It's been almost 2 months............................... since I blogged and I have so much to share (hahahahaha, gotcha didn't I?). Jon is having a "guy's and Wii lunch" tomorrow so I am keeping myself out of the house for awhile and thinking that a trip to Starbucks with my laptop will be in order and hopefully I can do some update posts there.
But I wanted to get back into blogging with something easy so.......
Ive been reading this on some other blogs and here it goes!
A. Age: 31
B. Bed size: Queen; at the beginning of the night it feels too large and by 3 AM it's too small and I want to stretch out, in the middle of the bed and Jon seems to want to do the same!
C. Chore I hate: Mopping and dusting. But fortunately I have a really great housekeeper named Hilda who does most of it. I had to break out my own mop, a steam mop this morning when Sadie threw up. (thankfully on the tile in the kitchen and not in the carpet, yay! for small wins).
D. Dog: Yes, sweet Sadie. She weighs 40 lbs and is ten or eleven years old and completely snuggly and cute.
E. Essential start to my day: Peace and quiet; I am a slow starter and I really don't want to talk to you that early.
F. Favorite color: Grey and dark, dark orange.
G. Gold or silver: Silver; but I have a fabulous gold Movado watch that I can't seem to match.
H. Height: I think I'm 5'5". But the lady who did my physical last year for life insurance said I was 5'6". Who knows?
I. Instruments I play: I used to play the oboe. I can still kinda play piano. I've also played the clarinet and Marimba. They are all closely related. I can't seem to play a guitar to save my life.
J. Job title: RN- neurobehavioral a.k.a. psychiatry; I switched jobs at the end of January and now work in a mostly geri psychiatric unit. We mostly have patients with dementia, which isn't always interesting to me but every now and then....when the moon is in alignment with the stars.......we get a flood of "real psychiatric patients" like we have right now and then I get a familiar taste in my mouth of why I love psychiatry and feel like I am in my element again. It's like an adrenaline rush and I feel so relaxed and at ease.
K. Kids: Not yet but hoping to be ready to start trying sometime this year but I have a blood clotting disorder that makes me prone to miscarriages and automatically puts us in the high risk category and means that I will have to take injections of blood thinner medication (anticoagulants) twice a day throughout my pregnancy and possibly before to make the pregnancy "stick" so to speak.I already take these every time we travel and it's nothing new but....twice a day for 9 months is a little bit longer than I'm used to. Because we use NFP my doctor is requesting that I go for a "pre-conceptual consult" to the high risk obstetricians soon just in case we should get a "surprise!" and because they like to plan before you plan. Whew! I say I want 3 kids but......we will see how the first one goes and go from there. Not ready just yet......but having 2 of my best friends pregnant and being surrounded by all of these other pregnant women are definitely making me jealous, jealous, jealous. It's a weird, difficult to describe feeling.
L. Live: Nashville TN
M. Mom's name: Pamela
N. Nicknames: Shug (from my brothers), Bratley (from Jon)
O. Overnight hospital stay: when I was 19 or 20 for 4 nights after I developed blood clots in my legs, a.k.a. DVTs. This is when I found out I had the blood clotting disorder.
P. Pet peeves: dirty dishes, irresponsibility, ignorance, people not using their 5 senses all at once, people who lack non verbal communication interpretation skills, slow drivers, bad pet owners, slow checkout lanes, my schedule/routine being turned around.
Q. Quote from a movie: "where we're going we don't need any roads."
R. Righty or lefty: ambidextrous, depends on the moment
S. Siblings: 2 brothers, i have no sister skills in me and i'm okay with that
T. Time I wake up: If it's a work day then 5:30 a.m.; non work days are between 6:30-9 a.m.; yes I know that's a broad range but it varies
U. Underwear: Usually
V. Vegetable you dislike: any that are cooked to death and most peas
W. What makes me run late: Jon, Jon, Jon!
X. X-rays: recently just my teeth. I had a few in my 4th semester of nursing school when I was in a car wreck and broke my wrist but not too many since then.
Y. Yummy food you make: I love to cook and most of the things I make are pretty yummy. I love to take a normal recipe and modify into a lower fat, higher nutritional content recipe. One of my favorite things to do is to make something that tastes really yummy and also has a lot of goods nutrients in it.
Z. Favorite zoo animal: Errr, I don't know.....anteaters maybe.
That's it and now you know WAY too much about me!