Tuesday, October 15, 2013

I will (Never) Again do that

Happy book birthday to Theresa Paolo and her novel, (NEVER) AGAIN! Today I'm participating in a bloghop to celebrate the release. Here are the rules:

Liz, the main character of (Never) Again got her heart broken and refused to ever open it up to anyone again. We all know how that goes though. How many times have you swore off something only to step right back into it? So for this bloghop I want to know what it is you swore you would never do again and then wound up doing.

I decided to make a short list, since my never again moments seem to abound:

* drink Diet Coke
* have another baby 
* go grocery shopping with my kids
* drive downtown
* put up Christmas lights
* move
* cook Thanksgiving meal
* ride on a plane with a baby
* live where there's snow
* eat after 9pm
* get on a roller-coaster
* help my child do math homework
* write a book

I could go on and on, but no matter what I swear off, I always seem to jump back in. Oh, well, such is life. How about you? What's something you swore you'd never do again and wound up doing?

Congrats again to Theresa. You can find out more about her book here.


Tonja Drecker said...

Lol! Sounds like your math homework sessions are a bit like ours - horrid :) Love your list!
And Congrats, Theresa!

Anonymous said...

Great post, loved reading your list. Congratulations to Theresa.
Have a good day.


kate whitaker said...

l absolutely love your blog- i found it so engaging and beautifully written.
lt would mean a lot if you could check out my blog. Maybe we could follow each other? :)


Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Congratulations, Theresa!
Never again write a book? Know that feeling...

Sheena-kay Graham said...

Yeaj the dreaded Math work. Congrats Theresa and nice post Ilima.

Suzi said...

Luckily my kids are in school so I can usually grocery shop alone. But every once in a while, I think. I should bring my 6 yr old daughter to Target with me to help pick out .

And every time I end up regretting it and saying I won't do this again. But I do.

Unknown said...

I can wholeheartedly agree with your Never help my child do math homework again!
There is an agreement waiting to happen!

Rachel Schieffelbein said...

Have a baby! Oh dear. After having four, I am definitely saying I'll never have another one! Hopefully I'm successful! Lol!

Kathryn Purdie said...

Fun post! Most of those are my never agains, too. Congrats to Theresa on her book release!

Robin said...

I'm doing this bloghop too, but on Thursday. I have too much blogging happening this week. I've sworn off many of those same things. Congrats to Theresa and her book. Great cover!

Robin said...

I just watched the studio C video-hilarious. Glad you posted it! Deal, deal, deal breaker... mine was anyone who had to watch Sunday Night Football.

jaybird said...

Great list. Of course, mine mirrors yours, all the way down the list. :)

Also, I'm loving your new picture. I adore the long hair and the smile. Just beautiful!!

Stina said...

LOL I think our lists are pretty similar, especially the cooking turkey part. Which is why my hubby does it for Thanksgiving and my mom does it for Christmas. :)

PK HREZO said...

Write a book? LOL... I think we've all prolly thought it at least. And of course cook Thxgiving dinner!! That is such a job. I remember my mom saying it every year when I was a kid. lol

Congrats to Theresa!

Julie Sondra Decker said...

Hahaa, WOW! What a list! Man, I can completely imagine--being in the throes of one of those things and thinking "That's IT, I will NEVER do this again." And then you find yourself doing it again. Cooking the dinner, shopping with the kids, riding with a baby, and putting up lights in particular.

The book one is funny, though. Even when writing books is terrible, terrifying, and miserable, I never think "I'll never do this again, EVER." Though I can completely understand why some people would feel that way! :D

Theresa said...

I love the list! The Christmas lights one makes me laugh! I can only imagine what happened to make you say that. Other than it's just a lot of hard work. Those lights are not easy!

Thanks for joining the hop!

Michelle D. Argyle said...

I had the chance to do Theresa's bookmarks, and I thought at the time that this book looks great! Can't wait to get my hands on it. :)