Thursday, December 4, 2008

I've Been Tagged!

Ann of Lifeatannsplace has tagged me to write 6 random things about myself. Here are the rules.

1. Link to the person who tagged you.
2. Post the rules on your blog (copy and paste 1-6)
3. Write 6 random things about yourself.
4. Tag 6 people at the end of your post and link to them.
5. Let each person know they been tagged and leave a comment on their blog.
6. Let the tagger know when your entry is up.

It took me a few days to try to come up with 6 interesting to say about myself. I'm not sure these qualify, but here goes:

1. As a little girl I always wanted to have a large family. I prayed for one for many years. Be careful what you ask God for. I married a man with 4 children and with my 3 children, I now have 7 beautiful blessings. We raised them together and I love them all very much.

2. I have eaten lunch underwater with my husband! My hubby is a retired Navy man. On his last deployment out to sea, a select group of wives were allowed the opportunity to meet the submarine by tugboat as it was coming back after a long three months away. We were allowed to board the submarine and ride it back in to port. We went underwater and sat with our husbands and had lunch in their quarters. It was so much fun and an experience I will remember forever.
It was a great way to celebrate the end of a long career in the Navy.

3. I am a creature of habit and when I find something that I like to eat, I can eat it every night for weeks without getting bored of it. When my husband would be away from home, I would do just that. This past week I have been on a ham sandwich kick. I love it slathered with lots of mayonnaise and pickles. YUMMY! I could have one right now as a matter of fact! When we go out to dinner with friends everyone always knows what I will order - it has to be halibut of course!

4. I am also a very picky eater. I don't like most seafood (funny - that my favorite meal is halibut!) and I especially dislike shrimp. They remind me of little grasshoppers and the thought of biting into their rubbery little bodies makes me shudder - ick!

5. I have developed a sleeping disorder over the years. When I was young, I loved to stay up until the television went off the air. But as I got older and when the children were young, the only time I had to myself was in the wee hours of the morning. I would force myself to get up and have my quiet time and enjoy my coffee before the day started for everyone else. I grew to love my morning time. It is my favorite time of the day now - the only problem is, that I love it so much that I have a hard time staying asleep at night. I start waking up at 3:00 in the morning and can 't wait to start my day. I force myself to stay in bed until 5:00. If I am tossing and turning too much I will get up at 3:30 or 4:00 so I don't bother my husband. Unfortunately though - I am not able to stay awake longer than 9:00 at night. A real fun person to be around! My husband gets so annoyed because I haven't been able to see a movie in its entirety for years. He has given up trying to keep me awake. That is what Tivo is for :)

6. I didn't start driving until I was 26 years old. I became a mother at a very young age and wasn't able to take drivers ed in school. I rode the bus with two children with all of their baby equipment with us for years. I would walk to the store and use the roof of the stroller as a place to carry my bags of groceries. One day a nice lady took pity on me and offered me a ride home - I had a turkey on the stroller that day for Thanksgiving! My first car that I bought - that was my very own - was a Gremlin.
Remember those beauties? It was my pride and joy though! (by the way - that's NOT my old car - mine was a lovely yellow color) I loved that car for the simple reason that I could go anywhere I wanted in it and it didn't take me all day to get somewhere!

Riveting information wasn't it? If you are still awake, I would ask you to check out the 6 wonderful people I am tagging to see what they will say about themselves.
I am tagging-
1. Allison
2. Tina
3. Deb
4. Ruth Ann
5. Sue
6. Rhonda

Blessings,
Kymber

5 comments:

Happy To Be said...

Great tag answers girl..now I also get up early by 4am every day and can't stay awake at night to watch any thing..Len gets so mad at me...but hey I am tired I tell him I been up early..I try and get everything done by 8am so I have the day to do what I want..also did't drive until I was 25...Got me PINK Pinto..Oh those were the days..hope you have a great day...hugs and smiles Gloria

Glenda said...

A technique I use on myself to encourage sleep plays like this: If I can't go to sleep or wake and can't go back to sleep, I make a bargain with myself. If I am still awake in 20 minutes, I will get up and tackle a job I have been putting off. It might be cleaning out the fridge, cleaning the oven, or ironing that basket of clothes waiting on me. It has to be something I've been dreading. For this tactic to work you have to keep the bargain.
I found after a couple of times using this method, that whatever was keeping my mind active, seemed to calm down as I contemplated what task I would tackle that night, if sleep didn't overtake me.
The few times this has been utilized worked out very well. I no longer felt I had wasted several hours, since the time had been put to productive use.

ann said...

MAN,YOU HAVE SOME GREAT ANSWERS HERE.I LIKE THIS"GAME".IT'S A GREAT WAY TO FIND OUT THINGS ABOUT PEOPLE WE NORMALLY WOULD NEVER SAY.YOUDID GOOD GIRL...ANN

ann said...

OH YEAH.I CAN'T STAY UP PAST NINE EITHER.IF-I MAKE IT THAT FAR.AND------TELL YOUR HUBBY,OR NOT.I DON'T KNOW ANYONE AT OUR AGE THAT CAN.HAHA.MY HUBBY GETS PATURBED AT ME TOO.UNLESS OF COURSE HE'S-------THE ONE TO GO TO BED EARLY.AHA...ANN

kymber said...

Hi Glenda,
Housework in the middle of the night when you can't sleep??? Ugh! I can barely bring myself to do it in the middle of the day! :) I'm just kidding - that does sound like a good idea though - usually the things that wake you up or keep you awake at night are those things that are nagging at you - things left undone. Accomplishing some of those things at night or in the wee hours of the morning WOULD calm your mind down as well as give you more time for blog reading in the afternoons :) I LIKE that idea!
Kymber