Leaderboard Get To Know You
First and foremost explain what is your leaderboard name and what is it’s genesis
My leaderboard name is #selfcare. I bought my bike three years ago and at first I called myself #hochie but I ultimately thought that was lame and changed it to #selfcare. It’s like a mantra for me. I figured if I named myself that and saw it everyday it would motivate me to regularly care for myself. It’s been a moderately successful plan
Name: Jamie Hochman Herz
Where do You live? Ann Arbor, MI
Kids/Grandkids – Three kids. One boy- 14 and two girls – 11 and nine
Pets? A crazy, but the loviest black labradoodle, a 15 year old cat that just wishes the labradoodle who constantly wants to play with him would leave him the hell alone, and two guinea pigs that are relegated to a dark, dreary, pitch black room in the basement while my kids do the bare minimum so that I don’t give them away. Anyone want some guinea pigs?
Working/Retired? I work full-time for the Alzheimer’s Association, as a Program Director. I am an attorney and a social worker and have worked at nonprofits for my entire career. Have gone back and forth between practicing as an attorney and as a social worker. Variety is the spice of life :).
Do you have a motto in which you live by?
“I’m on a seafood diet – if I see it, I eat it.” O.k., that is not my motto but it was my senior yearbook quote – for reals – and I’m happy to say that I live by that motto every damn day . Seriously though, I think it’s to live your life as if it’s one giant adventure. I am not the bravest or the most fearless, but I often take chances and embrace new experiences with enthusiasm and positivity.
How long have you had your bike – I have had my bike for over three years. I basically saw an internet ad and thought “that is the coolest concept I’ve ever seen” and bought it a few days later. Yes, I can be impulsive, but I also embrace my “life’s motto” and am enthusiastic about new things! I won’t actually tell you how long it took me to ride it regularly though…
Where in your home do you ride? My basement. It used to be a dance studio so I get to watch myself in the full length wall mirror when I ride. It’s especially fun when I’m sweating my a** off and feel like I’m going to puke
What is your favorite color – yellow! But, wouldn’t I be much cooler if I said something like “magenta or “sea green”?
What is your favorite food – French fries.
What is your favorite TV Show – Six Feet Under
Have you ever ridden in studio – Yes!
Who would you like to ride with – my husband! Wish he would get on the damn bike 🙂
Guilty Pleasure – Naps!
Favorite Curse word – “Gosh Nabbet” – no that is my dad’s favorite curse word – I like “Fuckity Fuck Fuck”
Favorite musician – O.K, Kristy’s going to kill me but I can’t answer this question as asked – must be the lawyer in me. So, here we go:
1960s: Joni Mitchell
1970s: James Taylor, Fleetwood Mac
1980s: Prince, Depeche Mode, Smiths
1990s: Sarah McLachlan (my poor husband had to go to so many Lilith Fair concerts)
2010s: Hmm, right now I don’t really have a favorite, but I love Beck and The Head and the Heart
Morning or night – Night!
Last Book You Read – Born a Crime, Trevor Noah
Who’s the Last Person who texted you – my son
Favorite App – Facebook or Amazon
Favorite Sport – College Football!
Favorite Sports Team – University of Michigan Wolverines – despite the fact that I still have a paper bag over my head from our last atrocious performance against OSU
Fave Alcoholic Beverage – Margaritas
What Color is your toothbrush – White
Do you have a favorite cartoon character – Edna from the Incredibles
Coffee or tea – Both but coffee has a slight edge
What time do you go to bed – 12:00 am
Fave Reality TV show – I forget the name of them but I seriously love the show/s where they show people with rare medical conditions from around the world (like the man who looked like a tree) and try to treat them. The grosser, the better. I know, I’m weird but I should have been a doctor as I find all of that stuff fascinating…
What is something we’d be surprised to know about you? I have severe performance anxiety – that despite being able to attend HRI last year on my own and talk with “strangers” for three days my extroversion doesn’t protect me from serious anxiety whenever I sing in front of a group. I love to sing and feel like I never lived up to my potential because I could never sing as well in front of others as I can when I sing alone
Dinner guest – Lin-Manuel Miranda. I would love to pick a contemporary creative genius’s brain.
Marry/F/Kill-Robin Arzon, Jenn Sherman or JJ OR Matt Wilpers, Alex T. or Denis
F: Denis “Fuckity Fuck Fuck” baby!
Bestie: Jenn (that’s a new category I just
made up, but I’d probably marry her too.
Anything else you’d like to share?
My favorite movie! It’s Cinema Paradiso. I love that movie so, so much.
And, I love this Tribe. Thanks for making the bike so much fun!
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Thanks so much
Hi Kristy! Sorry that you didn’t get my PM. Feel free to send the form. Thanks for doing these – they are fun! Hope you had a great holiday weekend!
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