Thank you!!!🥰
Hmmm… I was supposed to hangout with a couple of friends today but we had to reschedule. However, I’ll be hooking up with a friend later in the day to celebrate.
Definitely treating myself to some super yummy spaghetti and lemonade. Maybe icecream too. LOL
Do you have a big circle of friends or just a few close ones?
Gelax: I like that you asked this question because people usually just assume that with my personality I have lots of friends. On the contrary, I keep my circle really small. I’m very protective of my energy, which I expend a lot of, hence, my intentionality with those in my inner circle.
That said, I do not take my friends (inner & outer circle) for granted. Never!
4. Advocate of unpopular opinions
Hi Miss Flowery!
Have you ever considered to be uprooted and flowered somewhere else outside the naija world! I mean either marry a Zimbabwean or Zimbabwean if you ever thought of this silly institution.
Gelax: Holla, Brainy! I’m a flower, all right but I doubt if I can be plucked. LOL
To answer your question though; Even as Naija bad reach, I do not have the intention of relocating to another country. BUT I’d love to visit Zimbabwe soon as the love I get from that country is massive (only Uganda comes close).
Marrying a Zimbabwean is a possibility, of course! And that would automatically make me a Zimbabwean, wouldn’t it? 😉
Born on the international day of happiness… How does it feel to be God’s favourite?
Gelax: Little wonder I’m a happy child, huh!
Truly truly, I am God’s favourite! I wish I could fully explain to you how blessed I feel knowing that God loves me and has great plans for me.
Oh, how unworthy I am of such love yet, I feel 100% entitled to it. Crazy stuff, yeah?🤩
6. Onyinye Udeh
Counting down with you Darling!
Keep me posted about the birthday plans though.
Gelax: I’m waiting for the delivery man to deliver the spaghetti, cake and other gifts you’re sending. 👀
7. Musanjufu Benjamin Kavubu
You are human, you run out of energy 🔋 some time but not very often. What keeps you going with high moods, in fact, sometimes you are like heavy metal music ….
What is that special thing?
Gelax: Yes, I am human. Yes, I do run out of energy. What keeps me going is the full assurance that the sufferings of my present time are not worthy to be compared to the glory which shall be revealed in me.
Simply put; I keep the big picture in mind and hold on to God’s promise for my life. And that has never failed to boost my mood. It works all the time!
My special thing is the love. I live for love.
8. Kevin M. Rushokye
What colour are your locks on 20th?
Gelax: Isn’t it interesting that I coloured my locked back to black exactly a week after you asked this question 😂.
9. Shelly DS
Are you where you wanted to be by 30? And what are some crazy goals you’d set for yourself that make you laugh today?
Gelax: Shelly!!!!!!!! I don’t know why everything about you just makes me smile. Like I legit smile whenever I get your post notifications in my email or see your name, picture and comments. Hmmm… wait, isn’t that what love is? 🤔
Now, to answer your questions;
– No, I am very farrrr from where I want to be by 30 but I have this weird assurance that I will get there and surpass those goals in the next 365 days.
– And 85% of the goals in my 30 before 30 bucket list make me believe I’m nuts. No kidding.😅
10. Sylvia Ideh
• How old will you be on the 20th?
Gelax: Sylvia, my baby! On this day 29 years ago, the world was blessed with one of the greatest gift ever, ME!
• Your favorite person in the world?!
Gelax: Would it be narcissist to say me?😂 Yeah, for now, I’m my favourite person in the world. However, my Stars are fast securing hectares of land in my heart and I absolutely do not mind.♥️✨
• How did you find Afrobloggers?
Gelax: Ah, the Baba Isale, Musanjufu Benjamin Kavubu, found me and through him, I found the Afrobloggers community.
• Has having a bubbly spirit ever backfired?
Gelax: Hmmm… This is a very interesting question. I may have been taken advantage of, disrespected and what not a couple of times because of my bubbly personality, but, I don’t think it has ever backfired. Can’t remember any instance.
• What do you want to do for the rest of your life?
Gelax: Wow! Where did you dig out these questions from, Sylvia? 😅 They are so thought-provoking. Love eeet!
By God’s grace, I’d love to spend the rest of my life giving love, receiving love, eating and eating some more. But most importantly, I want to be a mother to many nations and a Star maker till my very last breathe.
• The two most precious gifts you’ve ever received.
Gelax: The overwhelming reckless love of God.
And my heart. Oh, how I cherish my heart. You know what, I can’t wait for the whole world to know that my heart is not only my most precious gift, but theirs as well.
11. Winfred Hailey Maiga
Got that tattoo or two as yet?😂😂
Gelax: Girl!!!! I haven’t! And the thing is paining me ehn!😂 But not to worry, I still hope to get it before my 30th birthday.
For real though, gotten a pet?
Gelax: Winfred, I currently do a poor job at taking care of myself. Getting a pet right now would only make me a bad pet-mum and I don’t want my baby hating me 🙈.
Seriously, how you always so vibrant, them posts sound so happy!
Gelax: It’s more of my default setting. I honestly do not know how to be anything else but happy.
My star sunshine, what is your source of happiness?
Gelax: Love, my Lover!🤗🥰
A song by Asikey George goes… “Happy, happy, everything we do, na because we want to be happy”
My source of happiness is happiness. The conscious effort in seeking happiness even in the most mundane things and the intentionality in enjoying every moment are definitely my top sources of happiness.
How do you define success in your world?
Gelax: To me, success is achieving your set goal and/or finding fulfillment in your achievements (hitting those goals or not).
Color blue or pink?
Gelax: Hmm… why don’t we miss the two colours together. That would give us… purple, right? Ah, isn’t coincidental that purple 💜 is one of my favourite colours?! *wink*
13. Nathan, Omoge
Happy Birthday in advance Ms Olubunmi Bolaji, you are an amazing woman. And yes, you are my crush! So my question, how old are you?
Gelax: Awww… thank you, Nathan🤭. I am 29 years old today.
14. Samuel Casa
Hi Bolaji! I’m so excited to be here but this is my question.
If you’re given a chance to visit any African country, what would it be and why would you visit it?
Gelax: For the longest time, I’ve always wanted to visit Kenya. I can’t even remember why anymore 😅.
But most recently, Uganda is my dream African country to visit. I have way too many Stars from Uganda and it would be a dream come true to be able to hangout with them, take pictures, make memories, record funny videos that I’d keep forever (thank God for Cloud) and hug as many people as I can.
And, it’s a wrap!!!🥳
Thank you all for the wonderful questions. I love love love love them!
When I count my blessings, I definitely count the Stars in this Galaxy over and again. ♥️♥️♥️
I LOVE YOU, STARS!✨✨
Thanks you plenty plenty plentyyyyy for allowing me do this crazy life with you.