Friday, August 30, 2013

Five on Friday

Happy Friday ya’ll! Whew, this wine-less week has been a booger. H is fighting a cold, I’ve been training like a mad woman, M has been working around the clock, I just don’t know how I do it all AND keep up with trash TV. (more on that later)

Here is my Five on Friday:

1. I’m just wondering, does anyone else’s radio play this song NON-STOP on Fridays?

Is it because we are in AR that we are STILL playing George Jones? .
2. I have not had one sip of wine this week. Not one drop. Honestly, if I said I wasn’t missing it I’d be lying. I mean, it comes from fruit; fruit is good for you, so basically wine is like taking a daily vitamin. Are you following me here? On the up side of my non-wine drinking week, I can tell the difference on the scale. So that’s a winner.
3. Can we just talk about BB? I know, trash T.V I can’t help it. I think we all knew Aaryn was going home. Poor girl, she had it coming. Did anyone else hear them “Booing her?” for a split second, I felt a little bad but then she said:
“Being Southern, it’s a stereotype” I’m sorry say huh?
“In Texas we have a way of saying things”
Sweetie, just be quiet before someone serves you a pie.
She’s going to have a rude awakening when she finds out she lost her job.
In the words of Michael Lassen: Loose Lips Sinks Ships.
4. My sweet friend L is 20 weeks prego! She found out this week that she’s having a baby girl!!!
5.I had an “omg I’m a 30something mother who has lost her sense of fashion moment. Last night. Has anyone ever had that? Of course, H looks adorable when we go out in public, but when I get “dressed up” for a night out, I think dang, where did all of my cute clothes go? Wait, I don’t have any cute clothes, ugh! My wardrobe needs a makeover. Like yesterday. I blame it on the fact that I wear scrubs everyday. Like today, my shirt has bumble bee’s and flowers on it...someone call the fashion police!
Happy Friday Everyone!! Go Link UP!!

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Cara Box

August Cara Box…

I tell you what, blogging has really opened the door for me to meet new people. I love it. This girl cracks me up. I hope one day to we can meet and maybe run a race together, and by run a race I mean a wine drinking race! Ha, I kid. I’m not even sure how we crossed paths, but I am so glad we did. You should check her out…and her ADORABLE, makes me want to have a baby, son Marcus. He has cheeks for days…

I read this post a few months ago called Cara Box, and because I instantly felt like I was missing out and had to check it out!

You can read all about Cara Box HERE.
Meet new people AND get mail I was more than excited to participate this August.

Who received my box:
I was lucky to meet this sweet lady. Mary is married and has two beautiful daughters. She keeps children in her home. When she told me that, I just knew she has a seat reserved in Heaven. Anyone who can keep other people’s children everyday is a godsend. You have to check her out HERE.
Who sent me a box:
Elina, She is so sweet and I absolutely love all the things that she sent me.

Planner: who doesn’t love a pink planner? She hit it right on the nail with this. I have to write EVERYTHING down in a planner. Otherwise it slips my 86 yr old mind.

Frame: This frame will go perfect on my desk

Ear bud holder: once I figure out how to use this thing, I’m sure it will come in handy! I’m so behind in the times.

Plug organizer: I’m sure this will come in handy.

Hair towel: This is the softest towel ever!

Plaque that says: Friends are like butterflies who lift us up when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly!

I highly recommend everyone to participate in the cara box exchanged. It’s a great way to meet people and receive something fun in the mail. Check out the link below.

Cara Box

Monday, August 26, 2013

Group Run

I’m so happy its Monday- Said by no one ever!

Did everyone have a good weekend? The L’s sure did.

Friday, M and I went on a date. We are really trying to make time for “us” time. We’ve only been married 4yr (this September) but we’ve been together for 8 years. You throw in work, H and everyday life and sometimes making time for each other gets tossed to the side. So we vowed to do better.

I digress.

Friday we went out to dinner. I was exhausted from work and just didn’t have the energy to do anything. It was nice to sit down and eat dinner without having to get up and take H to the bathroom, or tell H to stop eating the butter…we’ve all been there.
There wasn’t anything worth seeing at the movies, so we decided to run some “childless errands” ha, does that mean we are old? Probably not, but you know what did make me old on Friday night? Spending hours researching and making my play list, hydrating and going to bed early because I was excited about my group run the next morning.

Yep, I’m old. Just go ahead and call me Ethel. I’ll be sitting at the closest VFW playing Bingo.

I’ve been dying to find a running buddy/running group. One day last week, I got this post on FB.

“For Immediate Release
Rock City Running New Little Rock Marathon Training Program Sponsor”

Not sure why it said for IMMEDIATE RELEASE” but its LR, we still get excited over Nelly…

I haven’t officially signed up to run LR, but I figured it didn’t matter.

So I signed my little behind up.

I woke up with the birds at 4:45am on Saturday. Grabbed a cliff bar, water and running gear and headed out the door by 5:15. Start time was 6am. I had no idea where I was going, I knew, I’d get lost.

The plan was to meet in the parking lot and head off on the “trail” behind the lot. When I pulled up there was maybe 4 elderly people in the lot, stretching. Did I mention they had FLASHERS on their heads? Safety first.

I stayed back from the crowd and pretended to stretch until more people showed up and I could blend in the crowd. There must have been 50-60 people there. I would say 35 of them had flashers on. True Story.

Anyway, “Mama Hobbit”, leads all this up she said a few words then asked who was running what. I hadn’t made up my mind but I knew I wanted to run between 8-10 miles. So when she said 8 miles I made a mental note to stay close to those people. She said a few more words and then everyone turned around and headed for the trail.

I had no idea were I was going. I just followed the herd. I do have to say what I could see (since it was still dark at this point) beside the flashers, was pretty. The sun finally started coming up around mile 2. It was so pretty. It was a large field. With those huge cinnamon roll looking things, maybe hay? I don’t know I’m from the city. But it was pretty and very peaceful.

We ended up in Burns Park. Which had tons of entertainment, people watching, dogs, bikers, you name it.

I finally found my pace and I managed to keep up with the crowd. It slowly started thinning out. There were so many people doing different miles. It was hard to keep up. I just keep thinking; please keep up with someone from the group. The “course” was pretty flat, there were a few hills here and there but nothing that made me want to stop. I kept my pace pretty low. Just in case I got lost and had to walk back.

By mile 6, I noticed a few people turning around. I was so confused. You would think I’d turn around but I kept seeing the people in front of me. So I kept going. It seems like they kept going faster and I was slowing down.

I was 2.5 seconds from panic mode.

At one point, I couldn’t see anyone in front of me or behind me. So, I picked up the pace and finally found two girls. Then I thought to myself, lord please let them be with the group. I had no idea where I was or where I was going. Of course they had sheets with directions but who has time to read those?

I just kept on trucking, and somehow managed to get back to the park. I looked down at my Garmin and it said 8miles. 8 miles? I thought we were running 10? I could see the parking lot. So needless to say, I stopped at 8.5.

I would say it was a success. I definitely plan on going next Saturday. It was also nice to have my run done by 8am.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Cheers to the Weekend!

Oh Friday, I’m so glad to see you. It’s been a week. People get crazy when it comes to there moolah, needless to say it’s been a little cray cray at work this week.

This is not the welfare line folks. Take that mess out of my office.

I digress.

Tonight is date night, is it bad that I just want to go home and clean my house so it’s clean when friends come over tomorrow? M and I have been so busy; I swear we are like two ships in the night. He woke me up last night just to say hi. It was sweet, but at the time I wanted to throat punch him. 3:45am comes early and Mama likes her sleep.

On the running front

I finally found a running group. We meet tomorrow in the am for a run. I’m a little nervous. What if they are all Kenyan’s? What if they are all already qualified for Boston? What if I run too slowly?


What’s the worst that can happen?

I do know that if I have a group to run with, I will get my long run in every Saturday.


Cheers to the freaking weekend.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Zooma Race Recap

I have been dreading writing this race recap. I’ve been back from Zooma for weeks now. I was super pumped for this race. I mean look at all the perks:

• Entry into an unforgettable, professionally-managed and timed half marathon or 10K race
• Access to a full weekend of yoga, sponsored cocktail hour, and a Fitness Expo
• ZOOMA Signature Swag Bag, including a cute tech tee, yoga mat, reusable bag, and stainless steel water bottle (over $50 value)
• Water and Cytomax Sports Performance drinks on the course
• Water, Cytomax Sports Performance drinks, Muscle Milk Light, and food at the finish line
• GU Energy Gel station along the course
• Wine from Barefoot Wine & Bubbly at the After-Party Expo
• Necklace designed exclusively by Satya Jewelry for ZOOMA for all finishers
• Post-race massage, shopping and live music at the ZOOMA After-Party Expo


Have you ever ran a Zooma? Here’s the back ground:

Run the newest women’s fitness event in Chicago! Join us for a full weekend of serious racing and serious celebration–including sponsored mocktail hours, yoga, film screenings, and fun times with running friends.
A half marathon and 10K start and finish in scenic Montrose Harbor, with views of the Chicago skyline. A scenic and flat course will give you a tour of the lakefront. After the finish line, there’s serious celebration with wine, massage, live music, shopping and fun at the lakefront park of Montrose Harbor, with access to the beach and swimming.

Marcia and I traveled to Chicago bright and early Friday morning. Of course we made a pit stop at the Outlet Mall before checking into our hotel.

The Hotel: We felt like were living with the rich and famous. The hotel was nothing short of fabulous!

The host hotel was the Langham..

Located in the heart of downtown Chicago overlooking the Chicago River and Lake Michigan, the hotel is an iconic landmark on the city’s skyline. It is just steps from the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, great dining and shopping. The average guest room is over 500 sq. ft. (among the largest in the city) and will comfortably accommodate and pamper you and your gal pal for the weekend.

Have you seen the movie Richie Rich? You know the scene when he gets in the hotel room and totally looses his mind?

That was Marcia and I in a nutshell. We were opening and closing cabinets, trying on robes, ringing the door bell to our room, checking out the “hidden wall”, the waterfall shower, the fully stocked bar (which included coconut water) and the finest wine and wine glasses. It was amazing and a tad bit overpriced. It was one of those “look but you better not touch; otherwise you were purchasing a $7.00 fun size bag of chips.

Once we composed ourselves we headed over to the expo. Eh, it was just ok. We were a little star struck when we saw Sara Hall. (Of course M had to point her out to me and say “um, she’s a big deal”) She was so down to earth and so sweet. I think I want to be here for Halloween.

We had calm evening, dinner a glass of wine and headed off to bed pretty early Friday night. Race time was 7am.

We woke with the birds, did our normal routine and headed to the shuttle.

Let the mind games start.

You can do this Amie, put your mind to it go for it, you got this. You know, totally pumping myself up.

We head to the start line, and we are off. I shot out like a dang banshee. Gone.

Miles 1-6 we absolutely beautiful, running by the water was memorizing to me. I found my pace and things we golden. I kept saying stay in front of the 2:00 pacers.

Mile 7-13.1 Nightmare on Elm Street.

I think that’s why I dreaded writing this post. You know sometimes it’s hard to admit where you fail. I totally failed in my training with this race. I could use the excuses that I let life get in the way, I didn’t make time, the race was too crowded and confusing, it was too hot, I was dehydrated. But it all comes down to the fact that I didn’t train like I should have.

At mile 7 hit a wall. (really? Amie mile 7) I’m talking full on heat stroke. (Ok that’s a slight exaggeration) I just wanted to finish.

I didn’t even look at my finished time. I really don’t want to look nor do I care.

Lesson learned: Motivation will take you to mile 6 in less than 60mins. Training will take you to mile 13.1 in under 2:00.

All things aside, I did learn there are bad races and there are good races. No more dwelling on this.

So what if it was a bad race, I got a weekend away with Marcia and we had a great time.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

I hope I never forget H at age 3

I know H has only been three for a short time but it seems like over night she has grown into her own little indepentant person. She is full of personality. #shegetsitfromhermamma.

I hope I never forget H at age three.

We went for her 3yr old check up yesterday.

Her Stats:

Weight: 30pd (finally) 41%. She's always been low in her weight. She's a great eater.

Length: 31 3/4 65% she has really grown over the year. She's ALL legs.

The 411 on our little sunshine:
1. She LOVES banana's. Will eat them all day every day.

2. She really into princess, barbies, Sofia the First and Doc McStuffins.

3. She loves going to "school" we are sure she is teacher's pet. EVERY time we pick her up she is usually sitting in Ms. Connie's lap. She gets along very well with the other kids. We really feel like she is learning a lot in school. Her vocabulary has expanded majorly.

4. She still calls sunscreen "sunscream" and I think it's adorable and always make her reapeat it 3 times just to hear her say "sunscream"

5. She is getting better at wearing clothes. She loves her (matilda jane) party dress and her Mickey Mouse tank top. She would wear these every day if we'd let her.

6. She has learned to swing by herself #thankyoubabyjesus

7. She is still a Daddy's girl. MAJORLY. it's ok I no longer take it personal.

8. She loves putting puzzel's together.

9. She loves putting blankets on her hear and calling herself tangeled. HA, I totally did this as a child. Minus the tangeled part.

10. She loves to pray before each meal and at bed time. Her little prayers are so sweet. My favorite is still:

Now I lay me down to sleep, No more Monkey's jumping on the bed...AMEN.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Monday/ Weekend Wrap up

It's Monday, It's a new week. I'm really hoping for a productive running week.

Friday night we had plans to have dinner with friends. I knew there would be booze and high calorie food. So before we left, I got on the treadmil and ran. FAST. The plan was to burn as many calories as possible so it would make up for the calories I would consume in cheese dip. I may have issues. HA! I knew I had to have a plan.


Eat something healthy before I went. Limit myself to 2 glasses of red wine. STAY AWAY FROM THE JUNK FOOD.

Drank two glasses of wine, stayed away from the junk food. I was doing great until...the end of the night. I have no idea how that bowl of cheese dip got in my mouth and to make it worse I washed it down with a delicious bug light! baby steps..


Saturday morning I knew I had some calories to run. nothing like motivation.

I managed to get in a lot of running this weekend and I stayed away from junk food and wine for the remainder of the weekend.

This week I started off with a 4am morning run. It was hard getting out of bed but I'm so glad I did it.

So on the H front,

My sweet child has learned how to open the front door. GASP. One time we cought her "letting the dog the front yard" When I asked her why she did that she said "because Manny wanted to go outside"


so we had a very stern conversation about why we don't open the front door.

I thought we were good. until I heard the front door and then close again.


I walked out the front door and there was H...(running back towards the front door) she didn't get far but far enought for my heart to skip a beat.

H said she thought she thought daddy was home.

Needless to say, M went to Lowes and bought a chain for the front door. I just can't take the chance of her running out the front door. I watch too much ID for that mess.

Has anyone else experianced this?

Friday, August 16, 2013

Five on Friday Link Up

Happy Friday everyone!! It's been a long week! Thankfully this is the first weekend this month that I'm not traveling. I plan on spending some quality time with my family, my running shoes, and the pool. That's what weekends are for...right?

Today I'm linking up for Five on Friday...


Can we just talk about the movies that are coming out this fall! I know I know, I'm totally aging myself. M and I LOVE movies. Every tuesday, we're like "oh what new movies are out on Uverse" jealous much?
So I'm super excited for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Nov 22. I don't know about you, but I was OBSESSED with the Hunger Games. I read all the books, ran with the audio books and then called all me friends and told them they HAD to read them. yep, I'm that girl. Opening night, I'll be that girl standing in line at midnight with my Hunger Games T-shirt on.


Have you seen "THE MASON BAR COMPANY"? I'm in love!



The high today is 84. It was 61 when I left the house this morning. Yes, it was 5am, but it was cold. My mind immediatley went to fall. Fall is my favorite season. Bring on the chili, hooded sweat shirts, leaves and Halloween. Yes, I'm already working on H's Halloween outfit.


I got tired of fighting H to brush her hair. So like any nurting mother. I had it cute off. She looks adorable. I know it's hair but GAH...What was I thinking?


My parents just celebrated 34 years of marriage. I really feel like my sister and I hit the jack pot with these two. My parents were high school sweet hearts, that never gave up on their marriage. They gave us the best life, the best childhood, the best foundation and the best reciepe to jungle juice...I kid I kid. Happy Anniversary to the best parents ever!

Happy Friday, friends..........


Thursday, August 15, 2013

Three Things Thursday

It has been a whirlwind of tears, party dresses, girls night, angry orchard, running, bed time stories, and hair cuts in the L house. Do you ever wish things would just slow down? Would the crazy mom please raise her hand?!

1. We are exactly 4 weeks away from our childless beach vacation. I am so looking forward to a week of laying on the beach, no cell phone, no tv, just me and the ocean, a book and a umbrella drink.

2. I am 12 weeks aways from my next race. This time I am going to try something new. It's a new thing called TRAINING. Yep, who would have thought? It's go time. Plus this race is in STL. What a better place to run than your home town with friends and family cheering you on.

3. I'd like to reserve a special place in heaven for my husband. He has really stepped it up these last weeks. I recently changed my schedluled to work 4 ten hour days. which means mommy leaves for work at 5am. READ: daddy gets H up and ready for school. Did I mention H is NOT a morning person? yes, poor daddy.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Race Day Must Haves

It's that time again FOLKS!!

Time for what you ask?


Tonight I head to STL to grab This sassy girl!

Then we hit the raod for ZOOMA

To use the term excited is a total understatement!

I am so ready for a weekend away with my bestie

As I was packing (like we were never coming home, can you say OVER PACKER)

I grabed all my MUST HAVES: I thought I'd share them with you!



Gotta have music! AND yes, sometimes you will hear me singing! loud and off key.


Can we say "obsessive" Have to have it! Why run if you don't know how fast or how far you are going!

3. Honey Stingers

I don't know if it's a mental thing but these things make me run like the wind.

4. GUM

I chew this like it's the only way to get into heaven. num num num

4. Running Skirt

LOVE LOVE LOVE this skirt from lululemon.

5. Socks

I'm usually a total tight wad, but these socks changed my life. They are Balega, ultra light and totally make a difference

6. Saucony Glide 6

last but not least, gotta have a good pair of running shoes!

Here's to a good race weekend!!

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Who are you Part 2

I'm linking up with "That's the thing about Destiny" today.

Describe 10 Pet Peeves that I have:

1. Smacking, Can't stand it! Close your mouth when you are eating people.

2. When someone walks through a door and doesn't hold it open. RUDE.

3. When people wear their socks inside out. Weird I know. Dives me nuts.

4. When people drive with their blinker on. Can't they hear that thing dinging?

5. When a race clearly states no pets and strollers in the back. It's beyond my why I ALWAYS see a stroller or a dog in the 2:00 pace group.

6. When people take two parking spots! Really if your car can't play well with others, leave it at home. Just saying.

7. When people ask me if I'm mixed? Not that anything is wrong with being mixed but how and why do complete strangers feel that comfortable to ask me if I'm mixed? I mean black people come in all shades people! And this is why I lay out folks...trying to help those in question. ha!

8. When people attempt to touch my hair. I go all kung foo on them. I don't know why but it drives me nuts. Don't touch my hair.

9. When a kid has snot running down their nose. GROSS. Wipe your kids nose.

10.When (M mostly) puts stuff on the bed: shoes, bags, etc. I don't know it just grosses me out. Your bed is your sanctuary. Don't be contaminiating with germs. (I know I'm strange)

Describe a typical day in your life.

Alarm goes off at 3:45am. I hit the treadmill for an hour. Leave for work by 5:15am. work from 6am-4:30pm. Pick H up from school (BEST part of the day is seeing her little face light up when she see's me) dinner-playtime, usually run or take a walk. Bath time. Bed Time with H. And if there is any energy left M and I may watch tv. 10pm
I'm usually out.

What was the hardest part of growing up?

Hmm? Not to sound like a brat, but I LOVED my child hood. It was absolutly the best. hmm, maybe the worst part was getting in trouble. In school when I was a little older. My dad had to bust out "billy the belt" I blame hormones.

Describe 5 weakness and stregths that I have:


1. I tend to be a little mouthy at times.
2. I can't keep a secret to save my life.
3. Buying things for H
4. Mike's blue eyes. Gets me everytime.
5. Being nice to the "socially challenged people" then I can't get ride of them.


1.Loyalty. I'll do anything for anyone.
2.If you tell me to do something, It will be done.
3.Very strong willed. maybe that's a weakness.
4.I'm always a good listener

Described when you knew your spouse was the one or how I fell in love.

How I knew M was the one: I was with a group of friends. He was a group of friends. It was a cardinals vs Cubs game and there was a sea of red shirts. M was wearing a green shirt. (unheard of, he stuck out like a sore thumb)Anyway I picked him right out, eventually he came up to me and we hit it off. We hung out for the rest of the night. When I left him that night he sent me a text, almost immediatly. I really wish I kept it or wrote it down but it said something along these lines: you are absolutly beautiful. I had the best time with you and I can't wait to see you again. We hung out the next few days. The first time he really hung out with my friends he told them he was "all in" "ready to marry and all" maybe it was the booze? ha, we had only been dating less than a month. Yes, it freaked me out, but I knew he was the one when I saw how loving he was to his Mother.

Sunday, August 4, 2013

My Husband the Jokester

This weekend I hit the road and headed back to STL with some girl friends of mine.

Our plan was to act like we were 23 not 32, shop, enjoy delicious food and drinks and act like we've lost our minds at BSB concert, we did all that and more, More details on that later.

When I got home I was feeling...a little large and in charge from all of the booze so I decided it would be a good idea to hit the old treadmill.

That was a horrible decision by the way. I was so dehydrated from all of the bud lights, my calves were cramping up like a Mother Fluffer.

 Let me set the scene.

It's about 8pm.

It's hotter than two mice in a wool sock in my garage.

I'm sweating like a Hebrew slave.

I NEVER leave the garage door open.

The treadmill is facing the wall/TV so I can not see anything behind me.

It was raining, I was hot.

I have 8 miles to run.

I was feeling a little brave.

I convinced myself that Freddy Krueger, like myself, doesn't like getting his hair wet so there was no way he'd snatch me while I was running.

I'm running in my own little hot world. I was focused on the TV.

 It was starting to get a little dark. (Read: I'm scared of someone coming up behind me)

You know that feeling you get when you feel like someone is watching you?

I had it.
 I turn around and see this shadow (because at this point it's pretty dark in the garage and outside, but light enough to run. I turned around just in time to see M lurch his big gorilla arms towards me.

Here's where it gets a little foggy because it happened so fast.

  M's Version: which I have to say is a little hard to understand because he's laughing uncontrollably.

I'm so sorry, I'm so sorry, OMG, I'm so sorry....which was hard to really feel that remorse since he was laughing so hard. I'm telling you ladies, he could work for Hallmark, writing sympathy cards.

I thought I'd just come up and say "boo" but you turned around (more laughing) You JUMPED so high! and Screamed..I've never heard you scream like that. omg...I wish I had that on tape.

I have never seen you so scared (laughter, but now there are tears rolling down his face) you were airborne for a good 3 seconds I tried to catch you before you hit the treadmill but I couldn't catch you. Then you FLEW right off the treadmill right between my legs.

Me: I can really tell you're sorry from all of your laughter M

I swear I turned around saw the gorilla arms come towards me... I JUMPED...

Mid air I thought to myself when am I going to land?

landed on my elbow..

I see M over me trying to catch me but at this point the treadmill was set on 7.0 so I FLEW right between his legs.

oh, I was madder than a fat kid at fat camp.

Who does that? So because I like a good joke every once in awhile, I am taking the higher road and laughing this one out but can I just say payback is a biotch.

I paused the treadmill, got a Band-Aid and got back on and finished my run.

He did come home with this sweet card. and yes that is a monkey on a treadmill

I'd like to mention that as I'm typing this he is STILL laughing..and saying "you should have seen your face" JERK

Friday, August 2, 2013

Who Are you?

Can you tell I'm super excited about my new blog look?! LOVE IT! Happy Friday!! Today I'm linking upt with:
List 20 random things about yourself. 1. I have a feet obssession. If you have janky feet you better beleive I'm looking at your cross eyed. Just call me the "Janky Feet police" 2. I have never drank one sip of milk in my life. Milk makes me gag. The smell, the thickness the fact that its white. PUKE. No thanks 3. Nothing make me smile quite like a well manicure lawn. It just makes me want to sit outside and sip sweet tea and sing Kenny Chesney songs. 4. I work for a hospital and deal make sure people get paid. People seem to be nicer to you when you deal with their paycheck. I think I hit the jack pot with this gig. 5. Nothing sends me into a chattering mess than boarding an airline. Hate flying. Thank goodness they serve wine on flights. 6. I LOVE wearing scrubs everyday to work...until I stepped on the scale. Your stuff spreads in scrubs (and when you have free access to the cafateria cookies...JESUS take the wheel) 7. My favorite number is 22. 8. When I was 8 I thought it would be fun to "pretend to drive" my grandma's car and then I discoved her keys and how if you turn the key the car starts driving...yep.. first driving lesson poor grandma had to chase the car down and stop it. whoops. 9. Valentine's Day is my favorite holiday. LOVE all things hearts, candy and daimonds. poor M 10. I still watch FULL HOUSE.HA, If I see it scrolling through the channels I always stop. 11. Favorite past time? Sitting with friends or family having a few adult beverages and laughing. 12. I'm obsessed with washing my hands. Especially before I eat. 13. The best part of my day is when I pick H up from school and the moment she see's me and says "Mamma" 14. The second best part of my day is when we sit down and eat dinner together as a family. 15. I think plastic in the microve causes cancer 16. I hate when the toothpaste has dried toothpaste on the top. GROSS. 17. I have a slight obssesion with the LIMITED. 18. I make it a point to see the beach once a year. 19. I'm a lefty! 20. I choose to only use blue pens. Why do they even make black pens? 3 Legimate fears: 1. Snakes, oh boy snakes. Like I will jump on your back scared. 2. Needles 3. Big snakes Discribe my relationship with my spouse M and are not like most couples, we laugh polk jokes at each other. We're like two kids who refuse to grow up. We have our moments but I wouldn't have it any other way. He's pretty lucky. small joke. What would I tell my 16 year old self You will not marry K, you will not die alone and become the cat lady. Things that make me happy Family, Friends, long runs, new shoes, shopping, church, wine Sorry about this layout...apparently I am special and can't figure out what's wrong.