Friday, October 7, 2011

50 Things about Yours Truly

1.  I don't like to get rid of "memory" things. I have emails from 2001...when my first child was born.

2.  I don't really like steak. I MIGHT eat a few bites of it once a year and it MUST BE WELL DONE!

3. Reese's peanut butter cups are my favorite.

4. I also love Hershey's Special Dark Chocolate.

5. Macaroni and cheese disgusts me.

6. I have lived in 6 states and will be moving to my 7th in the next 6 months (provided our house sells).

7. I was co-editor of my high school newspaper.

8. I was also on yearbook staff.

9. I attended one of the best Journalism schools in the country...University of Missouri- Columbia.

10. I quit before I finished because I decided I did not want to be a journalist.

11. My first memory is of visiting my dying grandfather. I was 3 years old.

12. I have an older sister and a younger brother. I rarely let people forget I am a "Middle Child"

13. I lose things...A LOT.

14. My garage door opener has been missing for a week.

15. I didn't get my driver's license until I was 17...and only then because a guy friend was harassing me about it.

16. I was a Candy Striper in high school and a Pink Lady in college.

17. The third (and final time) I went to college I worked 7 part time jobs...averaging 70 hours a week.

18. I was going to school full time and I made ALL A's.

19. When I got an A on my first college math test I drove over to my parents house and hung it on the fridge. I was 25 years old!

20. Pizza is one of my favorite foods. I could eat if for every meal.

21.During parts of all of my pregnancies I did eat pizza for every meal since it was the only food I could keep down.

22.  I fantasize about being a children's librarian.

23. I wouldn't be able to make the kid's be quiet. I wouldn't want to.

24. I LOVE children's books.

25. When I first had kids I had a hard time sharing "my" books with them.

26. I don't pay attention to politics.

27. I won't discuss religion.

28. I have sprained my right ankle at least 44 times since I was 18.

29. The first time I did it was jumping on a trampoline while babysitting.

30. I heard a snap, crawled into the house and called my mom.

31. I passed out from the pain and the 3 yr old stood on a chair to get me some ice. The freezer door was open when my mom arrived.

32. I have visited 38 states.

33. I collect shot glasses.

34. I collect Sock Monkeys.

35. I have always wanted to be a foster parent.

36. I will never jump from a plane unless it is my only hope of survival.

37. Bungee jumping is NOT on my bucket list.

38. I don't understand the fascination with planking.

39. I also don't understand football.

40. College basketball is one of my favorite sports.

41. I can't snap. I will never be able to snap. Every year my preschoolers try to teach me.

42. I can's sing either but I don't let that stop me.

43. This is one of my favorite numbers...43 rocks!

44. I am NOT 43 years old yet......

45. I love to eat raw cookie dough as do my kids.

46. I have an extremely difficult time falling asleep...and staying asleep.

47. I take OTC sleep meds most of the time.

48.  I detest coffee. Even the smell repulses me.

49. I prefer my caffeine cold in the form of Coca Cola.

50. About twice a year I "quit" drinking coke...for 2-3 months at most.


The Preppy Girl in Pink said...

I don't drink coffee either and I LOVE A VERY COLD COKE ZERO! I am almost never without one!

Robbie K said...

glad to know i am not the only non-coffee drinker out here! Sometimes ppl look at me like I am crazy when I say that.