gba_gf @ Neurosis of the Stay at Home Marathoner

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Non-Profit
Occupation Stay at Home Mom
Location Richmond, VA
Introduction I'm a mother of 3 kids, and I stayed at home until they all went to school. A few years ago I decided to go back to college so that I can have a job I actually want instead of a job that I'm "stuck with" due to lack of skills. Now I'm a nurse, working full time, and I love it. I like to write. I find peace when I draw. I meditate during my swim. I enjoy my ride. I love my run. A freaking lot. (Like a heroin addict loves H.) I have run a lot of races, and while I'm super proud of the marathon that I finished in Dec '11, I'm equally proud of the 5K I finished in April of '08. I grew up in Virginia Beach, and people always act like that's a big deal. "Wow, that must have been great". No, not really. It's not like I lived on the beach. I did try surfing once, but only once. Fortunately my nose wasn't broken... ~Savor the Run~
Interests Reading, shoes (it's true), working out
Favorite Movies Star Wars IV V VI, The Princess Bride, The 5th Element, The Man From Snowy River, Die Hard, Star Trek TNG, Scoop, Disney Classics
Favorite Books The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, The Life of Pi by Yann Martel, In the Company of the Courtesan by Sarah Dunant, Trashy Smut by various authors

When your science teacher smashed a frozen rose with a hammer, did you warm the petals to bring them back to life?

Oceanography teachers don't smash frozen roses, they smash other things that smell much worse.