Thursday, June 19, 2008


Made a curry tonight that we'll eat tomorrow after it's had a day to settle. Instead we're having salad. I've also started a spreadsheet with my food/calories because with all the stress of the past month I have gained back every freaking pound I had lost. So much for size 12. Sigh. I need to treat my body better than I have this past month. No more comfort eating.

Though I may be stuffing some cake in my mouth tomorrow to keep from crying. I reserve that right. I'm supposed to be going to the baby shower for my friend J. The one who got pregnant while doing all sorts of drugs and drinking. The baby appears to be just fine and dandy though, which of course I am happy about. Just really fucking skeeved that I can't get pregnant no matter how much coke I snort. (No I am not snorting coke. In fact, I'm not even drinking soda anymore.)

Fuck it.
I'll do a meme I saw Queenie did over at Baby, Borneo or Bust. I've done the ones in bold.

Bought everyone in the bar a drink
Swam with wild dolphin
Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
Been inside the Great Pyramid
Held a tarantula
Taken a candle lit bath
Said I love you and meant it
Hugged a Tree
Bungee jumped
Visited Paris
Watched a lightening storm at sea
Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise
Seen the Northern Lights
Gone to a huge sports game
Walked the stairs to the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa
Grown and eaten your own vegetables
Touched an iceberg
Slept under the stars
Changed a baby’s diaper
Taken a drip in a hot air balloon
Watched a meteor shower
Gotten drunk on champagne
Given more than you can afford to charity
Looked up at the night sky through a telescope
Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment
Had a food fight
Bet on a winning horse
Asked out a stranger
Had a snowball fight
Screamed as loudly as you possibly can
Held a lamb
Seen a total eclipse
Ridden a rollercoaster
Hit a home run
Danced like a fool, not caring who watched
Adopted an accent for an entire day (bad idea to start dating somebody you meet that day, btw)
Actually felt happy about your life, even for a moment
Had two hard drives for your computer
Visited all 50 states
Taken care of someone who was too drunk
Had amazing Friends
Danced with a Stranger in a foreign country
Watched wild whales
Stolen a sign
Hitchhiked in Europe (Kind of. And it's a bad idea.)
Taken a road-trip
Gone rock climbing
Midnight walk on the beach
Gone sky diving
Visited Ireland
Been heartbroken longer than you were in love
In a restaurant sat at a stranger’s table and ate with them
Visited Japan
Milked a cow
Alphabetized your CDs
Pretended to be a superhero
Sung karaoke
Lounged around in bed all day
Posed nude in front of strangers
Gone scuba diving
Kissed in the rain
Played in the mud
Played in the rain
Gone to a drive-in theater
Visited the Great Wall of China
Started a business
Fallen in love and not had your heart broken
Toured ancient sites
Taken a martial arts class
Played a computer game for more than 6 hours straight
Gotten married
Been in a movie
Crashed a party
Gotten divorced
Gone without food for 5 days
Made cookies from scratch
Won first prize in a costume contest
Ridden a gondola in Venice
Gotten a tattoo
Rafted the Snake River
Been on television news program as an “expert”
Got flowers for no reason
Performed on a stage
Been to Las Vegas
Recorded Music
Eaten shark
Had a one-night stand
Gone to Thailand
Bought a house
Been in a combat zone
Buried one/both of your parents
Been on a cruise ship
Spoken more than one language fluently (no, but lots of languages poorly)
Performed in Rocky Horror
Raised children (Kind of. I was a live in nanny)
Followed your favorite band/singer on tour
Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
Picked up and moved to another city
Walked on the Golden Gate Bridge
Sang loudly in the car and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking
Had plastic surgery
Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have
Wrote articles for a large publication
Lost over 100 lbs
Held someone while they were having a flashback
Piloted an airplane
Petted a stingray
Broken someone’s heart
Helped an animal give birth
Won money on a TV game show
Broken a bone - does my big toe count?
Gone on an African safari
Had a body part below the neck pierced
Fired a rifle, shotgun or pistol
Eaten mushrooms gathered in the wild
Ridden a horse (bareback! I used to exercise a friend's horse and usually rode bareback. The best.)
Had major surgery
Had a snake as a pet
Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
Slept for more than 30 hours over 48 consecutive hours
Visited more foreign countries than US States
Visited all 7 continents
Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
Eaten Kangaroo meat
Eaten sushi
Had your picture in the paper (when I was in third grade and won a prize for an invention. I wore a lilac corduroy skirt/vest combo with a frilly blouse.)
Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about
Gone back to school
Petted a cockroach
Eaten fried green tomatoes
Read the Illiad
Selected one important author who you missed school to read
Killed and prepared an animal for eating
Skipped all of your school reunions
Communicated with someone without sharing a common language
Been elected to public office - I don't suppose Speech Team Captain counts?
Written your own computer language
Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream
Had to put someone you love in hospice care
Build your own PC from parts
Sold your own artwork to someone that didn’t know it was yours
Had a booth in a street fair
Dyed your hair
Been a DJ
Shaved your head
Caused a car accident
Saved someone’s life (Sort of. I was lifeguarding and it wasn't close or anything.)


  1. You've shaved your head? Hmm. Maybe you should get that cropped platinum doo.

    I am totally up for an Indy IFer convention! Where should we go that no pregnant people will be? Hmmm....

  2. Sorry about the weight gain. I am the queen of comfort food right now. I hear coke's a great weight loss tool. Hmmm. (KIDDING!)

    Love the meme! :)

  3. You posed nude in front of strangers? There's got to be a good story behind that one!

    I hope the shower is quick and painless tomorrow.

  4. Hey your curry will be great, i luv curry! What kind did you make?

    Have fun at your baby shower, dont you just love that while partyin' someone gets pregant, opps and then 9 months later a healthy baby woo-f'in-hoo! Love it!

    Do tell about nude posing that has got to be a good one. xoxox

  5. I love the lavender courdoroy.

    But now I need you to explain the posing nude part, dude.

    Finally, I have no idea who Mia is or what her hair looks like, but why not??? Life is short. . .

  6. Yes, I agree with the others... what is the story behind posing nude?

  7. Giving up soda wasn't a big deal, but giving up tea was tragic for me. Since I'm on a rest month, I've been downing tea again! LOL! (cause, rest month's don't count, right?). Anyway, I'm giving it up again sometime next week. Maybe.

    So hard...

    Love the meme!

  8. You performed in Rocky Horror? Me too! Who were you? I was Janet every week of my junior and senior year of high school.