Moments of Wonderful

…rather than a lifetime of nothing special. A diabetes blog.

Moments of Wonderful - …rather than a lifetime of nothing special. A diabetes blog.

My top ten – not funny anymore guys!

I have been tagged (again) to do (another) meme. I love all of you – but you have to understand that I HATE memes!!

Rules:

Once you’ve been tagged, you have to write a blog with 10 weird, random, facts, habits or goals about yourself. At the end, choose 6 people to be tagged, list their names & why you tagged them. Don’t forget to leave them a comment saying “You’re it!” & to go read your blog. (Right – sorry not doing this part!)You cannot tag the person that tagged you, so since you’re not allowed to tag me back; let me know when you are done so I can go read YOUR weird, random, facts, habits and goals.

The ten:

  1. I am a very picky eater. It is not by taste though, I have this weird thing about textures. For example, I can’t stand brownies or cookies with nuts in them, but I love brownies and cookies and nuts.  Or I don’t like celery and onions in my potato salad. I think it is the mixture or the unexpected that gets me. Like potato salad is smooth and then all of a sudden you end up with the crunchy piece of celery or your mouth slides across an onion. Bleck!
  2. I used to want to be an actress. Seriously, that is what I wanted to be when I ‘grew up’. I even had headshots taken, but I pretty much gave it up after that point. Ironically enough, there is a scene in Spiderman II where Doc Ock is rampaging in the streets and there is this girl that falls on the roof of a car and screams. She is totally my doppleganger. You know how people tell you that you look like someone and you don’t really see it? I really think I look like this girl. Weird! 
  3. I love to cross-stitch. Yup, I am kinda a nerd, but I never told you any different did I?
  4. I love The Judds. In fact, in the computer class I took in college we had to create a PowerPoint presentation about something, and mine was about them. I read Naomi’s autobiography, love Wynonna’s music, see all of Ashley’s movies. I even have a copy of the made-for-TV movie of Naomi’s book on VHS that I taped from TV. See second sentence of #4.
  5. I don’t rent movies. It costs so much to rent them these days, so I just buy them. Sometimes previously viewed, sometimes not. It makes for a decent sized movie collection. I also have all the seasons of Dawson’s Creek, Gilmore Girls, House, Grey’s Anatomy. I am trying to decided between collecting Alias (nostalgia) or LOST (current).
  6. I think I am becoming a hermit. I hate crowds. I much prefer to buy things online on the chance that I might have to return it than actually go shopping. I much prefer books and movies to going out to clubs or anything like that.
  7. I started this blog to keep my family updated on my life when I moved across the country. They hardly ever read it, and they never comment. One day I was randomly blog hopping and I found the diabetes community. I don’t know that I would have continued blogging if it wasn’t for them. I mean, how long can you keep talking if no one is listening. Like a tree falling in the forest, does a blogger without comments make a noise?
  8. I was born in New York but I had never been to NYC until 2003. We moved when I was a little kid, but even on all our trips back to visit family, I guess it just never really fit with our plans.
  9. I want to get a doctorate degree. I went straight from high school to college to graduate school. I had my masters degree by 24 but I was totally ‘schooled out’. Now I kinda miss being in the classroom. The only problem is that I am not passionate enough about anything to go back and especially write a thesis about it which means I can’t pick a school or a program. But I think about it all the time.
  10. I am counting on the fact that not too many people read blogs on the weekend because I am posting this picture. See #2. 

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Have a great weekend everyone!! 😀

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  • Jillian says:

    Thank you! It was so worth it, at least from my point of view. I totally get the weird textures of food thing. I don’t do the baked good with nuts thing, even though I like both things separately. In that picture you look like you could have auditioned to be on any show that currently runs on Nick at Night!

    May 16, 2008 at 10:19 pm
  • Colleen says:

    Cute photo! I enjoyed reading about you this Saturday morning.

    May 17, 2008 at 6:31 am
  • Allison Blass says:

    I only think it’s a good value to buy a movie if you plan to watch it more than once. I mean, to rent a movie in NJ is $4. To buy a movie is around $10-15. So if I’m only planning to watch it once, why spend $15? I actually do Netflix now, which is great because for $18 I can get as many movies as I can watch in a month and there are no late fees. I’m terrible with returning movies, and I often spend $15 on one movie just because I can never remember to bring it back… I suppose in that way I agree with you, that buying is better than renting. But if you can remember, then it isn’t worth it. But anyway, with Netflix, it’s like $1-$2 a movie for me because I watch so many.

    Oh and your photo is so cute. 🙂

    May 17, 2008 at 11:18 am
  • George says:

    Awesome Pic! I know you hate meme’s but yours are always good.

    May 17, 2008 at 11:44 pm
  • Donna says:

    I’m with you on the renting movies thing. I don’t remember the last time I rented one. But I buy them all the time. When you can get them for $5-$10, why rent them? Plus, I watch them over & over & over again. I love movies!

    We have the “hermit” thing in common, too. That’s an unfortunate thing, isn’t it?

    Love the picture! I would have recognized you anywhere. You haven’t changed a bit!

    May 20, 2008 at 8:19 pm
  • Kerri. says:

    Your picture is so adorable that Siah just mushed her face against the screen and tried to out-cute you. I think the Sausage is feeling a wee bit threatened. 😉

    June 1, 2008 at 10:55 pm

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