FMM on Thursday

So if you’re not running, then you have to invent things to blog about. So here’s a belated FMM thanks to

If you’ve taken part in FMM then you know the rules. If you’re new, please take a moment to answer this week’s question before next Monday on your own blog and then add your link in the comments section here at:  so we can all see your FMM questions and answers.

Please invite your blog readers to add their links here too so everyone has to opportunity to be seen. The idea is to connect with other awesome bloggers so take a moment to post your own FMM post and comment on a couple of other posts. Here’s this week’s topic!

FMM: Three Things

1. Three of your favorite movies:

Midnight in Paris
– Slumdog Milionnaire
– Once
-many others but these come to mind first

2. Three of your favorite things to drink:

– Starbucks frapuccino
– Starbucks latte
– Chocolate Martini

3. Three of your favorite songs:

-anything by the Beatles
-anything by Billy Joel
-anything by Adele
– Many others as well

4. Three people who have recently been a positive influence on your life (outside of your family):

– my tennis friends who have supported me (with visits, food, etc) during my recent injury
– PT guys Rick & Joe who have patiently helped me recover
-my friend from Russia, Anna who has showed me how to appreciate the little things

5. Three things you to do keep yourself entertained:

– Blogging & reading Facebook
– Reading books and magazines
– Knitting

6. Three things you’re attracted to in the opposite sex:

-sense of humor
-athletic ability

7. Three things you love about yourself:

– I’m pretty smart.
– I’m good with technology
– I’m creative.

8. The last three people who text messaged you:

– my tennis friend Catalina
-my boating friend MaryAnn
-my mentee Amanda

9. Three things you’re looking forward to this week:

– a 3-day weekend on our boat
– running outside a little (without any bad side effects)
– seeing a movie

10. Three wishes specifically for yourself…What are they? (Be selfish, and be honest.)

– that my ankle heals sooooon
-great weather this summer (esp. on the weekends)
-financial stability

11. Three of your favorite quotes:

-“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” ~ Lance Armstrong
-“If you run, you are a runner. It doesn’t matter how fast or how far. It doesn’t matter if today is your first day or if you’ve been running for twenty years…” ~ John Bingham
-“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

12. Three of your biggest fears:

-that I will not be able to run again
-that I will get injured again
-that I will not have enough money to retire (ever)

13. Three of your favorite TV shows:

– Smash
The Good Wife
Grey’s Anatomy

14. Three of your favorite things to purchase when you’re shopping.

– running gear
– shoes
– tops

15. Three things that you enjoyed last week:

– the beach in Naples, Fla
– boating last Saturday on Lake George
– dinner out with friends in Bolton Landing

16. Three things that you always have in your bag (or close to you if you’re not a purse kind of person. )

-extra pair of contacts

17. Three types of food that you wouldn’t want to give up.

– coffee
– ice cream
– carbs such as bagels, pies, cakes, etc.

18. Three things you do to enjoy burning calories:

– running (when I was healthy)
– tennis (when I was healthy)
– riding my bike

19. Three things you dislike about blogging:

– not getting comments
-running out of storage space for images
-inventing things to talk about when not running

20. Three ways blogging has changed your life:

-kept me motivated to keep running
-introduced me to new people with the same interests
-I learned things about running from those who are more experienced & more knowledgeable

Now it’s your turn to answer the questions! Don’t forget to come back and link up in Alltheweigh‘s comments.

Happy Running!  Have a great weekend!  Will you be racing?

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