Saturday, March 05, 2011

Saturday 9

Saturday 9: Medicate

1. Do you take a lot of medication? More and more as time goes by. When I was a kid, it was just an OTC Flintstones vitamin a day. Now I've got three prescriptions I take every day.

2. Name one of your flaws and tell us about it. I can be very impatient with people. I want what I want and I want it NOW!

3. Have you ever won first place? If yes, tell us about your victory! Long ago movie critic Gene Siskel had a trivia contest in the Chicago Tribune. Yours truly won $500.

4. Who is the last person to make you smile? What was happening? A coworker wished me luck on Monday morning's big client presentation.

5. Describe a time when you should have tried harder. This past week, I fell off the diet bandwagon with a thud. I was stupid and lazy. I purchased and practically inhaled some Fannie Mays without much thought or even enjoyment. Picking up the candy was an old habit I should have tried harder to break.

6. What are you best at? I am a very good friend.

7. If someone was going to make a movie or TV show about your life, who would play you and why? Carrie Fisher. We're the same height and age, we share a sensibility, and now, as we're in our 50s, a weight problem.

8. Name 3 things that you think are strange. Charlie Sheen, the birther movement and the Gyro-Bowl.

9. What is one lesson you have learned in the past 12 months? The Beatles were right all along: "Pride can hurt you, too."

4 comments:

  1. I love Carrie Fisher. Congrats on the big win too!

    Have a great Saturday!
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  2. The Beatles were right a lot more often than wrong. I cannot listen to "Ballad of John & Yoko" and not thing "The way thing are going they're gonna crucify me" and shudder.

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  3. After seeing Carrie Fisher on Oprah the other day, her wit and insights seem to be a lot like yours, too. Great choice.

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  4. You and I are impatient and both battling eating issues ... I had help with my gastric bypass, but even so, I've gained a dress size since November. Great on the trivia contest win! Love your Beatles quote.

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