Memage as distraction.

Stolen from EJ on account of my present desire to distract myself.

Three names you go by:

  1. Lissa
  2. Melissa
  3. Liss/Mel (clumped because of the degree of familiarity usually associated with them.)

Three screennames you have:

  1. irrsinn99
  2. 20375438 (ICQ)
  3. irrsinn_@hotmail.com

Three things you like about yourself:

  1. My obsessiveness/tenacity.
  2. My ability to fairly rapid heal from the sharpest parts of a hard blow. I “scab” well, I guess.
  3. My masochism (ties in nicely with #1).

Three things you hate/dislike about yourself:

  1. My tenacity. Sometimes, I just need to stop fighting and cry “uncle” before I get hurt.
  2. My tendency (need? desire?) to unload my problems on others.
  3. My mathematical limitations that I have yet to learn how to overcome.

Three parts of your heritage:

  1. Mental instability/illness (Old Man’s family)
  2. My giggle. (Old Lady’s family)
  3. Willpower, and a lack of in particular situations. (My manifestations are most like those in my mother’s family.)

(Those who question my definition of “heritage” can feel free to look that up in a Merriam-Webster.)

Three things that scare you:

  1. Finding the limit of my ability (in intelligence or ability to cope)
  2. Getting sick.
  3. Having whatever secret is on my mind found out.

Three of your everyday essentials:

  1. Eric (my laptop)
  2. Yogurt. I like strawberry, but blueberry is awesome, too, and cherry is a good runner-up.
  3. Breakfast = orange juice + two glasses of water + egg and cheese on an English muffin or bagel + Vitamin C pill + multivitamin.

Three things you are wearing right now:

Just kidding.

  1. New Residence Hall “lemons” t-shirt
  2. Skivvies
  3. Glasses

Three of your favorite bands/artists (at the moment):

  1. Natalie Imbruglia
  2. Kanye West
  3. Jurassic 5

Three of your favorite songs at present:

  1. “Big Mistake” by Natalie Imbruglia
  2. “Bridging the Gap” by Nas and Olu Dara
  3. “Hey Now” by Xzibit

Three new things you want to try in the next 12 months:

  1. Electronically publishing a work of fiction.
  2. Running in a race.
  3. Swimming. If I can shape up, maybe even in a bathing suit.

Three things you want in a relationship (love is a given):

  1. Friendship
  2. Understanding/acceptance
  3. Fun

Two truths and a lie:

  1. I think my little sister is just the most adorable little kid on the planet.
  2. I’m a sucker for accents, no matter the flavor.
  3. I really can dance, I just don’t like to feel like I’m being watched.

Three physical things about the opposite sex that appeal to you:

  1. Eyes
  2. Hands
  3. Legs

Three things you just can’t do:

  1. Sing
  2. Eat creepy seafood.
  3. Give up easily/without some kind of fight (even just with myself).

Three of your favorite hobbies:

  1. Listening to music.
  2. Writing.
  3. Coding, in some shape or fashion.

Three things you want to do really badly right now:

  1. Spend time with a non-familial friend.
  2. Go out. For a walk, for an in-house (at someone else’s house) movie, for a long drive with loud music, for a visit to a damn park, I don’t care.
  3. Go for another run today.

Three careers you’re considering:

  1. Stripper/p0rn star (breast implants needed, though, methinks)
  2. Generic “software engineer” career (with my usual brand of fun involved, of course; I’m not knocking this)
  3. Military/gov’ment work.

Three places you want to go on vacation:

  1. Russia
  2. France (yeah, like I’d come back)
  3. Tour of Europe (see #2)

Three kids names:

  1. Valerie
  2. Danielle (one of my middle names)
  3. Frederick (a common name in my mother’s family)

Three things you want to do before you die:

  1. Teach myself to play an instrument.
  2. Engage in a “successful” non-platonic relationship. With “successful” being defined by those involved.
  3. Read the complete Remembrance of Things Past–in French.

Three people who have to take this quiz now or die painfully (if I am permitted to mandate…):

  1. Dulin
  2. Javid
  3. Mia

[Listening to: Big Mistake – Natalie Imbruglia – Left of the Middle (4:33)]