Friday, April 15, 2011

random friday facts

1. My allergies are so bad right now, I would happily claw my eyeballs out with toothpicks to make that feeling go away.  Oh, and I'd like my voice back, Darth, but it was fun to trade for a while.


2. The sound of a ringing cell phone annoys me.  Especially if it's my own.


3. If you are over 300lbs and your midriff is showing at the gym, I'm going to judge you.  I mean, I'm pumped that you are motivated, but I'm still going to judge you every time.


4. When I lived in Boston for a year, I did not go watch the marathon.  


5. I still don't know how to correctly chop an onion.


6. I listen to music while I ride my bike.  I KNOW.


7. I didn't like beer until a few years ago.


8. I have cellulite on the backs of my legs.  It's why I never wear shorts or skirts.  I spend most summers in capris.


9. I was really excited to change my last name when I got married.


10. I am unable to blow my nose without making a really loud noise.


11. I still eat ice cream every night before I go to bed.


12. My Dyson has been broken for a week and it's ruining my life.  My house is basically a big pile of dog hair.


13. I love really big sunglasses.


14. I can tell my dogs apart by their smell.


15. When I'm waiting between sets at the gym, I pick at my fingernails.


16. Sometimes I wish someone would steal my car so I could get the insurance money.


17: I dislike going to: the bank, the post office, the gas station, the doctor, the grocery store.  Pretty much anywhere, actually; people are annoying.


18. I think I would be a terrible mother.


19. I sleep on my stomach.


Day 14: 23.2 solid miles.


20 comments:

  1. I'm with you 100% on #3 and #11.
    I can show you #5.
    And, the miles, oh the miles! You. Effing. Rock!

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  2. Ooh, I've missed your random fact fridays! Definitely with you on #17. Hell is other people.

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  3. I'm with you on number 18. We should form a club. Have you tried a neti-pot? It's gross, but it flushes all the pollen out of your sinuses, which makes allergy season so much better.

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  4. Hillarious! Yes, capris are becoming my new bff and cell phone rings are right up there with the sound of the alarm in the morning!

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  5. I'm the same way with #10. I sound like a fog horn.

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  6. High five! Loud nose blowers unite. I think I got it from my dad. I'm also a loud sneezer. It's really sexy.

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  7. YES! #1, #18, #12-I dropped my diamond earring on the floor of our bedroom 2 weeks ago and still can't find it and I'm forbidding anyone to vacuum until it's found! (Yup and I'm squeezing dog poop bags until I find it!).

    I used to LOVE sleeping on my stomach, but the chiro said that is how I got the pinched nerve in my neck. I just don't sleep as well on my back or side.

    I hate the grocery store.

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  8. I live with a foghorn nose-blower yet did notice that honking sound last night. In camp #18 with you -- I don't want children so I'd probably be a bad mother 'cause I'd be so pissed off I was stuck with them.

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  9. I fully support your approach to ice cream consumption.

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  10. LOL at #8. I've totally gotten over that and wear them anyways. I hate being hot and capris make me hot in the summer.

    Sounds like someone finally introduced you to a beer worth drinking. ;o) We'll be at Mad Fox this evening if you'd like to join us for dinner again. ;o)

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  11. For some reason I have not been eating much ice cream recently. (And didn't even realize until I read #11) I'm not sure why I fell off the bandwagon, must get back on quickly!

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  12. We have so much in common it is ridiculous!!!!

    See you soon!!!

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  13. UGH I don't like shorts either...I am trying to come back around to them, but whole whole ginormous leg situation I have going on now is NOT cool! SEE YOU SOON!!! ps Please bring your puppy in your carry on ;)

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  14. D wants a Dyson SO bad - every time the commercial comes on he comments on this. We saw the fancy ones at Best Buy a few weeks ago and I honestly thought he was going to throw down $400 on a vacuum cleaner. Scary.

    I haaate going to the bank and post office. I'm SO terrible about mailing things, it's pathetic.

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  15. I missed this yesterday. I might agree with everything on this list, especially the part about people. Hope you're having fun in Boston!

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  16. I hate when my cell phone rings too. It usually means work is calling me. Allergies suck! Ice-cream and I are friends, but I limited it to once or twice a week.

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  18. For me it's an ice cream sandwich each night.

    Loved meeting you today. I see you on Emily's blog all the time and it was nice to see you in person. Congrats on the pain free run!

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