Friday, June 12, 2009

TGIF: Random Sherisms and Random Tunes

First item of business: Today is MOTHERBOARD'S BIRTHDAY!! Go wish her a happy one! While you're there you can enter her giveaway. She's giving away an Ipod for her birthday! Can you believe the niceness of that person? Seriously.


I know I said I was going to take it easy after all of my computer drama from last week, but for some reason, I just can't seem to pry myself away from this stupid machine.

Why is the computer so addicting? There has got to me some kind of voodoo spy ware inside the Internet that sends subliminal messages into our brains that says MUST SURF INTERNET! CAN'T LOOK AWAY! MUST CHECK EMAIL 12,000 TIMES A DAY!

Do you do that? I'm a little embarrassed to admit that, yes, I do. I have 4 different email accounts. I know. And I'm a little obsessive/compulsive about checking them. Especially on days that I post on my blog. I have to keep checking to see if I got comments.

It's ridiculous. Just when I get myself convinced that I don't really care about followers or comments, I find myself constantly checking. Or following random people on Twitter, so I can have more people following me.

It's pathetic.


I twisted my ankle on Wednesday. Doing step aerobics. I know. How embarrassing. But, now, it's all swollen and hurts. And I'm supposed to be running the Ragnar relay in one week. The 178+ mile relay race from Logan to Park City. Sounds fun, huh? We even run all through the night! I'm getting excited just telling you about it. Last year was AWESOME! I had the time of my life. Only, then I remember, how I already have an injured hip, and now an injured ankle, and I'm not sure how well it will be for me this year. But at least I can go party it up with my team mates and hope they aren't mad at me for being slower than tar.


So, since I haven't been running all week, I got up this morning, and decided to do some Yoga. So, I got dressed, got out my Yoga mat, searched through my DVD's until I found my really old, really irritating DVD of Denise Austin's Yoga Buns. (Have you ever done a Denise Austin video? She super cheesy. It's almost more than I can stand).

So, I loaded the DVD in, turned on the TV, and then, Peter said she was hungry, then TJ. Oops. I guess I should feed the kids before I exercise. Then somebody wanted to watch a show. Then the doorbell rang, and we had a slew of neighbor kids in the house. Somehow, I ended up here at the computer, instead.

Basically, I never actually got around to doing the Yoga. And now it's noon, and I have stuff to get done. You know, like showering, and actually doing something with myself today. Maybe step out of the house in this beautiful non-rainy day.


A lot of you have asked me how to get an mp3 version of my album. And I've been telling people to just be patient, it is coming. Well, wait no longer! It is here! You can purchase my album on mp3 from CDBaby. And I just signed up today for It will be available there, shortly.

And the songbook is coming soon. Now that I've got my new computer, I've been spending some serious time transcribing. Look for that soon!


Ha. When I logged in today, I didn't think I had anything to talk about. Amazing how much crap rolls around in your brain without you even realizing it.

Well, I'm off to do stuff, and go out on a hot date with C tonight! Yeah!!



1. Situations - Jack Johnson
2. Pienso En Ti - Shakira
3. Just Another Heartache - Chely Wright
4. East Northumberland High - Miley Cyrus
5. Death and All His Friends - Coldplay
6. Baby, Now That I've Found You - Alison Krauss
7. Another Rainy Day - Corinne Bailey Rae
8. Language or the Kiss - Indigo Girls
9. If you Leave Me Now - Chicago
10. Crucify - Tori Amos

Bonus: Stop This Train - John Mayer


Shauna said...

Thanks heading over to wish Motherboard a Happy B-day right now! Hope you have a super weekend! Miss ya! ♥ HUGS ♥

Debbie said...

I totally get those days where my intentions are fabulous but life calls me elsewhere. It's been 4 days since I've been to the gym, yikes.

Oh and I'm an email checker too. It's funny cause sometimes I try to tell myself, "wouldn't you rather see 10 emails at the end of the day instead of 1 every hour when you check it?" but it doesnt really ever persuade me. :)

Rachel Sue said...

So, I have come to the conclusion that unless I exercise at the crack of dawn, I just never get to. The other problem is that it just isn't all that high on my list of priorities. Eating, sleeping and going to the bathroom seem to occupy the top spots and everything else after that is purely optional!

Kristina P. said...

Little Swimmies! One of my favorite Denise Austin sayings.

This new scheduled has kicked my butt, and I realized that I have not been getting sleep, been drinking more Diet Coke than humanly possible, been eating really poorly, and haven't been exercising. I need to get back to basics and maybe I will sleep well again!

Steph @ Diapers and Divinity said...

So I'm excited to hear about the mp3 option, and I just wanted to say that I LOVE Pienso en ti. The only reason I would ever go to a karaoke bar would be to sing a Shakira song in Spanish word for word and watch people be shocked at the gringa. :)

Melissa said...

Boo hiss on that damn ankle. You have one week girl!

And YAY for hot dates with hubby's!

2busy said...

Sometimes life just takes over, doesn't it? Good luck with that race next weekend. Lots of ibuprofen!

Ashley said...

I know, the computer is SO addicting! When my two girls are actually napping at the same time, like today, all I do is dink around on the computer. It's relaxing, what can I say? :) Have fun on your date!

Becca said...

AHHH!! I'm freaking out about the ankle for you! I'll keep my fingers crossed! Loved your post from last year's race. Can't wait to hear what you have to say about his year!

wonder woman said...

I'm smiling and nodding at half this post. As soon as you say you're going to slow down with the computer, you can't keep yourself away. I've decided to not post about the times I don't want to post. Because I get sucked back in.

And the not exercising thing? Exactly why I can't do it at home. Kids. Needy. Whiny. Just being kids, I suppose, but I can't be a mom and exercise at the same time.

And the sitting around till noon, not showering or accomplishing anything? Yeah, that totally wasn't me yesterday....

glad to hear your songs are mp3s now! Hope your ankle's better soon!

p.s. how do you do the music notes?

DeNae said...

I check e-mail compulsively. Moreso when I'm expecting something unpleasant. What does that say about me?

Once again you have demonstrated the health risks of fitness and exercise. My ankle? Doing just fine, thanks.


Lara said...

You made me feel slightly better about myself. I only have three email accounts that I check 12,000 times per day.

I hope your ankle feels better soon!

Cynthia said...

How's this for irony- I'm sitting here in my workout clothes because I need to go downstairs and do my Chalean Extreme weight training workout. Instead, I'm sitting at the darn computer reading blogs. Sound familiar?

Good luck with the relay race. My sister-in-law is also doing that race. She's new to running and not sure if she's cut out to be a runner. I guess she'll know for sure after the race!

Good news about your music being easier to obtain. I need to get my hubs over here to listen to it, I know he'll love your work too.

Nick and Stacey said...

You are funny! Sounds like my everyday to a T. Sorry about your ankle, and good for you for wanting to go running even with that.

Tink said...

Yep, Denise Austin is totally annoying, but I still exercise to her (on those very rare occasions that I exercise). Happy birthday to Motherboard!