Saturday, October 11, 2008

this could get interesting... a "blogging" friend of mine put me up to the challenge of revealing 100 things about myself...i can't really say "100 things that no one knows about me"...because anyone that really knows me - knows that i am pretty much an open book...but i am just gonna let the fingers do the walking and see what we come up with here!!!!!!

100. i have brown hair that has never been colored or highlighted...ever. ask me this time next year and we'll see what the answer is...lots of grays have been popping up lately!!!
99. my favorite colors are pink & purple...but the color i wear the most is black...go figure.
98. i would love to be an OB nurse but my earthshattering fear of vomit impedes me.
97. oh yea, i have an earthshattering fear of vomit.
96. i actually really enjoy, actually love being belly, the kicks, the clothes, the being able to cut in line in the it all!!!
95. i am secretly very "crunchy granola" at heart...i would like to grow my own vegetables & fruit...and use all organic products...but i still want to have a coke machine at my organic farm.
94. i love coca cola in a styrofoam cup with pellet ice...A LOT! like A LOT!
93. i used to have an ice cream addiction...i'm recovering...i only fall off the wagon like 2-3 times a week!
92. my husband told his sister that he was gonna marry me the first night we met...glad i didn't make him a liar!
91. i used to make splattered, watermelon t-shirts when i was in 6th grade...and i sold them! oh yea - i've got the entrepreneur spirit!
90. i have an amazing mom...she is the best cheerleader, surpriser, note writer, lunch maker, best friend a girl could ever ask for.
89. i do not like any kind of pants that hit me at my waist...being forced to wear them would likely land me in an institution.
88. i wanted to be a mom starting at about age 12 - i just knew if i had one last wish on would be to become a mommy
87. some of my favorite fruits are fresh peaches & pineapple
86. i was named after my dad & his dad...both of their names were frank meredith walker
85. i was really (let's be nice here) pudgy back in those t-shirt selling days...i could put down both bars of a twix during adult swim faster than you can say "michael phelps"!
84. if you cut me open, i am pretty sure i would bleed purple & gold...GO TIGERS!!!!!
83. while out in california, jeffrey & i participated in "the price is right"...jeffrey was actually a contestant on the show...he even got to spin the wheel!
82. at our wedding, we served ice cold milk with our chocolate groom's cake
81. in 3rd grade, i did the wrong spelling words and had to sit under the tree during recess...refer to #85...just looking for reasons!!!!
80. my labor & delivery with ella were a piece of cake compared to madeline's arrival...always heard it's supposed to be the other way around
79. i was in the "drum corp" (thanks again, laura) during my sophomore year...dark moment in my past - the beats still resonate in my mind
78. i had my heart broken for the first time when i was 16
77. my friends mean everything to me...i LOVE being a friend to others
76. i am just 6 months shy of having breastfed my 2 babies for a combined three years
75. i spent my childhood taking a shower in an outhouse on my great grandparent's farm in corsicana...kinda scary at the i love that fact that i got that opportunity
74. i'll take chocolate ice cream over vanilla any day of the week
73. i wish i would have gotten a degree in graphic design instead of dietetics
72. i went on a cruise with 8 of my friends for our senior trip...had the time of my life!
71. i pick my toenails when i am nervous...i know...gross
70. i will sometimes crave ketchup...the fries or whatever are just a carrier for the "catsup"
69. i wish my children had the opportunity to meet my dad, nina, & "grandma biscuit" and gran
68. as a child, i had to sleep with the hall light on...i also always had to have the closet door closed
67. i believed in santa clause until i was in the 5th grade...i didn't believe my mom could possibly afford our christmas presents
66. i love taking pictures...especially of my sweet peas...& hope to take a photography course soon
65. i won the dean's award in 8th grade (along with amy s.)
64. i always sleep by the i don't really claim a side...but currently it's the right
63. i couldn't swallow pills until about 8 years ago
62. i swam on the swim team until i was 18 years old...still love it!
61. jeffrey & i went to london, england for our 1st anniversary
60. ella was 17 months old before i left her overnight for the first was SO hard for me!
59. my wedding dress was the exact opposite of what i thought i wanted...ivory & strapless...and i felt like a princess!
58. i worked at "corns a poppin'" during high school & i loved it...most of my friends worked there too!
57. my favorite sandwich in the world is from deli casino in shreveport...WE LOVE THE GEORGES!
56. the song "love bites" by def leppard is one of my all time favorites
55. my roommate in college and i used to fast all day long so that we could eat a quarter pounder with cheese & a large fry...did i mention i graduated in dietetics? hmmm.
54. the movie "stepmom" made me cry so hard i felt physically ill
53. my sister & i used to sleep together every christmas eve...we always had such a hard time falling asleep
52. my first dog's name was muffin
51. i name my cars...gray dolphin, ariel, grayson...and currently minnie pearl
50. i am the oldest of 5 siblings...and the oldest of 17 cousins
49. some of the sweetest moments of my life occured within the first few minutes of my daughter's lives...jeffrey & i looked into each other's eyes deeper than ever...knowing that these were our little girls
48. i was a bag of jellybeans one year for halloween
47. a group of my friends & i performed as the california raisins in the 5th grade talent show
46. i am really afraid of tornadoes...but also really afraid of basements...not a good combo!
45. i am really finding this task of "100 things" to be pretty difficult!!!!
44. i won a coloring contest at albertson's grocery store one year ($5)...then went on to win the christmas card contest at Loyola (my highschool) when i was a junior ($50 savings bond)
43. i have gotten three speeding tickets in my life
42. the first concert i ever attended was "milli vanilli"...super...they're weren't even singing!!!
41. i used to hang pictures out of the "bop" magazine of luke perry & corey haim on my bedroom wall when i was in middle school
40. i love to sing but have never done so in public...absolutely terrified
39. i couldn't stand the thought (couldn't even say the word) of bar-b-que while i was pregnant with maddie
38. i slept on a designer sofa for the entire summer that my sister was recooperating from her major car accident
37. i played on an undefeated softball team from 5th grade until 8th grade
36. my family used to eat at el chico's every friday night while i was growing up
35. i loved wearing scrubs to comfortable
34. i am a major night owl...i do some of my best work after 11 pm
33. i did a project in food science comparing fat free cheese & regular cheese...i have NEVER eaten the fat free since
32. i love old window panes & doors...i own several...that are waiting to be creatively used!
31. my favorite teachers in highschool were mrs. meehan & mr. johnson
30. my sister & i had "icee days" during the school year when we were little...mondays & fridays!
29. i used to be so afraid of the dentist that my mom wouldn't be able to tell me that i was going until we were on the way there
28. i didn't get my ears pierced until i was 12
27. while at six flags one summer, our suburban was stolen and pretty much ALL of my clothes were stolen as well
26. i love anything monogrammed...especially the girls' names or initials
25. it's 12:26 am and i just ate a miniature milky way...i'm debating if i want to go for the snickers!
24. johnny's is my favorite pizza in the world...oh, how i miss it!
23. i once forgot my piano recital piece in the MIDDLE...turned & looked at the audience...then started over!!!!! not easy for a little shy, pudgy girl!
22. quality time is high on my "love language" list...& i really value it with people i love.
21. i want ella & madeline to be able to tell their children that they always knew, without a doubt, that i loved them and was proud of them...both in my actions and my words
20. i hope i live to be 100
19. i was getting ready to substitute teach the day september 11th happened...i WILL never forget
18. ella's due date was may 10, 2004 & maddie's was january 19, 2007...ella was 2 weeks early and maddie was one week early
17. i would rather load a dishwasher than unload it...and fold clothes rather than put them away...unfortunately, i am "our maid" i usually have to do both!!!
16. i think "bald" looks great on out well for me!
15. i don't really like to eat white things...mayonnaise, sour cream, cream cheese, ranch, alfredo, get the picture
14. my mom, brooke, & i rode space mountain at disney world 16 times in a row
13. i only went to camp for two weeks one summer...i was (and still am) a major momma's girl...& didn't like to be too far away from her
12. i usually plan an escape route when i am in a store, mall, etc. - i am really discovering through this list...that i am an awfully apprehensive individual
11. i used to wish i lived on albany street when i was little...kick the can was always so much fun!
10. i can still name all of my teachers from k-3 to 5th grade: mrs. caraway, mrs. sorenson, mrs. lawhon, mrs. music, mrs. fair/mrs. megason, mrs. scheel, mrs. smith, & miss apple
9. my last "wreck" was a few months ago when i basically ripped the bumper off of our our garage...don't ask!
8. i love tv shows that depict drama...but can't stand drama in my own life
7. i never wear a watch...haven't worn one since high school
6. emma (our boxer) was "born" to our family on april 10, 2002...she has been known to celebrate a few birthdays with a party hat on
5. i went on a cruise one summer with kelly ripa, regis, ted mcginley, sam champion, & mark consuelos
4. for my 29th birthday...a random stranger gave me 2 tickets to the rolling stones concert in little rock...jeffrey & i had a BLAST!
3. i love candles...i love to get them for myself & receive them as gifts...but i hoard them - and hate to burn them!
2. i love the smell of fresh cut grass, clean sheets out of the dryer, the smell of lavender lotion on my babies' skin, rain in the summer, the bakery at sam's club, the smell of my mom's clothes after she has worn them...the list goes on and on
1. i love spending time with my family of four...which we hope will be a family of 5 some day...doing anything outside. as my friend laura said "frolicking in the mountains picking fruit", playing at the park, or having a picnic...anything together.
one to grow on: i never want to forget the sound of my little girl's laughter or their voice. there is something so sweet and innocent about the way they say things...and there is no sweeter sound.

1 comment:

Megsy said...

Excuse me....I had NO idea Jman was on Price Is Right. That's is totally cool. Did he go out for Let's Make A Deal too? - A shout out from your "blogging friend"