Sunday, September 27, 2009

10 things about me...

The reason for keeping a journal or blog, I think, is to have a keepsake of things that were going on in your life at the time it was being written. For me it helps to put things down, where i can see them. I am a visual person, so seeing something in black and white helps me focus on the problem and come up with a solution. It also helps me to focus my thoughts. My mind is always going 1000 miles a minute with all kinds of things, and writing down the important stuff leaves more room for the not so important stuff. Another reason I like to write things down is release. Once it is on paper (or computer screen) I can let it go, to fly out into the cosmos, to do it's magic. I had the idea today to write down 10 things about me that are true today, Sept. 27, 2009. It might be kinda fun to look back in a year and see how things have changed...

  1. I have not worked in 6 months because of a disease called cellulitis. It is on my lower left leg, around my ankle. It is basically an open sore that is infected and oozy. So far nothing has really worked to cure it.
  2. I have been married for 26 years this Novemeber. I have one son and one grandbaby.
  3. Since my Mom died, Aug. 12,2008, I feel like I have no compass. I feel like I am just dangling in the wind, not knowing which way to go.
  4. I love to read, and lately I've had plenty of time. My passion right now is autobiograghies. I have read (and paid waaayy too much for) books by Kathie Lee Gifford, Tori Spelling, Marie Osmond, and Melissa Gilbert.
  5. I am really interested in starting an art journal. I'm not sure why, I don't think I have any real talent, and I have NEVER worked with paint before, but it looks really interesting, so I might take a shot at it. Who knows, I could be the next...Georgia O'Keefe...LOL...
  6. I love cats. If (or when) I live alone, I will be the lady with 100 cats. Right now, I am allowed one, cause of hubby and his aversion to cat hair, but mark my words, there will come a day when you will see me on the news crying cause my neighbors ratted me out to animal control.
  7. One day I want to own a cottage on the beach. That is my life's goal. To retire somewhere on the beach and not have to do anything but walk on the beach everyday if i want to. I love the smell, the wind, the stickiness of the salt, everything . For some reason the beach and the water rolling in and out calm me down. I always feel refreshed and at peace after.
  8. I am a clutter bug. I fight this with all my might, but the natural instinct is to have piles and piles of books, magazines, and cd's all around me. And I can tell you, it is true that if my things are in piles, I can find them quicker than if they are put away.
  9. I am actually OK with my weight. I know that for health reasons, I should lose weight, and I do try to eat right and get in some exercise, but in all honesty, if someone told me tomorrow that even at this weight, I would still live to 85 guarunteed, I would be happy with myself.
  10. I am more of a rebel than people imagine me to be. I don't wear a seatbelt. If I want to die going through my windsheild, that is my choice, not the governments. I think that some people are ment to be bigger than others. I don't believe that EVERYONE is supposed to be a size 2 and it infuriates me when it is implied. I don't believe in monagamy per say. I can't imagine going out and having an affair, but I also think that with survival rates these days, it is simply not logical for someone to be with one person forever. Finally, I do not think that Kennedy was shot by one person. I am a complete conspiracy theorist in this case.

Well, those are my 10. Hope I haven't shocked anyone too much. Try it out, sometimes you will be suprised at what comes out of you...

1 comment:

  1. I love autobiographies too! (I bought the Melissa Gilbert one and read it in one day and also checked out of the library Tori Spelling's sTori Telling. It was funny how she complained about getting a BMW when all she wanted was a Volkswagon! But her mother wasn't the nicest.

    Thanks for all your support over the years and I'm so sorry about your disabling illness. I hope you begin to mend soon.

    Regarding the unhappy marriage - if marriage counseling doesn't do the trick - don't stay (sorry) the time wasted on being unhappy and unfulfilled isn't worth it. Be kind to yourself and thought living independently can be scary, it is better than dredding when the hubby comes home . . .

    I hope you do start an art journal, it might bring you some peace and relaxation right now.

    Thank you for the kind "chin-up" this morning about returning to work. Your comment helped with the anxiety I have been feeling toward getting my resume out there.


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