TeddyGrams

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Ponytails make my hair look longer. March 17, 2010

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Not that I need it to. My hair is already around 22 inches. For those who cannot do math, that is almost 2 feet. Wow. I started growing it out with the idea of selling it. Over the past couple of years I have fallen in love with it.

I did so many different things with it while it was short, always thinking that if I had more hair, it would be more versital.

Wrong.

The longer it got, the harder it was to manage. I love it to death, I appreciate all the compliments I get. Especially when I’m at the cafe, but not working so my hair is down. Regulars give me double looks before realizing that the girl with the bun who is normally behind the counter is me, the girl with long wavy hair past her waist. But back to it being annoying. I used to wear necklaces all the time. Now they just get tangled up into a mess with my dark locks. For about a year I had my haircut like this:

Kim Kardashian with bangs or fringe as some people call it.

Now, my bangs have grown out well past my chin and look a little frumpy but it doesn’t bother me. Although I find it very aggravating when my “bangs” stick strait out from the rest of my ponytail. I end up looking like this kid:

 

My bangs stick up like this from my ponytail sometimes. haha

Oh well. We all have those days. Another annoying part of long hair is that it weighs itself down, so you get less volume. Since I naturally get oily really fast and my hair pulled down so close to my scalp, I end up having to wash it every day. I realize this is very unhealthy for it, but I can’t really do much about it. I do use to CWC method to wash my hair sometimes, when I remember, so it doesn’t hurt it as much. Maybe I’ll write about that later.

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Another set of 50 Random Questions March 15, 2010

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1. What is your best friend’s Mom’s name? I’m not telling you.

2. Where is the weirdest place you have a mole? I really love the one on my shoulder. I don’t think its weird though.

3. Who was the hottest teacher you ever had? Well, he was actually a substitute, now he is the guy who watches the kids in ISS.

4. Have you ever made out in a movie theater? No, but I have gotten into some intense kicking battles with a girlfriend.

5. What body part do you wash first? The roots of my hair.

6. Do you hover over the toilet in public bathrooms? Does this mean not sit down? Because I don’t.

7. What’s the strangest talent you have? I have yet to discover this.

8. Do you have an innie or an outtie? Innie all the way.

9. What’s your favorite flavored Pringles? Original, my most hated ones are the pizza flavored ones. Actually I hate pizza flavored anything unless its pizza.

10. Have you ever been tied up? Do you want to be? I have been wrapped in a blanket to the point where I can not move at all many times.

11. What was the last thing you ever got grounded for? If my parents said that I could only go to school, work, and internship, that would do nothing to my schedule. Just goes to show how much of a dork I am. =p

12. Do you parallel park or drive around the block? I live in an area where parallel parking is not a common skill, we have nice wide angle parking spots.

13. Have you ever had two dates in one night? Night? No.

14. How many times have you been cussed out? Never to my face. lol

15. Which shoe do you put on first? The first one I find.

17. Have you ever been to a gay bar? Well I haven’t been to a legit bar.

18. Girls– What is the question?

19. Is there one thing all of your love interests have had in common?  Hmm?

20. Did you French kiss before you were 16? So many personal questions.

21. Have you ever been cow-tipping or snipe-hunting? Like in Cars when they were tipping tractors? I never understood what that was supposed to relate to in real life.

22. Who is the last person you usually think about before you fall asleep? I never realize that I fall asleep, normally I’m reading or doing something. If I’m not I’m most likely trying to get sleep before school and I’m thinking about school.

23. Have you ever had a poem or a song written about you? Does singing songs and playing them on guitars count?

24. If you had to choose to not ever wash your bed sheets again or not wash your bath towel ever again, which would you rather not wash? I’d rather not wash my bed sheets, but I do think either one of those would result in some nastiness of the worst kind. Who came up with that question?

25. Have you ever found anything in your parents’ bedroom that was questionable? No

26. What was your childhood nickname? You. No, just kidding, I still consider myself a child and I’m not telling you.

27. When is the last time you played the air guitar? A few months ago? I don’t remember.

28. Have you ever peeked in the opposite sexes locker room? I left my house keys in there once.

29. What’s the weirdest thing you have done while driving? Changed pants

30. Have you ever bitten your toenails? Ewwe

31. How do you eat your cookie? Mmmm, cookies… depends on the size and kind.

32. When working out at the gym, do you wear a belt? who wears belts at the gym?

33. Name something you do when you’re alone that you wouldn’t do in front of others. I dance

36. How many drinks does it take before you get drunk? I wouldn’t know.

37. Have you ever sniffed an animal’s butt? Um, no.

38. How often do you clean out your ears? When I think about it, every other day or so.

39. Do you scrunch or fold your toilet paper? Scrunch

40. About how many times a day do you pick a wedgie? I never got statistical data on this, so I’m not sure.

41. Do you have any strange phobias? Foreign objects near my eyes, I don’t think I should be advertising this though.

42. Have you ever stuck a foreign object up your nose? Maybe crayons when I was a kid, Kleenex

43. What is the stupidest thing you’ve ever done at a bar? Well, seeing that I spend so much time in bars…

44. Have you ever been dared to do something you totally regretted? I guess not since it doesn’t come to mind.

45. Have you ever called your love interest by an ex’s name? I call everyone by someone else’s name. This is very common for me to do.

46. Have you caught a guy/girl farting while on a date? no

47. Have you ever played naked Twister? no

48. Have you ever been drunk at work? NO

49. Have you ever found your date’s/lover’s brother or sister more attractive? hmmm

50. Do you want to bring sexy back? heck yes

 

I’ve been left at home.

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While my grandparents take a trip to India. I miss them already. During the school year, I don’t get as much time to just sit and talk to them, but the fact that I could on a second’s notice makes me feel much more comfortable. My grandparents are the two people in the world that I would do anything for.

Of course Daddy and I get into fights frequently, but I am a Daddy’s Girl at heart. (I call my grands Mama and Daddy.) We are both hot headed and love to make our opinions heard, many times simultaneously. =] I always learn something new when talking to him about our family, he remembers things from so long ago. He is the one who pushes me to be my best, because he expects nothing less. Every small achievement of mine is a huge deal to him, and he really does know how to make me feel special. I miss him already. Who am I going to tease now?

My grandmother is the most perfect person in the world I have ever met. I know, everyone says it, there is not such thing as perfect. But you haven’t met my grandmother. She has all the patience that Daddy and I lack. She keeps us both cool when we are on edge. She is the best cook in the world (I’m hungry right now). Every decision she makes is based on morals and not personal gain. Things are clear to her, she lives by the golden rule (Treat others how you would like to be treated.) I really hope one day I can shape up and become even half as wonderful as her.

I’m starting the 6 week count down till they come home. Hopefully it won’t feel as long as it seems to be.

 

Viva Glam: can you get me hooked? March 14, 2010

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I have taken a big interest in makeup lately. I noticed that MAC does this thing called Viva Glam, where all the funds to the MAC AIDS fund. I thought this was a great idea! It makes it me feel like I have a reason to buy a $14 lipstick (or maybe 12, I can’t remember). I don’t even wear lipstick and that got me excited. I think I’m going to buy one for my mother first, maybe the Cyndi Lauper one.  It was released at the same time as Lady Gaga’s (I’m not a fan of this blueish light pink though. It will be my first MAC product purchase. I just couldn’t justify spending so much money on one product before. I’ll get to see the quality of the lipsticks and maybe I’ll want to buy more or maybe I won’t see what the hype about is. If I like the one I get my mother, I’ll get one for myself (an older color though), but it won’t have that cute little signature on the tube. MAC just started putting celeb sigs on there with these two lovely ladies. The rest of the Viva Glam line just has a red band around the tube. I wish the Viva Glam line wasn’t just lipsticks, if it was eyeshadow, I would be all over it. But I guess I’ll be taking the plunge with lipstick.

 

Random Questions

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Give me the names of 3 objects or things you love most and why? makeup – my relaxation. Sophie – my really teddy bear. Youtube – my procrastination.

Give me the names of 3 objects or things you dislike most and why? Eye drops- i have a fear of things touching my eyeballs. Badly written textbooks- does this need a reason? Achy Knees- this ruins my day

Give me the names of people you love most and why? Flowers – shes always willing to listen, Lucky – its started with proximity and ended up with love, Family – i have a fully functional family

Give me the names of 3 people you dislike most and why? These people in my neighborhood that always park their car in the street, people who read into my actions too much, people who don’t give a crap about their own life and affect others with it.

Tell me about something you really care about? The future, I wish I could see that everything is going to be okay.

Do you dream? Always about what I fall asleep concerned about.

Can you remember your last dream? I couldn’t remember the point slope formula on the SAT. don’t judge.

What are your goals in life? Happiness, or more recently to live with no regrets. “You gotta live like your dying” =]

How would you describe yourself? A girl who seems very grown up to grownups and childish to kids.

Tell me about your childhood? I was born here and lived here for 6 months, lived with my grandparents in India until I was almost 3 (my first memories are around this time), then moved back when my parents actually owned their own home.

Give me 3 places you would like to go on a vacation? India, I haven’t been since before I was 3. Egypt, its hot, full of ancient culture, and has a very different culture to experience. Japan, I really would love to be surrounded by people and yet stand out. I also just think that it seems pretty and there is so much going on there.

Describe any accident you have seen or heard about? My friend’s boyfriend (my ex from a very long time ago) fell asleep at the wheel and flipped a few times and punctured a lung. He’s okay now.

When was the year you were the most happy and why? Last year from the summer on. I had summer then I started a very intense schedule and excelled. I also loved my internship, this semester I am not doing as well and I am not as into what I am doing.

When was the year you were not so happy and why? My sophomore year of  high school. Last school year. I was doing bad in school, and everything went down hill because of that and boys.

What turns you on about the opposite sex? I notice personality. Pretty eyes and bone structure are some of the first things I notice.

What turns you off about the opposite sex? Under-confidence, and too much apologizing

What scares you the most and why? The unknown

What do you do in your free time? Youtube

Do you like chocolate? Yes, mainly white and milk. Dark if it has something in the middle.

Do you like rainy days or snowy winter days more? Warm rainy days are nice, equal to non-windy snowy days

Name 3 things in nature you find most beautiful? Old trees, sunset with the silhouette of trees showing, and hills

Which is your favorite part of the human face and why? “Eyes are the window to the soul.” This is also the most fun part to put makeup on. Since everyone picks this though, I’m also going to do 2nd favorite which is a tie between lips and the way hair falls across a forehead.

Which is your favorite body part of the human body and why? Shoulders

What makes you bored? not having an agenda for the day

Which is your favorite four-legged creature and why? puppies! I have cried for one over and over ever since I can remember. My father always says when we get a house with a bigger backyard.

Do you like spicy food and why? Well my tolerance for spicy food is higher than the average person but low for an Indian person. Take it how you will.

Do you remember your favorite teacher? I have quite a few. My second grade teacher and my 10th grade language arts teacher. I just took the SAT with the LA teacher today.

Which are your 2 favorite careers and why? Pediatrics and Teaching. Not careers but fields that I would like to go into.

Which is the hardest thing you ever had to do? It must not have been that hard if I can’t think of it now.

When was the last time you lied and to whom and why? To my girlfriend’s boyfriend, who also happens to be my friend. I didn’t lie, I just pretended that he didn’t annoy me.

Tell me about a mistake you made? I thought “the market” was a game on facebook.

Tell me about someone in your family? My grandmother is the most kind, most understanding person I have ever met. She even has the patience for my grandfather who I also love very much. I’m going to miss both of them when I turn 17 while they are away.

Tell me about your favorite book, magazine or comic? Harry Potter. I grew up with the series and sort of feel bad for the kids who will never be able to go through that experience.

Tell me about someone you envy? This girl at my school that I barely talk to. She is a lot of the plays and has the most amazing voice. She always seems so sure of herself.

Tell me about something you’ve achieved? I manage my hectic schedule and manage it well.

Tell me about the worst punishment you had when you were a child? That punishment would be a week ago. I got my car,  phone, job, internship, computer access, and college money taken away

Tell me about someone you really admire? One of my besties from 8th grade who is still a part of my life but just not as a big part as  he used to be. I really admire his academic ability, and the way that he makes things seem uncomplicated

Tell me about the last movie you’ve watched? I loved Alice and Wonderland, or maybe just the girls I was with. It was really fun.

Tell me about a country you would like to visit most and why? I feel like these questions are repeating.

Tell me about your favourite music / song / band? I like anything that sounds happy. Owlcity happens to be one of my favs. Kris Allen too!

Tell me about something you would happily do again? Spend a day with my fav girls trying to decide what to do. lol

Name your 5 favorite foods? crunchy peanut butter, walnuts, carrots, lucky charms, tree stars?

Do you like to shop? Yes, but those who have gone with me know that it is very hard to convince to actually buy something if im not in the spending mood.

How often do you go online? All the time. My free time is here, on the internet.

Something or someone you miss the most from childhood? Being close to friend from 8th grade, and my old neighbor, my BFF till 2nd grade when she moved to Canada.

Are you usually late, early or right on time? A couple of minutes late.

Are you happy with your life for the most part right now? Yes

You can have one of the following two things: trust/love? Trust, love will come. It always does

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? To see Santa

Are you the kind of friend that you would want to have as a friend? Yes, I’m not clingy and I there when needed.

Your best friend dies, what would you do? Cry

When and how was the last time you told someone HONESTLY how you felt? I gave one of my friends the talk about PDA today. That’s 4 for 4.

What would be harder for you, to tell someone you love them or that you do not love them back? That I love them. There is no rule that says you must love someone back, it’s the reason that makes saying I love you hard.

What do you think would be the hardest thing for you to give up on? My friends

Would you give a homeless person CPR if they were dying? I don’t know CPR, but if I did I feel like it would be against the law not to.

Are you old-fashioned? I wish times were still like that.

Which would you choose, true love with a guarantee of a heart-break or have never loved before? no love at all? is that it?

If you could do anything OR wish for anything that would come true, what would you wish? For happiness

Whats your middle name?___________

How big is your bed? I used to have a queen, I wanted more floor, so i switched to a twin.

What music are you listening to right now? none, the speakers are muted. its 11:05 and everyone has gone to bed.

What are the last 4 digits in your cellphone number? why?

What was the last thing you ate? peanuts?

Who was the last person you hugged? the girlfriend I have been driving around lately

How is the weather right now? dark. lol but partly cloudy, it rained today.

It took me 3 hours to do this. It could be because of my side conversations, but this definitely was a good choice for procrastination. =] Going to bed now, time change tonight. Spring Forward.

 

SAT and life around it March 13, 2010

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SAT is always capitalized. It makes it look so much more important. So much more intimidating. I planned my whole weekend around those three letters. And now that its over and the stress of that is gone, I have to deal with all the school work that I pushed out of the way because of the SAT. How do I think I did after the 2 days of no thoughts other than SAT?

Alright. I had read examples of  6s for essays and I finished with way too much time so I went back and added to mine, I think I just made my maybe a 6 to a definite 4. After that shaky start I went straight into a math section which boosted my confidence. I finished the next 6 sections feeling like a winner. This was until I came to a second grid-in. I thought about it and realized that it meant that one of them was experimental, but which one. On one, I got every single problem right, on the other, I missed 3. The only 3 problems that I didn’t know how to do in math in all of the SAT. I really hope that it was an experimental section and won’t be counted. After that I had 3 more sections to go and really had to pee. During the break I tried to calm myself down, but the worry had already kicked in. The next three sections were a struggle and I feel that I did average on, about the same as before. So did I reach my goal of 2000? We’ll find out in 3 or 4 weeks.

To push that out of my mind, I was going to go to starbuck’s with one of my girlfriends who had also taken the SAT. GIRLFRIEND. Not the random stalker of one of my other girlfriends. I just happen to be nice to him, he followed along. This ruined the mood of my girlfriend’s boyfriend, and they had a 30 second fight which ended up bothering her for the rest of the day. She is probably still cleaning up some of the mess. My question coming from all this is why. Why do people think that their friend’s friends are their friends too? Why do they not realize that they are causing tension?

We did manage to have fun. The two of us plus one. We went to my place of work and got my check and some fries. Some of which were so large that they reminded us of some male anatomy. We laughed and did want girls do, by the time we were ready to go to Starbuck’s my other girlfriend called. She was free and could come with us. This is the same girl whose stalker was with us. So we all met up at Starbuck’s and my GF (from SAT) and I made sure to sit between my other GF and her stalker. We did this for a few reasons. Some of which include: my GF has a boyfriend. That boyfriend is also a close friend. This GF likes to flirt, enough were it can strain relationships. Even sitting across the table from her, this girl’s stalker still managed to get physical. He stuck out his legs to tough hers. When GF from the SAT and I saw this we immediately threw our own legs into the mix.  I also have failed to mention that there was a creeper sitting 3 feet away from us at this time. He kept joining conversations and making comments. We left the cafe with a little bit of a caffeine rush and a general creeped out feeling.

I then went to GF from SAT’s house and we chilled for 2 hours. I was really tired and not very entertaining. Then GF #2’s boyfriend called and said that she had informed him that I needed help on WebAssign for Physics. I finished it at GF from SAT’s house and then left. (or she kicked me out, haha)

I came home to see the list of stuff to do on my mirror. This is why junior year is called the hardest. Its all about juggling the intense school work and all the extra stuff thrown at you for college in the years ahead. I’m just afraid that I might lose my balance and trip.