Friend Makin’ Monday

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If you’ve taken part in Friend Makin Mondays before then you are familiar with the rules. If you’re new, please take a moment to answer this week’s question on your own blog then add your link in the comments section here so we can all see your FMM questions and answers. Please invite your blog readers to add their links here too so everyone has to opportunity to be seen. The idea is to connect with other awesome bloggers so take a moment to read and comment on a couple of other posts.

This week’s random questions come from me….  if you some topic/question suggestions for FMM, please email your ideas to Sarah at sarah@losingweightandhavingfun.com…So let’s get started

1. If you had to be allergic to something, what would it be? Wouldn’t it be fantastic is I was allergic to processed sugars… I think this weight loss thing would be soooo much easier.

2. If you sat next to Jesus on a bus, what would you talk about? Well obviously I would want to know why he was on the bus, then I would ask

3. If money and time were no object, what would you be doing right now? On some private island enjoying life with my family.

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4. If you had one day to live over again, what day would that be? To be honest I don’t think that I’ve come to that day yet (since I’m not married or have children), I think I would have a better answer if I was toward the end of my life

5. If you could eat your favorite food right now, what would it be?

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6. If you could learn any skill, what would it be? I would love to be fluent in a few languages, Spanish and ASL would be the ones that I would start with….

7. If you were sent to live on a space station for three months, and could only take three personal items, what would they be? My iPod, a way to communication with the outside world and my blanket…

8. If you could buy a car right no (money no object) what would it be?  Lexus RX Hybrid.

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9. What’s your favorite cartoon character and why? It would defiantly be Bobby Generic because he had his family are totally adorable… plus I used to love Howie Mandel (I don’t know it was a phase)

 

10. Does your name have a special meaning or were you named after someone special? Well I was named after my father who’s name is Tyrone…. BUT Tyra  is a variant of Thyra . My name has Scandinavian. German and Old Norse roots.It means Thor’s fight or light. Without my mother knowing it she names me after a Danish Princess

And since we ended with Princess Thyra, I’m gonna go Danish and say, Indtil næste gang

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Friend Makin’ Mondays: Random Questions

Happy Monday everyone. Before we begin Sarah is raising money for Family House, here is a link to the Jamberry party page .  30% of all sales will be donated to Family House. So you can get pretty nails whilst helping a great cause.

 

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Friend Makin’ Mondays: Random Questions

If you’ve taken part in Friend Makin Mondays before then you are familiar with the rules. If you’re new, please take a moment to answer this week’s question on your own blog then add your link in the comments section here so we can all see your FMM questions and answers. Please invite your blog readers to add their links here too so everyone has to opportunity to be seen. The idea is to connect with other awesome bloggers so take a moment to read and comment on a couple of other posts. Once again yours truly supplied the questions… so if you want to participate or submit questions…. check out Sarah’s page

 

1. Would you rather go without television or fast food for the rest of your life? I can give up fast food …. I don’t think that I have ever eaten it for the taste, I think more than anything I eat for the convenience of it. Plus there are tons of copy cat recopies online, if I was really jonesing for something in particular. But television… you have got to be crazy… we recently changed cable providers and the time in between was hell…

2. Would you rather have permanent diarrhea or permanent constipation? Neither sounds like a party… and unfortunately I’ve has both. This story is TMI so you might want to pass this question. Right after my liver transplant I was on some heavy duty pain medication and I hadn’t had a bowl movement…at this point it was nearly two weeks, and I had stopped eating because I honestly felt like there was no more room in my body to hold anything. I called my transplant coordinator (who is a nurse who is your “call to person”) and told her my issue. And she said something to me that I will never forget (I should also say that my mom told me to do the same thing) she told me to stick my finger up my butt and proceed to “scoop out the poop” I told her under no uncertain terms would my finger be scooping out my crap… so she proceeded to prescribe me a hospital grade laxative and within the next 12 hours I felt an urge…. it was not pretty. first of all I’ve super sore in my stomach area from the surgery…and since my abdomen muscles were cut, they are pretty useless and I can “push” it was painful, there was a lot of sweating, a lot of cursing, and I think I might have left gouges in the sink” I walked away from that experience totally know what it feels like to give birth… that is something that I NEVER want to experience again…so my long winded answer is I’d rather have diarrhea (which would probably kill be due to me going into shock for the dehydration… what the hell was I thinking with this question?

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3. Would you rather be handsome/beautiful and dumb or be ugly and really smart? Ugly and smart…. or in my case passable attractive and smart as a whip Smile

4. Would you rather be always be cold or always be hot? I walk around feeling cold all the time so its not big deal to be could you imagine walking around being hot and sweaty all the time.

5. Would you rather be deaf or blind? I would rather be blind. Music in particular is very important to me, but I think I there are things in the world that I would rather not see anyway.

6. Would you rather eliminate hunger and disease or be able to bring lasting world peace? Hunger and Disease. Who knows maybe if the worlds most vulnerable people would feel more empowered if they had their basic needs met…. But as long as there’s me an earth there has been war… so I’m not sure that world peace is even achievable.

7. Would you rather be stranded on a deserted island alone or with someone you don’t like? I need human interaction, even if it’s from someone that I can’t stand. I figure that if we are there long enough we are gonna have to communicate…. plus that whole “live together, die alone”… we gonna have to depend and trust each other to survive… besides once we get recused… I’m sure we won’t want to see each other anyway

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8. Would you rather see the future or change the past? Neither, I think things are meant to happen, and if I went back and changed the past, I wouldn’t be the person that I am, the lesson I learned would be for nothing.  There are times when I think , “it would have been nice to get this diagnosed earlier, maybe I wouldn’t have ad to go through this or that”… but I feel like there is a bigger meaning behind my struggles.

9. Would you rather be three inches taller or three inches shorter? Being nearly six feet tall… TOTALLY… I would probably look thinner too… and I’m all for that!

10. Would you rather wrestle a lion or fight a shark? Considering both option may leave me seriously mangled and deformed I’m gonna simply say I don’t care…

As the Thai people would say….จนกว่าจะถึงเวลาถัดไป

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Friend Makin’ Monday: Random Questions

So what were my Mountains and Molehills this week? My Mountain  is still VACATION  and getting a chance to spend time with my brother and his girlfriend who I don’t see often, and spending time with the family ; and just reconnecting. My Molehill is that we will be leaving  soon… reality calls

If you’ve taken part in FMM before then you are familiar with the rules. If you’re new, please take a moment to answer this week’s question on your own blog then add your link in the comments section here so we can all see your FMM questions and answers. Please invite your blog readers to add their links here too so everyone has to opportunity to be seen. The idea is to connect with other awesome bloggers so take a moment to read and comment on a couple of other posts. Now it’s time for this week’s topic!

This weeks questions are supplied by yours truly , so theoretically I should have some awesome answers… but that’s something only you guys an tell me. But in the meantime if you’d like to submit question for Friend Makin Monday  send an email to Sarah at  sarah@losingweightandhavingfun.com

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Random Questions

1.What is your favorite way to waste time at work without getting caught?
Online Shopping… I love it…

2. What would be the title of your autobiography?

What The F#ck! – The Genius of Living Your Life Full of Snark

3. When you were at school, what did you want to be when you grew up?

When I was in the second or third grade I wanted to be a secretary. I loved (and still love) the idea of paper , pens, files and all those things…but as I got older that answer changed. I thought about being a doctor, a teacher and a a nurse (I wanted to be in a position where I could help people) As I’ve gotten older, I think the job that would suit me the most would be a writer.

4. If you could invent a gadget, what would it be and why?

Something that would take inventory of the room and be able to locate something if it goes missing. I can’t tell you how many times, I lose my keys, my phone, my cats…. a gadget like this would make my life so much easier.

5. What is your favorite quote?

If you’re going through hell, keep going  – Winston Churchill
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had to recite this to myself…. life sucks sometimes…and it might seem like what ever struggle your going through is never ending… but eventually you come out on the other side, stronger than you were before

6. What is the best meal you have every had?

It was spaghetti that my mother had, now I should probably explain this because I hate spaghetti… but at the time I was awaiting my second liver transplant, I was depressed and so sick and I didn’t want to celebrate my birthday AT ALL. My mom asked me to come over and my cousin Michelle was there and even though I wasn’t eating much during that time I made an effort to eat… and it was fantastic. I will always remember that birthday and that plate of spaghetti… FYI: My mom said the reason why it tasted so good was because she put a little bit extra love in it

7. If you could choose your age forever, what  you  would you choose and why?

I would be 17 years old. I was emotional and moody as a teenager…. I was in such a rush… to be an adult… to be free… and looking back now I want to just cry because I was in a  rush to do nothing. I think I spent most of my life saying, “I can’t wait to turn 18” Then when I did it was such a let down … nothing magical happened; I didn’t instantly become an adult… I felt exactly the same as did when I turned 17…it wasn’t until years later when I turned 30 when I actually felt like an adult.

8. What TV game show would you like to go on?

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I have always wanted to go on the Family Feud, and I ALWAYS tell my family that I would have to hire people to pretend to me my family so that we can win

9. If you had one day to live over again, what day would it be?

Honestly I don’t know, I think maybe  I would have a better idea when I’m 80 years old

10. You are planning the most awesome dinner party of your life. Which 3 celebrities/historical figures (past or present) would you add to you guest list?

Queen Elizabeth, Marilyn Monroe, and Abraham Lincoln

As my friends in Nepal would say,

 अर्को समय सम्म
 

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Friend Makin Mondays: Random Questions

Yet another beautiful Monday!

So apparently I’m on this new thing were I can’t sleep past 6am even if I dead tired and need to get up and do stuff, and by 7pm I’m grouchy, can’t deal with the world and desperately needs to go to bed (missing all my TV shows in the process) and it’s weird since I walk around pretty zoned out for most of the day I don’t really want to do much of anything…. I tend to go through periods of strange sleep cycles and insomnia…it’s so annoying…. so let’s get to it shall we…

If you’ve taken part in FMM then you know the rules. If you’re new, please take a moment to answer this week’s question on your own blog then add your link in the comments here as well as over at  Losing Weight and Having Fun so we can all see your FMM questions and answers.  The idea is to connect with other awesome bloggers so take a moment to post your own FMM post and comment on a couple of other posts. Now it’s time for this week’s topic! This weeks questions are supplied by me!!!

 

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Random Question

1. Have you ever had a reoccurring dream? What was it?

I no longer what this dream, but I had it for years when I was younger, I would always be in a crowed place (the location would change all the time) and my mother would call me and I would run to her then once I was at her side, she would call me again and an exact replica would be on the other side of me, I would always have to chose with one was the “right” mom and I would ALWAYS chose wrong. I honestly think that dream psychologically scarred me a little bit… pretty heavy stuff for a 6 – 7 year old

2. What was the weirdest food you’ve ever eaten?

I have always been the “I’ll try anything once” and I’m also the girl that will sit at home and watch an all day long marathon of Bizarre Foods . Being of African American origin with family ties in the South somedownload would say that I already eat pretty weird foods, but honestly the weirdest thing (and the most disturbing thing) I’ve ever eaten was Haggis. That’s all I have to say about it… you can use your imagination from here.

3. Can you comfortably eat in a restaurant by yourself? Go to movie?

I tend to go to the movies out of myself, simply because I always want to go see movies that no one else wants to see, but eating alone, I’ve done it more than a few times, but I’ll either be on the phone or reading something, and now that I write this I don’t really know why eating along is such an issue for me, I have no issues eating along at home … maybe I just don’t like to see people I don’t know shoving food down my mouth.

4. What would you leave in your will for the person you care about the most?

I honestly don’t have anything to leave behind… I would give my nail polish collection to my friend Robin only because she would appreciate it. I guess everything is up for grabs. This is a depressing question, who came up with this?…..uhmm never mind.

5. Would you rather…Go without television or fast food for the rest of your life?

No brainer for sure… I would go without the fast food…TV?I couldn’t go without TV…. I would go mad.

6. What was the best thing that happened to you this past week?

On Thursday I was able to bring Tsuki… who I love to call Tsuki Monster (rhymes with Cookie Monster) I didn’t even mean to call her that, but on the way home she was in her carrier and I called out to her… and I thought, “well that’s cute, I’ll totally keep it”

When I brought her home I was fully prepared for there to me an adjustment period so I made sure to have her bed, litter box and food in the same small area (along with some toys) I let her out of her carrier and she walked out.. sniffed everything …went straight to her box and did her business… then set out to explore the entire house… she explored high and low, sniffed every single corner of the house then when she found her new home suitable, she jumped on the bed and took a nap… later she found her favorite toy (a white fuzzy ball that she had at her foster home) brought it back to the bed and played with it.. So it was a good day

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7. List the food items you take at a salad bar.

A little bit of this… a little bit of that! When I’m one my salads no longer look like salads… more like a colorful messdownload (1)

8. If you were in the “Miss America” talent competition, what would your talent be? (Note: both guys & gals have to answer this question)

So I play viola an I went to an Arts High school, so you would think that I would say that but, I don’t feel like that’s my real talent… my real talent is how quickly I can fall asleep …. anywhere you think the Miss American organization would allow that?

9. What do you keep in the trunk of your car?

Various car sundries, extra oil, some towels, a shovel in case I get stuck and have to dig out somewhere, a foldable chair in case I go somewhere and there is no siting available…  a sun hat. a bottle of water and a recyclable grocery bag. exposing this this to you all I feel like I have let you in on my inner sanctum… how many people do you know carry both a shovel and a chair in their trunk? LOL

10. How many rings before you answer the phone?

Depends on who it is an what time it is…  My mom and my brothers usually get a couple, but you know when someone calls and you’re not sure if you want to talk to them… so I let it ring a little bit longer…. and I know for a fact that I’m not the only on who does that

 

I hope everyone enjoyed this weeks questions…

Until Next Time!

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Friend Makin’ Mondays: Random Questions

So yesterday the groundhog predicted 6 more weeks of winter, and person in Chicago would have told you that. This winter has been brutal as most people in the United States can attest to. Man I can’t wait until the summer, and I’m putting this out there and I promise I will not complain one time when it gets hot this summer…. This is the view from the back of the house…. and we’re getting more snow. I feel like I’m gonna be buried in snow soon….

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wpid-friend-makin-monday-for-post3-300x179If you’ve taken part in FMM then you know the rules. If you’re new, please take a moment to answer this week’s question on your own blog then add your link in the comments section here at: www.alltheweigh.com so we can all see your FMM questions and answers. Please invite your blog readers to add their links here too so everyone has to opportunity to be seen. The idea is to connect with other awesome bloggers so take a moment to post your own FMM post and comment on a couple of other posts. Now it’s time for this week’s topic!

Random Questions

1. Did you watch the Super Bowl?  If so, what was your favorite part?  Nope, didn’t watch it, My mom and I watched the Puppy Bowl, then the Kitten Bowl and then closed out the evening with a Real Housewives of Atlanta marathon… I did tune in to watch the Half Time Show to see Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers…. but I hear the game was a blood bath… I hope  nobody lost money betting on the Broncos bruno

2. What is the weather like where you live?  Cold, Cold, Cold, with a lot of snow. Yesterday the weather was  24 and right now as I write this post it’s currently 11 degrees and we are preparing for yet another snow storm…. gotta love Chicago!

3. When is your birthday?  June 11th                                                                                           

4. Do you prefer sparkling water or flat water?  Flat water with fruit in it…. that’s my thing now… it give the water just a little bit of flavor… I really enjoy it!

5. How many hours did you sleep last night?  7

6. What is your favorite day of the week? I actually don’t know if I have a favorite day… I guess the day I deem my “rest day” from the gym is my favorite

7. If you had to choose between riding a bike or swimming, which would you choose?  I suppose it depends on the day, but generally, I think I’d pick swimming.  I absolutely love it.

8. How often do you eat red meat?  I don’t eat it often, but tonight I will be having a hamburger. I think that I eat read meat twice a month

9. What time did you wake up this morning? 7:00 am, my great-aunt called and woke me up. I’m not sure why I picked up the first thing that came out of her mouth was “WAKE UP” what happened to saying good morning… geez!!

10.20140201_135948 Do you have any goals for the week?  I’m going to complete my first week of Couch to 5k training, and I’m going to try to up the amount of protein that I eat (according to my doctor I’m not eating enough and I’m going to the gym six days this week… despite the weather… My goal this month is “no excuses”

I’ve got a long day ahead of my, food shopping, eye appointment and then off to the gym…until next time

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