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Some of this is true. Some of this is better. –Too Much Joy

Forty-three Notable Things I Did While I Was Forty-three October 24, 2018

Filed under: Life tales,lists,photography — lizardesque @ 5:09 am
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  1. Had fun in the photo booth at Gilt Bar
    Giltbar
  2. Visited the Catcade

    Catcade

    I’m a kitty!

  3. Took control of my hair loss by getting my hair cut and later shaving my head

    Shaved

    Perhaps the most badass I’ve ever looked

  4. Donated my hair to charity

    Hair_during

    I hope it made someone else happy!

  5. Colored my hair with a Sharpie

    SharpieHair

    Before it fell out–not like I was worried about damaging it!

  6. Finished knitting an afghan for my brother

    Afghan

    All cozy under the afghan with Yoda

  7. Went to Story Sessions at City Winery
  8. Added romance to chickpea burgers

    Chickpeaburgers

    I had chemo on Valentine’s Day, so we kept it low key

  9. Knitted a ridiculously long stocking cap
    Stockingcap
  10. Escaped another room

    Escape

    Victory!

  11. Attended a Seder for the first time (and found the afikoman, thus winning a major award!)
  12. Finished chemo—fucking hooray!
    Award

    Another major award!

    Fuckcancer

    I wore these for every chemo session

  13. Made funnel cakes at home

    Funnelcakes

    I hardly even burned myself!

  14. Had a lumpectomy (especially notable since I was originally was looking at a mastectomy before chemo shrank my tumor down to almost nothing!)
  15. Helped produce Monsters, Myths and Other Matters
  16. Got a Lyft with Snoopy

    LizIanSnoop

    I wonder how much Snoopy increases this Lyft driver’s tips

  17. Had fun with new hair colors
  18. Got a Kit-Kat clock
    Kit-Kat
  19. Kept up with my Spanish lessons (almost daily)
  20. Danced on the ceiling

    Ceiling

    Oh, what a feeling!

  21. Leaped into a pot of happiness

    PotofHappy

    The big leap

  22. Played in a confetti room

    Confetti

    Silly fun

  23. Hugged a giant rubber duck

    DuckLove

    You’re the one!

  24. Gave and received henna tattoos

    Henna

    We’re not quitting our day jobs to become henna tattoo artists, but it was fun.

  25. Completed Julaiku for a fourth year
  26. Educated people about feral shopping carts
  27. Saw Anthony Rizzo’s 1000th career hit (live and in person)
  28. Banged the gong after finishing radiation therapy

    Gong

    Get it on!

  29. Made use of the emergency crown that I keep in my wallet

    Crown

    You just never know when you might need one!

  30. Applied to be a Cards Against Humanity writer
  31. Was depicted in painting

    Painting

    Amazingly, a friend of mind did this in about 10 minutes!

  32. Visited House on the Rock as an adult for the first time
    InfinityRoom

    The Infinity Room

    Attack

    Eeeek!

    Bunny

    Who doesn’t want to sit on a giant hare?

  33. Visited the National Mustard Museum

    Mustard

    Yes, this is a thing.

  34. Got crafty with my husband
    Signs
  35. Knitted a shrug

    Shrug

    It’s cozy.

  36. Saw some cool stuff during Open House Chicago
    Library

    Charles Deering Library

    Libraryinside

    Charles Deering Library

    Winebook

    Book and wine return? (look closely)

    Observatory

    Dearborn Observatory

    Telescope1

    Dearborn Observatory

  37. Visited the American Toby Jug Museum
  38. Visited Few Distillery

    Few

    Distillery or giant clarinet?

  39. Took some pretty cool black and white photos

  40. Went on a major organization kick and finally made a dent in my clutter
  41. Sent a goat to a friend
  42. Got my old tattoo spruced up

    SunMoon

    Like new!

  43. Finally got the new tattoo I’ve been talking about for ages

    Interrobang

    My favorite punctuation mark

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