Thursday, January 26, 2012

BGTC's 11

I was tagged by these three fabulous bloggers - Journey of a Canuck Mom on the Run, You Just have to Tri! & Thats Just How I Roll.  Go check them out!

So here are the rules - you probably already know them since this has been flying around the blogs this week.

1. Post these rules.
2. You must post 11 random things about yourself.
3. Answer the questions set for you in their post.
4. Create 11 new questions for the people you tag to answer.
5. Go to their blog and tell them you've tagged them.
6. No stuff in the tagging section about you are tagged if you are reading this. You legitimately have to tag 11 people.

Here are the BGTC's 11:
  1. I went to New Zealand & Australia the summer I graduated college.  It was awesome.
  2. I graduated after my Junior year of High School. 
  3. My first car was a '67 Baracuda.  The boys loved it & I always had willing volunteers to work on it.
  4. I had mono when I was 39.  
  5. When I was 17 I thought my career would be in graphic design.  I graduated College of Engineering 10 years later.
  6. My favorite color is blue.
  7. My first cat was named Zsa Zsa.  It was a male cat.  I was 5 when I named him.  
  8. I have worn glasses since I was in 2nd grade & contacts since 7th grade. 
  9. My favorite food is Italian.  Really good Italian.  Not the crap we have in Lexington.
  10. I have good skin but I am about 50% grey.  Thank goodness for hair color!
  11. I used to perm my hair from my early teens to mid-20's.  I never knew I had naturally curly hair.  I just thougth it was frizzy without the perms.  I finally figured out how to style my naturally curly hair in my late 20's.  duh.

1.  Did you have a childhood nickname?  What was it?  Yep, Andi
2.  What is the weirdest thing you have ever done while driving?  Can't think of any weird stuff just naughty which I will keep to myself thank you very much.
3.  Do you have any strange phobias? What are they?  I hate spiders - not sure if that is considered strange though.
4.  If you could travel to anyplace right now without worrying about finances or how long you are gone, where would you go? Why?  Europe - I have only been to Rome & Belgium and loved both and I know there is so much more to see.
5.  What was the last movie you saw in the theater?   The Hangover 2 - so not worth the money. 
6.  What song always makes you happy when you hear it?  Why?  Bob Marley's Three Little Birds 
7.  If you had to move to another state right now, where would you move and why? North Carolina - Centrally located to Mountains, Ocean, family & friends
8.  Salty or sweet?  What is your favorite?  Sweet.  Cookies.  All cookies
9.  Do you have any pets?  What are they are?  Yep, Karma the Beagle
10.  Snow or rain?  Pick your poison.  Rain.  I had plenty of snow to last my lifetime living in Chicago.
11.  Name someone you would love to meet right now, who is currently living?  Why would you like to meet them?  I think it would be really cool to meet Michelle Obama.  I love strong, driven, successful women. 
Questions from You Just have to Tri!

1.      Name 1 blogger would like to meet.  Swim Bike Mom
2.      Do you log your workouts? If so where or how?  Yep, lately on daily mile but when I am not injured & running & riding a lot I log it on Garmin connect.
3.      What is your favorite thing to do on a Friday or Saturday night?  Friday Dinner & a drink or two with hubs & friends
4.      What are you addicted to?  Coffee
5.      Do you share your blog with everyone?  Nope
6.      Tell me one way you are different then you were 10 years ago.  I am now a triathlete
7.      Hot, medium, or mild, how spicy do you like your food?  HOT
8.      I’ve met people who barley break a bead when they workout and I’m always amazed at
this! Which are you sweater or not?  Sweater
9.      I’m thinking of doing a marathon, tell me which one you would do if you were going to do one and why? Or tell me about your favorite one you have done.  Chicago.  My Dad ran Chicago a few times in the 80s & it will be my first to honor his memory.  
10.     Music or no music when you work out?  Depends on my mood
11.     I need a book for my trip to Mexico to read on the beach. What would you suggest?  The Hunger Games series

Questions from Thats Just How I Roll

1. If you only had one show on the TV to watch for eternity, what would it be?  Twilight Zone
2. Dogs or cats? Explain.  Dogs - they make me feel like they appreciate me so much more than my cats ever did.
3. Pasta or rice for your carb loading?  Pasta
4. Can you live without facebook?  Yep
5. Does your house cleaning suffer for your sport?  It suffers regardless
6. Do you log your training like an obsessive compulsive squirrel on PCP?  Kind of but my husband is worse
7. Ladies - Heels of flats? Men - Boxers or briefs?  Flats
8. Does anyone else ALWAYS wear a singlet under their normal clothes? Or am I the only mad one?  Nope I don't do that
9. If money was no object, what bit of sporting equipment would you buy first?  Endless Pool
10. Have you chucked a sickie to train?  Nope
11. Sleeveless or sleeved wetsuit?  Sleeveless
Questions for the Tagged
  1. Morning or Evening Workouts?
  2. Vanilla or Chocolate?
  3. Dogs or Cats?
  4. Summer or Winter?
  5. Pool or Open Water Swim?
  6. Drive or Fly?
  7. Magazines or Books?
  8. Fiction or Non-Fiction?
  9. Comedy or Drama?
  10. Mountains or Beach?
  11. Racer or Cheerleader?


  1. Twilight Zone!!!! And cookies :) New Zealand!

    I love these random things and learning more about people in the blogosphere :) You answered so many great questions and gave us such interesting randoms about yourself, I feel like I really am getting to know you better :)

  2. Love these!! Thanks for including me on your list I will do over the weekend.

  3. I'm gonna do this! I'll answer them on Monday!!

    I made it through masters swim last night. I didn't get the whole workout in but I got darn close :)

  4. I love this....Found out alot about ya. I will do this one!

  5. I will get onto posting this soon! Loved your facts and your answers. Endless Pool? Yes please!!!



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