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Sunday Stealing: The One Thing Meme

One Thing .....

that makes you smile:

~~ Scrumptious food

that makes you cry:

~~ Having no money, I now have to train myself to follow a $1 a day food plan

that you love to do on the weekends:

~~ Not worry about having to go to dialysis again until Tuesday

that you do for only yourself:

~~ Cook (if I ever do!)

that you have in your underwear drawer that's NOT underwear:

~~ Drawer liner

that you do before going to sleep:

~~ Hang out on the internet, write in my online journals

that you do within the first 15 minutes after waking:

~~ Roll over and fall back asleep

that's in your purse: that you actually LIKE to clean:

~~ I don't carry a purse, if I can't carry something in my pocket, it stays behind

that you DETEST cleaning:

~~ The last bite of anything delicious I'm eating

that other people would find odd about you:

~~ The mess in my condo and car

that you would buy if I handed you a $100 bill:

~~ Dinner at Mexican Fiesta

that you feel you HAVE to do before you die:

~~ Clean my condo! I don't want people to come in and see the huge mess I left behind!

~~ Sunday Stealing

Sunday Stealing: Threes Meme

From Remember the Stars

1. Three things that scare me:
~~ Having $0 in the bank, and seeing overdrafts in my account
~~ The scary chance someone may need to come into my condo while it's a terrible mess
~~ Having to live out the rest of my life the terribly sad way I'm living now

2. Three people who make me laugh:
~~ Dialysis tech John
~~ Keith
~~ Myself!

3. Three things I love:
~~ Roller coasters
~~ Sleeping & dreams
~~ Chatting with Keith

4. Three things I hate:
~~ Having to walk with a walker
~~ Having to attend dialysis 3x a week
~~ Having no money or job

5. Three things I don't understand:
~~ The Higgs Boson
~~ What Ozzy Osbourne says
~~ The many many inticracies of the human mind

6. Three things on my desk:
~~ My betta fish, Albert Bino and BeeKee
~~ My journals
~~ A whole bunch of mail to sort through

7. Three things I'm doing right now:
~~ Filling this out
~~ Breathing
~~ Listening to late Saturday night TV

8. Three things I want to do before I die:
~~ Spend a weekend at Cedar Point just riding roller coasters
~~ Lucid dream
~~ Go on a hot air balloon ride

9. Three things I can do:
~~ Make some really cool origami
~~ Drive stickshift
~~ Eakspay igpay atinlay

10. Three things I can't do:
~~ Walk strongly without my walker
~~ Speak in a foreign language
~~ See clearly without my glasses or contacts

11. Three things you should listen to:
~~ Gregorian chants
~~ The ocean surf
~~ Peaceful silence

12. Three things you should never listen to:
~~ Someone angrily screaming and yelling
~~ Rude put downs
~~ Animals being disrespected and hurt

13. Three things I'd like to learn:
~~ How to lucid dream
~~ Be good at reading tarot cards
~~ Figure skate

14. Three favorite foods:
~~ Gnocchi
~~ Blue (rarer than rare!) Steak
~~ Pineapple pizza

15. Three beverages I drink regularly:
~~ Water
~~ Diet Dr. Pepper
~~ Diet Mountain Dew

16. Three shows I watched as a kid:
~~ Capain Kangaroo
~~ Sir Graves Ghastly
~~ The Partridge Family

~ Sunday Stealing

Sunday Stealing: 17 Meme

Stolen from: Survey Haven

Are you a jealous person?

~~ There has been some things I've been jealous about, but I wouldn't say I'm a typically "jealous person"

When is the next time you’re traveling out of state?

~~ Totally unsure about that one. When you don't have the money, you pretty much stay at home

Can you write your name in a foreign language?

~~ My name is Melissa, regardless of the foreign country!

When you’re getting ready for something, do you listen to music?

~~ Sometimes, though it's not part of my routine

What is your favorite day of the week?

~~ Nowadays it is probably Sunday. I don't have dialysis today, or tomorrow. That's the only place I go anymore, and I hate how it makes me feel afterwards.

What is something you did yesterday and wish you could’ve done today?

~~ Today is more of yesterday, still laying on sofa doing nada zilch zero

If you woke up tomorrow and knew/spoke a different language, which language would you want it to be?

~~ Sign language

What did you last order online?

~~ A pineapple pizza on butter crust from Hungry Howie's last night

Do you have any specific hobbies?

~~ Sleeping

What’s a song you recently discovered that you want to tell everyone about?

~~ All I Really Want To Do by Bob Dylan. I just discovered it, though it was made in the 60's. It's a song I can easily sing right now to a guy I know.

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Favorite fall or winter accessory?

~~ Don't have any

What did you last eat?

~~ A pineapple pizza on butter crust from Hungry Howie's last night

Look to your left. What’s there?

~~ The afghan covering my head, I'm laying on the sofa right now

How long does it take you to fall asleep?

~~ Sometimes hours, when I'm lucky I'm out within 30 minutes

Is there a TV in the room you are in?

~~ Yes

What comes to your mind when I say red?

~~ Fire hydrant

Name something you think is pointless?

~~ Nothing is pointless, everything has some meaning to it.

~~ Sunday Stealing

February Is...

Access Center to fix catheter (2.23.Mo)
Birdman won best movie Oscar for 2014 (2.22.Su)
CSS visit (that was so sweet they didn't toss me out! 2.13.Fr)
Domino's (Orange soda, Lays chips, chicken bacon ranch sandwich, 2.27.Fr)
Eddie Grill's buffalo wings (2.13.Fr)
Freeeeezing c-c-c-cold (all month lng!)
Ground Hogs Day (Phil saw his shadow -six more weeks of cold winter days! (2.2.Mo)
Hungry Howie's (2.2.Mo, 2.4.We, 2.6.Fr, 2.8.Su, 2.11.We, 2.14.Sa, 2.16.Mo, 2.19.Th, 2.22.Su)
Krogers With Carole (2.5.Th)
Lots of snow (16" -3rd highest snowfall in Detroit history, most since 1974 2.1.Su)
Max Ryan's book,"Say YES If..." arrived in mail (2.11.Fr)
Origami made: polar bear (2.13.Fr), ram (2.19.Th)
Pancake Tuesday dinner at Carole's (2.17.Tu)
Revelation: The End of Days (Episode 1) (2.15.Su, good movie!)
Super Bowl (why I'm watching I have no idea, New England Patriots -v- Seattle Seahawks, 2.1.Su)
Trouble with oil light in car, had oil change but it is still periodically blinking and beeping (2.14.Sa)
Valentine's Day -chilled out at home with fishies (2.14.Sa)
Winter taxes paid (2.17.Tu)
Year of the ram, Happy Chinese New Year! (2.19.Th)

Sunday Stealing: Colorful Meme

Stolen from: Survey Haven

Could you tell me please, what color each of these things are?
~ Your hair: Brown
~ Your eyes: Green
~ Your shirt: Light Tan
~ Your socks: Red
~ Your shoes: Black
~ Your purse: Don't carry one
~ Your wallet: Black, green, red, blue, white
~ Your phone: Black
~ Your computer/laptop: Black
~ Your earphones: Black
~ Your best friend’s hair: They're fish, they don't have hair!
~ Your best friend’s eyes: Black
~ Your sky today: Blue, spleckled with soft gray clouds

~ Sunday Stealing

BlogThings: What Mardi Gras Food Are You?

You Are King Cake

You are fun loving and hopeful about the world. You expect good things to happen to you.
You are very optimistic and can have a good time in almost any situation. You see the best in everything.

You have a courage and boldness that a lot of other people envy. You just go for it!
You're the first to admit that not everything works out for you in life, but you still have a fantastic time.


Stolen from: My Random Randomness

1. What TV gameshow/reality show would you like to be on?

~~ MTV's The Real World, but I would have it be with people in their 40's on up. I would like this show because nobody would be voted off

2. What was the first movie you bought in VHS or DVD?

~~ I really can't remember

3. If you had one million dollars to spend only on yourself, what would you spend it on?

~~ I'd move into a different condo (I hate needing to get to my washer & dryer two flights below me with my bag of clothes and walker), new clothes (I haven't bought anything new for 15 years), and maybe I'd see if I could buy a new kidney, I'm tired of going to dialysis, ...and I think I would pay off the MOUNDS of hospital, doctor and medical bills I have, but as I have $24 in savings they get nada right now.

4. One place you've visited, can't forget and want to go back to?

~~ Cedar Point! I love roller coasters and they have great ones!

5. Do you trust easily?

~~ No, but I'm a good fake and make it seem like I do!

6. Do you generally think before you act, or act before you think?

~~ Depends on the situation and who else is involved

7. Is there anything that has made you unhappy these days?

~~ My health (and lack of it), my finances (and lack of them), living alone, being unemployed (collecting disability just doesn't cut it, though I am grateful for it) ...and, as of yesterday, the oil light in my car is coming on

8. Do you have a good body image?

~~ Healthwise, no. But, Hotdamn, I'm Gorgeous!

9. What is your favorite fruit?

~~ Oranges (though I shouldn't be eating them on a renal diet)

10. I’m always being asked…

~~ "Are you taking your binders?"

11. The last big belly laugh I had was…

~~ I haven't had a great big belly laugh in years, but I do find myself chuckling quite a bit watching Big Bang Theory

12. What websites do you visit daily?

~~ Facebook, Blogger, Blogthings, Listography

13. What have you been seriously addicted to lately?

~~ Pineapple pizza

14. What kind of person do you think the person who tagged you is?

~~ Nobody tagged me

15. What's the last song that got stuck in your head?

~~ Edward Bear's Last Song gets stuck there a lot!

16. Favorite clothing?

~~ Jeans

17. Do you think Rice Krispies are yummy?

~~ Rice Krispies are AWESOME!

18. What would you do if you saw $100 lying on the ground?

~~ Treat it to a spot at my favorite restaurant's cash register

19. Items you couldn't go without during the day?

~~ My cell phone, mostly because that's the internet I use, and my walker

20. What should you be doing right now?

~~ Cleaning my condo, going to get oil put in my car

~~ Sunday Stealing

The Friday Five

These come from Arielstreasures

1. What is your favorite color?

~~ Sky blue pink

2. If you could switch places with someone else for a day, who would that person be?

~~ Probably Oprah, she knows so many interesting people she can call and just chat with, has enough money to do anything she damn well wants to with, and, yes, for that one day I'd be extremely generous with my funds too :)

3. What is your very first memory?

~~ My very first memory is being in the hospital when I was 3 with pneumonia and I had a very sweet nurse

4. If you had three wishes, what would they be? (And you can't wish for more wishes. :P )

~~ 1) To be strong and healthy enough to walk without needing a walker
2) To not need to attend kidney dialysis 3x a week
3) To have all the money I need to live happily and with immense content

5. Have you ever wanted a pony for your birthday? If not, what has been the craziest thing you've ever wanted for a birthday/other celebration present?

~~ Nope, never wanted a pony. The craziest thing I ever did want was... You know, I can't think of anything!

Sunday Stealing: Nosy Meme

Stolen from: FYeah Surveys

Average hours of sleep:

~~ Usually, maybe 6 or 7

Last thing I googled:

~~ "Whitney Houston", I am in dialysis and the lady next to me told my tech about her daughter being found unresponsive, I wanted to find info on my phone internet

One place that makes me happy:

~~My favorite restaurant! Mexican Fiesta!

How many blankets I sleep under:

~~ Two

What are you wearing right now:

~~ Brown slacks, blue & brown shirt

Last book you read:

~~ It's been awhile since I've read a book from beginning to end but I believe it was Lisa Williams Survival Of The Soul

Favorite fictional character:

~~ Hap, played by Audrey Hepburn, from the movie Always, it was a small role in the movie but I loved her

Last movie I watched in the cinema:

~~ Heaven Is For Real

Dream vacation:

~~ A tour of old haunted houses and cemetaries in Ireland

Dream wedding:

~~ In an old, beautiful, candle-lit church, and the reception would be in surrounded by a Massive flower garden, with a fun maze, the next day

Dream pet:

~~ Unicorn!

Dream job:

~~ Parapsychologist/Ghost Hunter

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?

~~ Totally depends on the moment, how I feel, what I'm doing. Sometimes I feel 10, sometimes 80

Which is worse, failing or never trying?

~~ Failing, you learn about yourself, you experience life, and you can try, and try, and try again if it's something you desire

If life is so short, why do we do so many things we don’t like and like so many things we don’t do?

~~ Human nature, sometimes stupidity, sometimes laziness

~ Sunday Stealing

My Answers

These would be my answers to James Lipton's questiins on Inside The Actor's Studio

1. What is your favorite word?
~~ Serendipity

2. What is your least favorite word?
~~ Hopeless

3. What turns you on?
~~ Kindness

4. What turns you off?
~~ Rudeness

5. What sound do you love?
~~ A distant teain whistle

6. What sound do you hate?
~~ Uncontrollable sobbing

7. What is your favorite curse word?
~~ F*ck, it's just what comes out the easiest when I just did something that ticks me off

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
~~ Ghost Hunter, Parapsycholigist

9. What profession would you not like to do?
~~ Dish washing

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?
~~ "Smokey and Dudley are waiting for you by the Rainbow Bridge"