Well, now that we've established that I'm a clutz...lol, this next story should really come as no surprise.
When I was in the first grade, I was running out to recess (a full tilt run no less).
My friend and I were running side by side, talking back and forth, so I had turned to look at her...... you can see this coming right?
You got it.... as I turned back to look where I was going, I ran headfirst into the ONLY BrIgHt bLuE pole holding up the roof of the patio.... knocking me flat on my bum. I ended up with a concussion!
Sad right? But here's the best part....lol... I did it TWICE!
And just to top it off.... later that spring, my grandparents were hosing down their patio,
telling me not to run on the cement, it was slick when it was wet. Uh huh, down I went, and getting yet the THIRD concussion in 6 months...lol. Now we have an understanding of why my mental state ans capacity is as it is :)
It seriously gives me a headache and I get a little nauseated when I think about it still!
OK, so this morning it hit me that I should probably not tell you all of this stuff about me because.....
You now know what a dork I truly am....lol.
Do you remember Erma Bombeck? She wrote hilarious books about her family life.
Hollie, thank you for pointing out that that isMY life as well....lol.
Ok so.... today's story is more about the day I gave my brother a heart attack ( sorry Blair... ).
Blair and I were home alone one day while our mom was at work. I was about maybe 5, that would have made him around 12.
And..... pretending I was driving a car, I used a bobbie pin... for a key.... I stuck it in the closest
empty recepticle close to me... you guessed it... a light socket.
It blew me backwards and shot sparks out. Poor Blair...lol... he he he.... it's not really funny... *snort*.. He started to cry, smoke was coming out of the wall and off my finger.... bahahahahah... he called my mom, and my grandma had to leave work to come and check on me. I was in so much trouble!
When I was 4, my mother and I were on our way to exchange some gifts that I had gotten
for my birthday. I was riding in the front seat (no seat belts were required then either), and telling my mom about a new TV show that I had watched..... anyone remember "The land of the Lost"?
Anywho..... As I was talking I went to roll down the window, and instead I grabbed the door handle.
The door flung open, taking me with it. Somehow my mother had managed to grab my arm. I remember looking down and boy was I running fast! Eventually my arm slipped from her hand and I landed in the road, hitting my head. I remember being in the ambulance, and knowing my mom was in the front..... and screaming my head off...lol. Long story short, I broke both legs, my right hip, and my pelvis. I spent a long time in traction in the hospital, and then was sent home in a body cast! I got really good at dragging myself through the shag carpet in the living room :)
My poor mom would cry everytime I mentioned it, even when I got older. Poor Momma.
K, so remember my packratness? I kept the silly cast for 20 years... seriously...lol. I finally threw it away when Mike and I got married!
SO, asthe birthday diva :) This week I thought I would share a little about me, and also ask for a birthday gift from each of you! I'm getting old, I can do that...lol.
(I'm actually stealing this from my friend Laura.... she did this on her birthday, and I was so impressed with her. I wanna be like her when I grow up! She is one of my heroes)
SO.... back to my birthday gifts...lol....
Just once this next week I ask that you do a good deed, and think of me :)
I don't care if you wash and fold your husband's socks, or if you buy the soda of the person behind you in line....and then... I wanna hear about it!
I'm so excited about this:)
SO you have until Friday (which is theBIG day)....
get out there, and do good my friends!
Ok, so here's the first of the about me facts:
1.My mother didn't tell anyone but my dad that she was pregnant with me! I was a big surprize...lol
2. When I was little we had some foster girls (Lavern and Shirley.... Really that was their names! I still think of them as my sisters) that lived with us during the school year. They would come from the Indian reservations in Arizona. My brother Blair was disappointed that I was so pale.
3. I was allergic to EVERYTHING! My poor mother tried everything she could think of, and I would throw it up. Jello water.... everything. For a while they gave me the liquid mixture you use in ice cream machines (yeah that kept me nice and petite...lol). When I couldn't drink that anymore, they started me on flat coke. I swear my blood is brown and fizzy. I have a terrible fear of the restrictions on soda size that I've heard about. I will dry up and die, I just know it!
ok so here's the freebie and reward you get for listening to me babble :)
OH YEAH! All of my girls will be in school full time :)
( If you listen really close, you should be able to hear the Mo. Tab. Choir
singing like angels in the background of my head! )
Please don't get me wrong, I LOVE my girls, but the red paint all over the bathroom, and the Lysol sprayed in our little sister's armpits, have just pushed me into "I need a break" status.
I haven't had more than a few hours very rarely to myself in 10 years!
I will be the one dancing on the kitchen table next Tuesday, just in case you see me through the windows. I've been thinking about buying myself a little mini cheesecake in honor of that day, AND I might just eat a bite in every room in the house ( I will never admit that to anyone in my family ). Anyway, I digress....
Starting tomorrow, I will be having a BIG back to school sale on your entire purchase!
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How often do I have a sale or give-a-way? I really don't have a schedule for things, they just sort of happen when I feel like it, or have a slow time in my schedule. Be sure to watch daily, sometimes I will do a daily series that gets turned into a bundle later, or I have a game day and give away free bundles. I should have another freebie soon, we're almost to 1000 followers! WOOT WOOT!