You are a Taurus if born today. Emerald is the birthstone, Sapphire the mystical birthstone. The Tiger your animal and Water your element.

Water as the element – is the low point of the matter, or the matter’s dying or hiding stage. It is the fifth stage of Wu Xing. Water is the most yin in character of the five and elements. Its motion is downward and inward and its energy is stillness and conserving. Water is associated with winter, the north, Mercury (the planet), the color black, cold weather, night, and the Black Tortoise in Four Symbols. It is also associated with the Moon.

The Tiger –People born in the year of the tiger have a lively disposition and are forthright and uninhibited in nature. They are broad minded and quick to action. But there is another aspect to their characters. They are full of suspicion, and sometimes will take hasty action. They never hide their feelings. They are always kind, love babies and animals, and like anything that arouses their imagination.

People born in the year of the tiger usually concentrate on the work at hand. Once they get into their job, they forget all other things, even breathing. You can say they do everything with all their energy.

People born in the year of the tiger will never give up no matter how frustrated they may become or how severe are the misfortunes they meet. Even if there is one spark left, they will try to make it fire their lives. Their spirits never die out, their lives never end.

Some people born in the year of the tiger are gentle, sentimental and full of sympathy. Others can be stubborn, selfish, and unreasonable.

Generally speaking people born in the year of tiger are mercurial. They can laugh happily one moment, and cry the next. At one moment he will be optimistic but at the next he will lose his heart totally. He may have every sensitive feeling and colorful experience. There is no need to show sympathy for him, and he does not sympathy. If he is allowed to lead life according to his choice, he will find endless happiness.

Emeralds – believed to be a gift from the gods, the color representational of youth and spring. Emeralds the healing stone, credited with aiding fertility, improving eyesight, curing diseases of the eye. Helps with depression, insomnia, bringing tranquility to the mind of the wearer as well as peaceful dreams. Also associated with hope, and the preservation of love. They were a favorite of Cleopatra.

Sapphires – Persians believed that the sky’s blue color was caused by the reflection of a giant sapphire, upon which the earth rested. It was also believed that the commandments were sent to Moses on tablets of sapphire. It is believed that sapphires aide in foresight and predicting the future. Said to promote financial rewards, and a necklace of them is said to cure a sore throat. They are associated with mental clarity, inner peace, happiness, believed to aide with communication, insight and perception.


So this explains why I’m an emotional mess, I need more emeralds and sapphires in my life. And drinking all that water, look what it can do to me! It’s depressing. I knew I’d find a reason not to have to drink it all. But I’ll take the elements of a tiger, ROAR!!!! Yes it's my birthday. I'm. That many old.