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Tuesday, June 19, 2007

For Fun...

Saw this on Kristy's Blog and thought I'd play too...

1. Were you named after anyone? No, but I was almost named Stephanie after my dad (Steve)
2. When was the last time you cried? Last night during Supernanny
3. Do you like your handwriting? When I am paying attention to writing nicely, yes. (~10% of the time)
4. What is your favorite lunch meat? Corned beef
5. Do you have kids? two here with me and at least two more in Heaven
6. If you were another person would you be friends with you? yes, although I would probably be a little annoyed with them when I couldn't get a word in edgewise, or when they changed subjects w/o warning
7. Do you use sarcasm a lot? Not really, anymore. I guess I need to hang out with my Roomie more often.
8. Do you still have your tonsils? Yes.
9. Do you bungee jump? No, that's not the kind of thrill I seek.
10. What is your favorite cereal? Barbara's Bakery's Bite Sized Shredded Oats
11. Do you untie your shoes when you take them off? Almost always
12. Do you think you are strong? Not physically. Emotionally, only when my prayer life is good
13. What is your favorite ice cream? Tofutti Cuties
14. What is the first thing you notice about people? Whether they are a lot taller than I am, or just a little taller.
15. Red or pink? Not pink. Anything but pink.
16. What is the least favorite thing about yourself? I sometimes lose patience with my kids and my husband.
17. Who do you miss the most? My Roomies and My Chicken
18. Do you want everyone to send this back to you? Sure
19. What color pants and shoes are you wearing? White denim
20. What was the last thing you ate? A Honey Maid Graham Stick
21. What are you listening to right now? (Baby Einstein's) Baby DaVinci DVD
22. If you were a crayon, what color would you be? Happy Green
23. Favorite smells? Freshly ground coffee beans, my kids after a bath
24. Who was the last person you talked to on the phone? Kerry
25. Do you like the person who sent this to you? n/a (Although I do really like Kristy, from whom I stole it)
26. Favorite sports to watch? Would rather be playing.
27. Hair color? Brown
28. Eye Color? Really cool hazel (brown in the middle, green on the outside, with the tiniest ring of dark blue on the way outside. Never noticed how beautiful they were until I saw them in my daughter, though)
29.. Do you wear contacts? Yuck!
30. Favorite food? STRAWBERRIES
31. Scary movies or happy endings? I don't like scary movies at all.
32. Last movie you watched? Pirates of the Carribean on TV the other night
33. What color shirt are you wearing? Heather gray nursing t-shirt
34. Summer or winter? Summer
35. Hugs or kisses? Yes! Lots!
36. Favorite dessert? Fresh fruit
37. Most likely to respond? Probably nobody
38. Least likely to respond? My mother
39. What book are you reading now? Book singular??? Hmmm... I think the last thing I read from was The Catholic Homeschool Companion. And the last thing I read from before that was Crossing the Threshold of Hope.
40. What is on your mouse pad? n/a (laptop w/ touchpad)
41. What did you watch on T.V. last night? Supernanny
42. Favorite sound? Fetus heartbeats on a doppler
43. Rolling Stones or Beatles? I love good music
44. What is the farthest you have been from home? Tbilisi, Georgia
45. Do you have a special talent? Slow-pitch softball pitching, jazz dancing
46. Where were you born? Baton Rouge
47. Whose answers are you looking forward to getting back? Aunt Sharon's
48. What time is it now? 2:30 p.m.


Mommy to Ander and Wife to Box said...

Was it the ADHD/inert daddy episode? If so, can I ask what made you cry? (Only if the reason wasn't too personal, of course.)

Mathochist said...

Yes, that was the episode, and I think I cried through literally half of it. It was probably 70% fatigue and PMS hormones, but... I cried because I felt bad for the kid; although I don't know a lot about ADHD, I know the inconsistency in the mom's moods were really hurting him. Then because I felt bad for the mom for wanting to do right by her kids but not knowing what to do. Then because I have really been trying to address getting impatient with my family and not losing it or yelling, so she reminded me a little too much of me on my crankiest days (and I'm not even pregnant! Although with all the tears over a silly show I was starting to wonder!!!) Having a husband who retreats to his computer games every chance he gets, I also cried because I could totally relate to the mom's feeling stretched in 20 too many directions, and her despair over the eternal disappearance of the dad, who selfishly only shows up to fill his belly. Then I cried because felt guilty for even thinking that because most of the time when I ask for help, he will come help. Then I cried because I have to *ask* for help... Then I cried because at least I get it when I ask - she probably USED to ask for help when she needed it, until she realized it was pointless because she wasn't being heard or taken seriously.

(Like I said, it was mostly PMS. ;)

Robbi said...

OK Stacy, should have realized where and why Rachel wants to do jazz dancing ! If Aunt Stacy is doing it, Rachel wants to do it too.