Monday, April 25, 2011

My Blogger ABCs

Finals are kicking my arse right now. My brain is so tired that I am seriously doubting my ability to put a cogent post together. Thankfully, the blogger ABC series was created for times just like this. Also, don't forget to enter my visa gift card giveaway! 

A. Age: 25.

B. Bed size: Queen

C. Chore you hate: I don't like cleaning. I can organize things all day long, but actual cleaning? No thank you! My least favorite would probably be cleaning the bathroom.

D. Dogs: I really really really really want a dog. But, right now I just don't have the time to take care of one. I have a hard enough time remembering to water my plants.

E. Essential start to your day: I have to know the coffee is already brewing before I can motivate myself to get out of bed.

F. Favorite color: Hmm. I'll go with sea glass green. But, there really isn't any color that I don't like.

G. Gold or silver: Gold.

H. Height: 5'7. 

I. Instruments: I played piano growing up and a few years ago took guitar lessons for a while, but I don't actively play an instrument currently.

J. Job title: research assistant, full time graduate student, graduate student counselor, teaching assistant. Lots of titles, very little pay.

K. Kids: want some.

L. Live: Chicago

M. Mom’s name: Judy

N. Nicknames: Nope. Alisha (pronounces ah-leesh-ah) doesn't really lend itself so many nicknames. Although, one summer people called me Ali and I hated it.

O. Overnight hospital stays: When I was fourteen I spent a week in the hospital after I had a spinal fusion surgery. I had an 80 degree curve in my back and they fused a metal rod to my spine in order to keep it straight. 


not my spine, via

P. Pet peeve: I have too many. I'm easily annoyed. People who don't give up their seat on the bus for the disabled, elderly, pregnant, etc., I give them evil stares.

Q. Quote from a movie: No. I'm one of those weird people who never remembers quotes from movies. I also don't really find it funny when someone says a quote from a movie during conversation. Usually because I either haven't seen the movie or don't remember the quote. Don't I sound like a ton of fun?

R. Right or left handed: Right

S. Siblings: I’m an only child.

T. Time you wake up: 7am. If I had my druthers, it would be closer to 9 though.

U. Underwear: every.single.day.

V. Vegetables you dislike: Celery. Ew. I hate celery. 

W. What makes you run late: I almost never run late. I'm borderline obsessive about being places on time. More often than not I'm at least five minutes early everywhere I go.

X. X-Rays you’ve had: a million for my back and wrist, ankle, and dental.

Y. Yummy food you make: Lots of it. I fancy myself a pretty good cook. Bacon wrapped dates are always a crowd pleaser.

Z. Zoo- favorite animal: Good question. When I was younger I looooved sea otters. Now? I haven't been to the zoo in so long I couldn't even say. 

Have you done the blogger ABCs? What is going on in your life right now?


alisha

23 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh, a metal rod? I thought MY back was bad, yeesh! Do you get to go in shorter lines at the airport?

    Still so jealous you live in Chicago. Sighhh.

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  2. Dogs are easier than plants... they follow you around panting when they need water. But dogs are a lot more expensive than plants. Aside from any vet visits... dog food can get dang expensive!

    Could you write about being an only child? If you've already done that... leave a link for me on my blog some times. I grew up with 4 siblings, so I would love to know how you feel about the way you grew up. :)

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  3. More twin traits--only child, 25y/o, obsessive about being on time, sea otters.

    freaky!

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  5. AHHH I hate celery too! So much, I feel like I'm am chewing sticks! I'm a new follower! :)

    I'm hosting a giveaway and would love for you to come check it out!

    www.pocketfullofsun.blogspot.com

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  6. Good luck on your finals!

    I also reeeeally want a dog. I cry a little inside every day : ( I'm turning in some volunteer applications for pet shelters TODAY. (This might hurt more than help, though...)

    & I agree w/ Jessica-- what's it like to be an only child?

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  7. thanks for stopping by my blog..you should def get a slow cooker soon!

    and you should probably get a dog too :). hubby and i took the plunge in december, and although it's exhausting, it's also so much fun!

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  8. Fun post! Am blog hopping and found yours! Am now following! Would love for you to check out my blog and follow back!

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  9. I know exactly what you mean! I love to have a post like this to fall back on when life gets hectic!

    I enjoyed reading these facts about you! I too, dislike cleaning the bathroom. It's just gross.

    I'm your newest follower :)

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  10. i don't like celery either! worthless, in my opinion

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  11. Thanks for checking out my blog and following! My first "real" social work job out of grad school was at Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia - I had all the kids who had spinal fusions! Also, I had a friend named Alicia, and we called her Eesh. ALSO, I hate people who don't get up on the train. Especially man. Especially when I get up and the man next to me doesn't. So. Rude.

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  12. Hehe. My momma is Judy too. And I hear ya on the coffee!

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  13. I loved reading this! I want a dog too, and like you, school is not allowing me time to have one. Oh well, there's light at the end of the tunnel - summer's almost here! :)

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  14. I've never done the blogger ABCs before, but I love your answer to F. Sea Glass Green is BEAUTIFUL!

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  15. Stephanie - No, unfortunately I don't get any special treatment at airlines. Although, now with the uber sensitive metal detectors who knows what will happen! I don't carry a doctors note or anything, so I'm always a bit nervous that they will detect metal and think I have a bomb.

    Jessica - Sure! I actually have lots of stuff to say on the topic. My husband is one of five so it has been very cool to see how our experiences differ. I love my four brother-in-laws :)

    Melissa - That is freaky! Are you sure we aren't the same person?!? haha

    Erin - Wow! Thats insane. One of my professors is actually a psychologist at Shriners here in Chicago. Small world!

    Emily - Yes, summer is almost here! It can't come fast enough, right?

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  16. hey hey i stole your post.. and made it my own.
    bacon wrapped dates.. recipe? please oh please?

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  17. We're the same height, and I also have the old scoliosis! Ha. :) Thanks for following, and I'm following you back!


    Kelly

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  18. you weren't kidding when you said we were similar.

    in love with organization? check.
    practically the same height? check.
    hates rude people & easily annoyed? check.
    daily underwear? check.
    celery tastes like grass? check.

    i could go on, but that might get a little ridiculous.

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  19. Bacon wrapped dates? Who would have thunk it - not I but I must try it :+)

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  20. I'm an only child too, and I wear underware everyday, and I'm 5'7" ... we are like the same person! Ha!

    Sometimes I like these easy fill-in-the-blank memes when my brain is too tired to think of anything else remotely interesting.

    Maegan :)

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  21. Gah, that sounds like a dreadful surgery!

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  22. These are very interesting. I love reading blog ABCs.

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