Sunday, September 12, 2010

Sunday Tagged!!!

That is not me, but that is where I am today
I have been tagged by 3 people this week, and since I am hiking in Baxter right now (I am assuming this scheduling thing works!) I figured it would be a good Sunday post while I am gone. 

Tag #1:

Luke from the Super Fatlete Tagged me to answer 8 questions asked by the tagger and in turn write 8 new questions and tag 8 people.  Thanks for the tag Luke!!

The questions Luke tagged me with are...
What is your favorite song quote?
Oh geez.  I don't know.  All I have is Salt and Peppa's SHOOMP in my head right now for some reason.."Thank your mamma for a butt like that."  I am not even an Rap/R&B girl, but now it is playing over and over in my head, so I am stuck on it.  Now you are too!

What is your favorite exercise or workout?
I like long rides, runs, and swims.
Favorite place to go on vacation and activity to do?
Check out what I am doing now.  I am a terrible sit-stiller so all of my vacations are active and outside.  So, the answer is going some place where I can get away from people (under my own power), be with my friends, be active, and enjoy the outdoors.  Like right now I am on vacation - carrying a 40 lb pack and hiking 8-10 miles a day.  Now that is my kind of vacation!
Do you collect anything, if so what and how did it start?
Triathlon gear.  After my first race.  I can't afford to collect anything else.
Hardest obstacle you have had to overcome in your weight loss/fitness/training goals?
Weight loss - the last 10 lbs.  Still there, stubborn little f-er.  Also it is hard training in a town of 60 resident who all think you are nuts and try to convince you to "take it easy".  I will do that when I am too old to do this.

What do you do now and if you could choose any career what would it be?
I am a forester.  Any career?  A writer.  But one that sells lots and lots of books.
If you could choose and exotic animal to have as a pet what would it be?
Tazmanian Devil.  I like their attitude.
Would you mess with this guy?
Do you use a reward system for your goals, (formally set or not) and if so what is your favorite reward?
My reward is the race I trained for...and the off season I guess.  After my last race of the year I really take some time off to recharge, this year especially! 

Tag #2
Christy from Going the Distance tagged me the Happy 101 Award.  Thanks for the tag Christy

So I have to list 10 things that I like - here goes!
  1. Rivers, especially the Kennebec, Penobscot, and Colorado.
  2. Dogs, especially mine!
  3. Reading - currently reading The Girl That Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  4. Old pictures
  5. Mom's cooking
  6. Being alone deep in the woods
  7. Maine
  8. Raspberries
  9. Tosh.0
  10. Laughing - hard and loud, till my belly hurts
Tag #3
The awesome Anne Marie from AM Goals for the Week awarded me with the Cherry on Top Award.  Thanks for thinking of me AM!
This one is a little scary! You have to do 3 things:
#1 Answer this question:
If you had the chance to go back and change one thing in your life, would you and what would it be?
Oh geez.  

Thinking about it, the one thing I should have done that I didn't was play soccer in college.  I had a chance, the coach called me and asked me to come on board and everything.  But I was an idiot and thought I wanted to be like the girls I went to high school with who didn't play.  What a dope.  

But I guess the good thing is about not playing soccer is that I played Rugby, which really helped me hone in on my drinking skills.  My biggest claim to fame was out drinking the Colby College men's rugby team.  Yup, all of them.  Hey, we didn't win many games, but we beat EVERYONE at the social.

Also, I wish I didn't chose a school whose mascot was a beaver.
Nothing intimidates another team more than a fierce looking beaver.

#2 The second thing you have to do is, pick 6 people and give them this award. You then have to inform the person that they have gotten this award.
Yeah, yeah, yeah, I will get to that part later.

#3 The third and final thing is, thank the person who gave you the award.

Done! Thanks so much Anne Marie

OK as for tagging people, (since this is my blog and I can do what I want) I am not going to tag anyone. 

Sorry, I am lame.  

But, I will say I would love for you to do one or all of these on your blog and let me know you did so I can stalk you properly. 

I will post my report on Baxter Park when I return!


Julie said...

Hi Mandy,
This was a great post full of awesome information about you! I have been tagged four times from people and still need to post on it...I am so far behind!

I think it is so wonderful that you are a forester and who knows maybe a future writer:)

Looking forward to hearing on Baxter Park!

Johan Stemmet said...

Very interesting post, enjoyed it. One scary animal that, you're right don't wanna mess with him

Christi said...

I don't know that is a pretty kickass lookin' beaver!

misszippy said...

Being alone in the woods! You're much braver than me. And love the tasmanian devil!

Anonymous said...

Fun post! And I agree, that beaver IS scary. LOL!

Bryan Payne said...

Think about it, what would you have regretted more, not being on soccer team or not doing rugby/drinking.hahaha. I like the fact you're not tagging, it seems like a LOT of work to think about and answer. hahaha


The Green Girl said...

Congratulations on your first scheduled post success. ::grins::

I love your animal choice - awesome.

Aimee said...

This is a fun post! Thanks for sharing it with us! :)

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