Friday, February 9, 2007

Friday Follies

I was tagged in the nicest way by Sharon and I will get to that in just a moment.

I have nothing to report on the training front - I am still sick. Husband insisted on taking me to urgent care this morning. I woke up coughing at 2:30am, my chest was burning, and it felt like someone was standing on me. They nebulized me so I could breath better and sent me off with three different prescriptions. Just woke up from a great nap. Not sure if I slept so well because one of the meds made me stop coughing or if it was related to the "Caution: Do not operate heavy equipment" warning. Either way, I'm glad to have gotten some much needed sleep! I sure hope to be on the mend soon. Until then, at least I have a good reason to be lazy. :)

Anyway, back to the tag:

A — Available or Married? Happily Married to a wonderful man. :)
B — Best Friend? See above.
C — Childhood memory: Sitting on my grandpa's lap :)
D — Drink of Choice? dark coffee with half-n-half in the morning, water or iced tea (no sweetener) in the afternoon.
E — Essential Item? Sadly, it is probably the coffee with half-n-half in the morning. I just cannot start my day without it. This can be a problem when travelling. I've been known to bring a plunger pot, my own coffee, and half-n-half (or make a trip to the store upon arrival somewhere if carrying half-n-half isn't feasible)
F — Favorite Color? I love rich browns, but I'm actually quite fond of all warm colors
G — Gummi Bears or Worms? I really don't care for either.
H — Hometown? Toledo, OH
I — Indulgence? I've gotten pretty fond of clif honey peanut mojo bars and peppermint stick luna bars and eat one or the other almost daily as a snack. I also recently discovered dark chocolate MnMs; it's best if I just stay away from those all together.
J — January or February? February
K — Kids and Names? Stefan (15) & Marie (13)
L — Last Lipid profile results? Cholesterol - 186, triglycerides - 75, HDL - 74
M — Marriage Date? March 18, 1989
N — Number of Siblings? 1 older sister, Sue
O — Oranges or Apples? McIntosh Apples!! I love them. Why were they so hard to find this year?!?!?!
P — Phobias/Fears? I'm terribly afraid of heights. I also don't like driving in traffic.
Q — Favorite Quote? "I can to all things through Christ who strengthens me"
R — Reason to Smile? I have been so incredibly blessed, there no good reason NOT to smile.
S — Season? Fall
T — Tag 3 People! Sorry, I'm too sick to figure out who hasn't done this already so I am going to pass on tagging this time around.
U — Unknown Fact About Me: I have a hummingbird tattoo on my left shoulder
V — Vice? Red wine.
W — Worst Habit? I tend to leave my dirty gym clothes all over the house as I start taking things off when I get home - if anyone else in the family did that, it would drive me nuts.
X — X-terra or regular tri? Regular Tri for sure
Y — Your favorite food? Sea bass is mighty tasty as a main course, but hard to find here in the desert. Green Chile Papas (potatoes) is pretty tasty for any meal.
Z — Zodiac? Aquarius

Have a great weekend everyone!

7 comments:

  1. Oh Lisa you sound so so sick. I'm sorry that you have to be so miserable. I hope the hubby is babying you properly.
    Good for you for knowing you vital heart stats. When I get the time - which will not be until at least Monday when I'm off work. I'm going to post a long rant about taking charge of your health and the vital lab values everyone should know about themselves. Stay tuned for a mommy lecture. :)

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  2. Rest up and get better soon.

    medication with a cup a coffee, always a good combination to start the day off.

    I might have to try those mojo bars thou.

    Take care of yourself.

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  3. i hope you're feeling better and the meds have started to kick in. no fun to be sick - take it easy and get well!

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  4. Nice that you can have someone there to take care of you, be sure to get plenty of rest. I'm nursing a pretty bad left shin splint at the moment, just in time for the Austin Marathon next Sunday, unfortunately.

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  5. Your birthday must be coming up, or has just passed. Hope it was/will be a good one. Sometimes I feel the way you said - happy I can at least rest while I am sick. I believe that's why illness, most often, comes to us in the first place - to slow us down, to teach us something, to mellow us when we are too tense.

    As to the Bill Strickland school, the links are on my blog :).

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  6. My favorite color is brown too. My friends make fun of my brown clothes, shoes, and various shades of it on my walls. Hope you feel 100% better soon!

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