Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Pieces of Me

Thanks for all the comments and concern for Paul's wife and brother, if you go back and visit today, you can see that Paul updated late last night!  Both patients did great and are on the road to recovery!  Yay!

Finally, I found a meme out there in the blogosphere worth repeating!  Yay!

A meme to peel away the layers of you.

LAYER ONE:
-- Name: Dawn
-- Birth date: 42 years ago last November
-- Birthplace: Hackensack, NJ
-- Current Location: my kitchen
-- Eye Color: blue
-- Hair Color: blonde
-- Height: just under 5'6"
-- Righty or Lefty: righty
-- Zodiac Sign: Scorpion

LAYER TWO:
-- Your heritage: 7/8 German, 1/8 Italian, 100% American
-- The shoes you wore today: Purple Paws Slippers
-- Your weakness: Only one?  I can't choose...
-- Your fears: And, this is plural.  Hmm, spiders and something bad happening to my kids/family
-- Your perfect pizza: I am addicted to frozen Mystic Pizza.  I may have to search out a 12-Step Program soon.
-- Goal you'd like to achieve: Eating better, and possibly losing weight.  I would also like to exercise, but the diseases (RA/Lupus) hold some sway over that.

LAYER THREE:
-- Your most overused phrase: 'Am I speaking Chinese' <--- to the non listening kids
-- Your first waking thoughts: "Ouch" because it hurts reaching for the alarm clock
-- Your best physical feature: eyes
-- Your most missed memory: Shopping on Saturdays with my Grandma

LAYER FOUR:
-- Pepsi or Coke: diet pepsi, but I will drink coke too
-- McDonald's or Burger King: McD's
-- Single or group dates: Anydate with myHubby
-- Adidas or Nike: ...meh. What's on sale?  For me, Merrells.  They are amazing.  I never get sore feet with them.
-- Lipton Ice Tea or Nestea: I prefer brewed from teabags, any company, I won't drink canned/bottled, too sweet, diet or regular.  Ick.
-- Chocolate or vanilla: Vanilla Ice Cream.  Chocolate chocolates.  lol
-- Cappuccino or coffee: Yes, please.  AND, another.  Thanks.

LAYER FIVE:
-- Smoke: Never
-- Cuss: Shit, yeah! (my favorite word lol)
-- Sing: Yes, but I lose my voice if I do it too long due to damaged vocal chords
-- Take a shower everyday: feh, every other
-- Do you think you've been in love: why yes, I am
-- Want to go to college: done that
-- Liked high school: ...not as much as I liked college
-- Want to get married: this one is good thanks
-- Believe in yourself: yes
-- Get motion sickness: not much, occasionally on a boat
-- Think you're attractive: I used to be
-- Think you're a health freak: Uh not even close
-- Get along with your parent(s): Yes, they rock
-- Like thunderstorms: I love them, unless someone is out in them, then I worry
-- Play an instrument: I can play a little piano, I tried, flute, clarinet and guitar as a kid.   Oh and recorder.  Remember those?  lol

LAYER SIX: In the past month...
-- Drank alcohol: yes, some white zinfandel
-- Smoked: no
-- Done a drug: only my many prescriptions lol
-- Made Out: uh yes, I am married
-- Gone on a date: I think Hubby and I did go out to dinner once alone in the last month, so yes
-- Gone to the mall: yes, for about 2 minutes for a gift
-- Eaten an entire box of Oreos: No, eww.
-- Eaten sushi: NO EWW EWW EWW
-- Been on stage: no
-- Been dumped: no
-- Gone skating: no
-- Made homemade cookies: no
-- Gone skinny dipping: No, definitely not in the last month!
-- Dyed your hair: Yes, finally another yes!  lol
-- Stolen anything: no, unless you count zzzzz's  lol

LAYER SEVEN: Ever...
-- Played a game that required removal of clothing: yes
-- Been trashed or extremely intoxicated: yes
-- Been caught "doing something": yes
-- Been called a tease: yes, teasingly by Hubby!
-- Gotten beaten up: nope
-- Shoplifted: no
-- Changed who you were to fit in: probably a little, I think we all do during those stupid teen years

LAYER EIGHT:
-- Age you hope to be married: forever
-- Numbers and names of children: Hammer, 15, Fuzzy, 12 1/2, Pumpkin, 10 1/2 (about 3 weeks shy of 11!)
-- Describe your dream wedding: 11/9/91
-- How do you want to die: very old, very healthy, and in my sleep  lol
-- Where you want to go to college: been there, done that
-- What do you want to be when you grow up: Is growing up required?
-- What country would you most like to visit: It changes, but right now, Bahamas, or any Carribean nation!

LAYER NINE:
-- Number of drugs taken illegally: none
-- Number of people I could trust with my life: 4
-- Number of CDs that I own: maybe 60
-- Number of piercings: two in each earlobe
-- Number of tattoos: zero
-- Number of times my name has appeared in the newspaper: ...lots, our town paper printed names a lot for school stuff!  Once in the last few years, by the NY TImes as Hammer's mom, when the Cassini probe landed and began to send back its first images, we were at AMNH in NYC for the live feed.
-- Number of scars on my body: around 10, I think
-- Number of things in my past that I regret: None.  I don't believe in regret.  If you change something from your past, it may change where you end up, and I am very blessed and fortunate to have a wonderful loving Hubby and three fabulous kids, and I would NEVER mess with that outcome!

That was fun!  Now, please, copy and paste and fill in your own answers, okay!  And, let me know so I can visit!

My brood is out to the Boy Scout meeting right now, so I am enjoying some much needed, and rarely found alone time!  LOL

Ahhhh....

be well,
Dawn

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18 comments:

cherry2sweet2eat said...

i do the every other shower too i cant shower to much because my immune system so low i catch colds and phenumonia fast.

coelha said...

I'm glad Paul's wife is doing well...  I needed a meme, Dawn--thanks!  What?!  No skinny dipping this month, yet?!  LOL  Julie :)

deshelestraci said...

Ahhh, good meme.  I was feeling bereft!  Enjoy your time without the kiddos!
Traci

lv2trnscrb said...

loved the answers, Dawn; I do remember recorders; it was the only instrument I learned to play, LOL

enjoy your quiet time :)

betty

sdoscher458 said...

Cute meme...thanks for letting us know about Paul's wife...somehow through the year I had lost his alert too...he is an interesting person..I think she was so heroic to do that....take care...love, Sandi

libragem007 said...

oh my..!  Catman IS gorgeous!

I want him LOL!
Gem :-)

martygord said...

Hi Dawn,
I'm completely with you on Vanilla Ice Cream and Chocolate Chocolates.  Vanilla is much better as a flavor for ice cream and yoghurt.  Chocolate is best as -- well -- chocolate!
Best,
Marty

toonguykc said...

That was enlightening, but I just don't feel up for a long meme now.  Is there a website that has memes for lazy and/or ADD people like me?  ;)

Russ

eml625 said...

I LOVE that one. Some deep questions there, I think I will do it!
Big hugs,
Ellen

chat2missie said...

Another great meme!
Missie

wwfbison said...

Wow, that is a good meme, lots of interesting questions on this one!!  Love the cat pics!
Lisa

randlprysock said...

Great answers Dawn!!  I love thunderstorms too!!  Oh and so glad to hear Paul and wife doing well.    LOL spiders!!  Shopping with grandma!!  Many hugs,
Lisa

randlprysock said...

PS  I gotta try that "Am I speaking Chinese?" phrase!!  LOL sometimes I just think they set me on playback.  Why is it they have to hear things three, four, five, six times?  LOL
Lisa  

mleighin21st said...

Oh, this is a good one.  I'll tackle it, maybe in two parts if the timing is bad.  
What, no sushi?  ;(~
                                        Have a great weekend,  Leigh

cacklinrosie101 said...

Whoa, now that was a meme.  Glad Paul's family is doing well.  HUGS Chris

queeniemart said...

i have never heard of that pizza....those slippers sound divine.....
hugs, lisa

gazker said...

Still playing catch up......... love those slippers!
Gaz xxxxxx

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