Tuesday, November 20, 2007

My First Meme

First Time to Be Tagged for A Meme

The Rules:

1. Link to the person’s blog who tagged you.
2. Post these rules on your blog.
3. List seven random and/or weird facts about yourself.
4. Tag seven random people at the end of your post and include links to their blogs.
5. Let each person know that they have been tagged by posting a comment on their blog.

1. God strayed from the basic floor plan when He made me, and it almost killed me. When I was nine, my appendix ruptured. It had been ruptured for days before I got to the hospital, but the only reason they admitted me was fever and dehydration. After many tests, the doc guessed and decided to open me up “in case” it was my appendix. By that time, serious infection had already set in. The reason they didn’t find it sooner? It was directly behind my stomach, and the ultrasound couldn’t see it.

2. I had the amazing opportunity to travel overseas last summer. I got to spend a week in Israel, right after they started bombing Lebanon. In fact, we saw fireworks of the dangerous kind. We were surrounded by young girls and boys (children really) with guns everywhere due to even the regular political turmoil. In the midst of all that, it was the most calm and peaceful I’ve felt anywhere. Especially n Jerusalem. I hadn’t expected to get that attached to a place, but I will definitely return with anticipation!

3. I looked like a vampire until I was twelve. I was born without the teeth in between my front teeth and canines. So for a while all you could really see was my pointy teeth. Over 2 1/2 years spent in braces to pull them all together, so now I have no eye teeth. Did I mention my gene pool is shallow.

4. I went to school on a musical theatre scholarship, but was told by my parents that I could not major in it. So I majored in art instead. I got BFA in Painting, having never taken any art classes before. I have always loved to draw though. My parents were thrilled...NOT!

5. I have the bad tendency of stopping watches. I don’t know how. I wear them for a little while, and they spontaneously stop. I take them off and a few days later, they’re ticking again. The batteries are always good too. My co-worker put up a sign above my desk that says “You have entered the Bermuda Triangle”
That might be a good reason to avoid getting a pump.

6. I secretly am addicted to the show, Lisa Williams: Life Among the Dead. I’m usually really skeptical about psychics and mediums, but she has me believing. Now, I sometimes wonder if loved ones, are around during inappropriate moments. That kind of freaks me out.

7. Not so fun note. I have a stalker. I have had to move three times to get away from him. I even have my parents address on my license, so I can’t be traced that way. Protection order and everything. This is the reason for not having my picture posted. My name is also a variation of my real name. Sorry guys, not trying to mislead.

I'm tagging a few D365ers and Jeff
Daena, Jennifer, Chris, Naomi,and Michelle
Wait that's six.. Oh well.


in search of balance said...

Wow, that was interesting. My parents balked at me majoring in painting! So I waited till grad school.. heehee.

That thing about the stalker is really scary. I hope you get that fixed somehow, soon!

Bernard said...


That #7 doesn't sound like any fun. Sorry to hear about it.

Hmm, you may be right about the pump.

Colleen said...

I'm glad you commented on mine so I could read yours. Nice to meet you.

Mandy said...
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Mandy said...

Beth -
Smart plan, where did you go to grad school?

Things have a way of working out... The stalker is how I met my fiance - HE'S A COP! Probably the only one brave enough to date me.

Bernard -
Currently I have a perpetual motion watch, and it hasn't stopped yet. Think they make a pump that runs that way?

Very nice to meet you as well. I love the way the OC works.

dae said...

i'm glad the stalker bit worked out pretty good, in a sense. :)


in search of balance said...

Mandy, I went to Savannah College of Art and Design.

Well, in that case... hooray for your stalker? Er.... or at least, hooray for your fiance. Yeah, that's better.

Mandy said...

I had a good friend named Chelsea who went there. SOOOO JEALOUS!!