Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Happy Birthday to Me


It's my birthday today. I had a dream that this person knocked on my window and talk to me, and then someone tapped on my window twice in real life. My sympathetic nervous system kicked into gear and my alpha1 1 receptors dilated my pupils, inhibited salivation,  constricted a variety of sphincters; my beta 1 receptors increased my heart rate, heart contractility and conductance; and my beta 2 receptors stimulated bronchodilation, decreased activity in my gastrointestinal tract as well as  my urinary system.
I relaxed though. Thanks to my parasympathetic nervous system that stimulated my muscarinic receptors to calm my body right down. Now its 6:55am and i found this beauty of a birthday cake on google. Since i am fasting from McDonalds for 1 year (I've been going strong since January 1), I figured today would be a good day to induldge in an imaginary big mac cake. Trust me- it was delish!

Today I'm going to work hard during my 2 seminars and labs, eat some lunch with good friends, do a ton of homework, and then maybe take a solo meandering around Jackson Park with the Good Book. I'm getting to know Ezekiel. 
In absence of the following people: Mollie, Michelle, Rachel, Arielle, Erin and Leigh; I've posted this photo of "Tom" doing the exact birthday jump that I know they would all perform for me had they had been able to be with me in physical form on this 12th of May. 

4 comments:

Leigh said...

Yes, yes I would although I cannot promise that I would look as cool as Tom does while jumping ;)

Happy Birthday Amy! I am so thankful that God has allowed you to be part of my life and walk this journey to our sweet girl with me. You are a blessing! Love you!

Beautiful Mess said...

Happy Birthday!

janet said...

you left my name out on that list of absent people in yourlife. i'm devastated. just for that i 'm going to have a big mac for lunch AND a strawberry pie.. and then wallow in self pity because i just consumed a weeks worth of calories. but hey happy birthday babe... in avas words to me this morning " lets get this party started baby!!"

Anonymous said...

I would do the jump in my safari outfit and hat!!!

I love you, Happy Birthday Amy!!

Rachel