alphabet meme gakked from hawk_soaring
A - Age: 42
B - Bed size: Double.
C - Chore you hate: all of them? Most especially shovelling snow, mowing the lawn, cleaning the litterboxes.
D - Pet's name: Rowan (mine), Bristol (my sister's)
E - Essential start to your day item(s): insulin, food, quiet time
F - Favorite color: Purple, black, silver
G - Gold or Silver: Silver
H - Height: 5' 6"
I - Instruments you play(ed): None :(
J - Job title: Library Technician
K - Kisses or hugs: Either or both
L - Living arrangements: Live with my sister and our cats in small bungalow in rural Nova Scotia.
M - Mood: Depressed and worried about money for the summer.
N - Nicknames: Some people call me Stace, which I hate (although I'm to the point where I don't correct folks anymore)--and I hate it cus mum never let me be called it. Online, I sometimes get called Slash or Slashgirl.
O - Overnight hospital stays other than birth: Tonsilectomy/adnoidectomy when I was 6 or 7; ER stay because of dehydration in my late 30s, ICU stay when I was 41 because of DKA--4 days in ICU and 3 on the ward.
P - Pet Peeves: Grammar/spelling errors; stupidity, conservatives who think they have the right to run everyone else's life
Q - Quote from a movie: "You know what I'm going to get you next Christmas, Mom? A big wooden cross, so that every time you feel unappreciated for your sacrifices, you can climb on up and nail yourself to it."
R - Right or left handed: Right
S – Siblings: 1 brother, 11 years older, 1 sister 9 years older. We're not blood relations--my mum married their dad and he adopted me (mum didn't adopt them as they were teens and their mum was still alive; my bio dad has never been in the picture).
T - Time you wake up: 5:45 every day, though I'm not out of bed at that time every morning, that's usually after the first news broadcast at 6; am usually out of the house by 7--on weekends I might sleep in til 8. If I'm lucky.
U- Underwear: Yes.
V - Vegetable you dislike: Where do I start: asparagus, cooked carrots, zuchinni, mushrooms, onions...that's off the top of my head.
W - Ways you run late: Not making my lunch the night before, very rarely over sleeping.
X - X-rays you've had: Dental xrays...that's about it. Others have been ultrasounds.
Y - Yummy food you make: Pizza, cheesecake
Z - Zoo favorite: Big cats, wolves, Polar Bears