That Tall Girl


OK, I’m Here!
August 1, 2008, 10:35 pm
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Sorry, couldn’t resist the Oklahoma puns. Despite the fact that I live in Kansas, I am not a southern girl. I have been making quite a few “southern realizations” lately. My fav: the little girl in front of us in line at the grocery store, about 6yo, was wearing a pink cowboy/cowgirl hat. Haha.

While I was at the grocery store I picked up a magazine. Thank you mom! Here it is with all my blogging stuf- minus my camera which is taking the picture. Yah, thats a water bottle; it’s critical to blogging!

This next portion isn’t going to flow well: a.ka. things will be jumpier than a mosh pit.

When we went out to lunch, there was a guy sitting at a table in front of us wearing a Georgia Tech (south!) Crew (rowing!)  Tshirt. I made mom pose for me (she was facing me) while I took his picture. I know, I’m one sneaky girl.

I went to Body Works this morning. OOOOOOOOOOMG, I am so glad I have my gym back at home. When I walked in the door for this place, I wouldn’t even call it a psuedo-gym, the people there didn’t even tell me where things were at. For a second I seriously thought that had no cardio equipment. Then I saw it: old treadmills and even older recumbant bikes (EW!). OK, what ev. I know I ran yesturday and it wouldnt be good to run again with trying to get over shin splints and all.  Then IT happened. I almost fell off the treadmill. Luckily the handlesbars extended 2 feet past my butt (?) and I caught myself. Not without escaping the view of B’s coach who was running next to me. Oh, my, that was embarassing. Fine, lets finish my mile, then go to the bikes. None of them worked. Calm down, I did some abs and called my mpm to pick me up, oh boy, that was like my pre drivers license life all over again!

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OK- Let’s Go!
August 1, 2008, 3:11 am
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After my wonderful workout this morning, where I ran for a total of 30 minutes (a personal best), I drove by work to pick up my paycheck and bought some gas (for a low, low price of $3.79!!) before heading home. When I got home I started packing for my weekend trip to Oklahoma!

B has yet another basketball tourney where I will be in attendence. According to the parents of other teams, we are the team to beat. I think that’s a nice place to be in.

Back to me. This hotel has a cool set up. Since they don’t have a “little gym” inside the hotel, you can go workout at the gym down the road, Body Works. We drove past it, it’s a hole in the wall of a strip mall. I’m not expecing much. I guess I should be happy for something, rather than being left empty-handed. (Although one of the main reasons I go to the gym is to see gym-boy. Who cares about meaningful conversation- nothing matters once you see those baby blues- at least I think that’s what color his eyes are)

Ugh, my “t” key doesn’t want to work. Really, I’ve been left unsatisfied by this computer. It is slow, it jumbles up things on the screen, the touch volume control hasn’t worked well at all, I hate vista, and the extended battery doesn’t last the 4.5 hours it’s supposed to. I’m pissed off and I want to go to bed. Hopefully my w/o at that “gym” will cheer me up (??).

Watching his always cheers me up (but I won’t be watching it because I want some shut eye!)

**I wish that boy at the front desk would stop trying to make eye contact with me. He’s too short for me… And I’m cranky**



Branson Babblings
July 3, 2008, 2:39 pm
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This is why I hate swimming in lakes and the deep ends of pools! It was quite unsettling that he was staring me down all through dinner. We went to Joe’s Crab Shack after we (actually the team) got our medals for 7th place at nationals. Seeing as how this is the first time that they have gone to nationals i think that they did pretty good! But now we have to go home…

So since I knew ahead of Time that I would be short on time this morning- leaving town and all you know??- I figured that I would try something new: a Vlog. It’s a bit dark but that just adds to the ambiance 🙂

 

 

… ok I’ll add this video in like 4 hours- when I get home and all since my Flip video thing is being S-T-U-P-I-D… holy smoke i almost misspelled stupid. how stupid is that?



‘Cause I’m Cool Like that
July 2, 2008, 8:43 pm
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Who said you had to be tagged to fill out one of these??

  1. Where is your cell phone?  purse
  2. Your significant other?  nonexistant
  3. Your hair?  bun
  4. Your mother?  talking
  5. Your father?  sitting
  6. Your favorite thing?  gymboy
  7. Your dream last night?  falling
  8. Your favorite drink?  water
  9. Your dream/goal?  heaven
  10. The room you’re in?  hotel
  11. One hobby?  money
  12. Your fear?  falling
  13. Where do you want to be in 6 years?  married
  14. What you’re not?  agressive
  15. Muffins?  chocolate
  16. One of your wish list items?  boyfriend
  17. Where you grew up? busy
  18. The last thing you did?  movie
  19. What are you wearing?  soffees
  20. Favorite Gadget? laptop
  21. Your pets? annie
  22. Your computer? pink
  23. Your mood? groggy
  24. Missing someone?  always
  25. Your car?  noisey
  26. Something you’re not wearing? socks
  27. Favorite store?  Target
  28. Like someone? fo sho 
  29. Your favorite color?  green
  30. When is the last time you laughed?  8pm
  31. Last time you cried?  may

Changing subjects now… BRANSON, MO!!!

If you’ve ever been here you know that it’s one of the cheesiest places you’ve been. Heck you can even wrestle pirates!

Really, pirate wrestling, it’s real! I can see my opponent now: eye patch, check, missing teeth, check, scurvy, check…

Thank you Branson High School for my entertainment for the day, because it didn’t stop at Pirate Wrestling. Apparently pirates are excellent teachers??

So B’s team is now in the top 8 of the nation- can I get a woop woop!?



Jock-i-ness
June 30, 2008, 4:26 pm
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There are few things in life that make me feel like a jock. Veeerryy few… but they are very special to me 🙂

 

  1. Wearing basketball T-shirts. I always steal my little sister’s bball shirt, as seen above. I wore it to tge gym today since she’s at the AAU 12U 11U national tournament for basketball with her team. I got a lot of “you must play basketball”‘s today. I don’t- never have. One time in gym i made a point for the other team :/ . It just makes me feel like “Yah, I’m 6’3 and 207bs. Wouldn’t you like to meet up with me on a basketball court?!”
  2. Wearing a baseball hat. People say I look like a soccer mom when I wear my *editedout* hat (it’s my only one 😦 ) Arent soccer moms supposed to be athletic??
  3. *edited out*
  4. When my vertical jump was 22 inches. That was at the height of my athletecism. I honestly believe that I’m stronger now then I was at that point and I’m probably equivalent in aerobic abilities- but I’m quite a bit heavier. Anyways, we’re working on changing that 😉
  5. Running for 20 minutes non-stop. I have had quite the bout with shin splints recently. I think it’s mainly from improper running technique (running on my toes- habbit from volleyball)
  6. Sweat “stains”. I love wearing a gray shirt and having my sweat show up on my back, neck, and i guess pits too. It tells me I’ve been working hard.
  7. Dripping in sweat. If I work hard at all I will get really sweaty- but I still want to soak a shirt with sweat one of these days.
  8. Taking a shower at the gym. There’s just something about it- can’t really explain it. You have to wear flip flops in there, but it’s still cool.


So Itchy!
June 25, 2008, 3:37 pm
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My hair is so itchy against my sunburn!!! Plus I feel like posting a picture of myself. Vain? Maybe. Self-centered? A bit. Bored? Definitely.

Going to the gym soon. I need to get out of my laziness rut. Today’s plan: go to gym: run and lift. Go home: eat lunch. Go to the pool: swim laps! Go to the dentist: have 2 baby cavities filled (I hate it when sealants fall off!) Depending on how I feel after that… I don’t know what I’ll do. Tonight I’ll try to go with B and Mom to bball practice. B’s team is fun to watch.

I have never played basketball; i didn’t like it much. Actually, I played recently in P.E. (like 2 years ago) and made a basket for the other team. Hey, no one told me that it matters what basket you throw the ball in! Maybe I should take that basketball class at *edited out*. That way I could be able to play on a rec team in the future. Ok. That’s a plan.

I may not have my whole day planned- but I sure can plan my life.



Whole Foods Adventure

Tonight Dad took me to Whole Foods for dinner while B was at bball practice. It was a hard choice but I chose the KC sandwich:

It had roast beef, roasted red peppers, carmelized red onions, mixed salad greens, and horseraddish mayo all on ciabbata bread.

We ate outside. It was such lovely weather!

When we finished at Whole Foods we went over to Borders since it was really close. There was a cool book that I wanted to show dad, Talking Dirty Spanish. (Have I mentioned how much I love Spanish?) There are phrases in it like: hacerse el oso: to make an ass of oneself, literally: to make the bear. I want this book for my birthday- it’s coming up you know (hint, hint, mom)

Oh and that’s not my arm. I’m not that hairy. That arm belongs “a mi padre”.

Oh and here’s a “BINGO!” with a license plate reading “Annie”, our dog’s name. B wanted me to post it… not like she ever reads my blog.