A collection of lists. Take the challenge. 100 things about yourself. Streaming flow of consciousness, as personal or as general as you care to make it...but make it count. You might learn something about yourself and I promise it's better than 20 questions!
1. I am a Leo
2. I am the oldest of a whole bunch of kids
3. I hate pizza and when I must eat it I order it with light sauce
4. I am a neat freak
5. I am a NASCAR junkie and no they do more than turn left for hours
6. I lost my first child when I was 17 ,a son I named Christopher
7.I was terrified of heights when younger , but now I am all about the higher the better
8. I wrote a book about my life that was accepted to be published ...but I am a chicken to do it
9. I have had and out smarted cancer not once but twice
10. I use to always say I was going to die either in a car accident ( I am a speed demon) by cancer or a tree falling on me ( see next one for why)
11. At almost every house I have ever lived in a tree has fallen on the house
12. I love to cook
13. Blue is my favorite color
14. I am almost finished with my degree in Sociology
15. I attended Indiana University and Bobby Knight was my tour guide because he and my Dad were friends.
16. I received a full scholarship to attend IU but became homesick after the first year and transfered to Indiana University Southeast
17. I have to sleep with my feet covered even if nothing else is
18. I love and I mean I love coffee ...ask my buddy Danny!
19. I have always like older men except the time I married one younger
20. The one I married younger was annulled after a week
21. I try and walk at least 5 miles a day
22. I have over 130 pairs of shoes
23. I love fruits any kind...I could live on them!
24. I read so much that I have lost track of how many I have read
25. I love animals I just do not have any pets right now.
26. I use to tame Cocktail birds
27. I lost my husband in 2004 and went spiraling down on a path of self destruction for almost two years
28. Because of the self destruction I lost everything
29. If I could choose one million dollars or world peace ...world peace
30. I have skinny dipped more than once
31. I love P.J.s and have a zillion of them
32. I love peanut butter and Jelly sandwiches and I could live on them
33. I do not wear contacts ..the color in pictures is the real color
34. When I was born they told my parents I would not ever walk and if I did I would be in a wheel chair by the time I was 25 ...yeah I out lasted that one!
35. I have had one knee surgery
36. When I was 16 a kid around the corner that was an arsonist burned our house down and we became close friends with his family.
37. For my dads 40th Birthday I bunged jumped twice he tried to chicken out.
38 I am addicted to the lifetime channel
39.I work on Valentines Day at one of my friend's Flower shop doing floral arrangements
40. When I was little I wanted to be an astronaut
41. I spent two years as an AmeriCorps member
42. I hate Mc Donald's
43. I once visited Costa Rica on a church missionary trip
44. I was baptized when I was 12
45. I reunited with my first love when I was 25 and spent almost 5 1/2 years with him
46. I have never cheated in any relationship
47. I am addicted to the TV show Cold Case
48. I love junk food ...the junkier the better
49. I love to write but hate to think sometimes!
50. I love Butter Pecan Ice Cream
51. I wore glasses as a kid and just got them as an adult...can you believe they said my focus muscles are shot and Yes I will post a picture of me wearing them soon.
52. I graduated with honors and my kid is too
53. I played the clarinet for 8 years and if I was to try and play it now ...Oh God!
54. I once was paid by my fellow french classmates to eat their snails...Yeah baby 2 bucks a snail
55. I learned to drive a manual shift car before I did an automatic
56. I drive with both feet
57. I have met two of my online friends in person before
58. At the age of 16 I changed and had laws enacted in my state to help regulate Foster Care.
59. I am the liaison and contact person for MRSA
60. After Danny died and I found my way again I spent hours researching the Super Bug MRSA
61. I settled with the hospital on my own without the assistance of an attorney
62. My step kids are fighting me over that money and now have it tied up in court
63. I almost dies once in a motorcycle accident
64. As A teen I was a user of any drug that would make me feel better
65. I once dated a Police Officer
66. My house was broken into when I was a kid , we had no phone and they did it by busting the patio door with an axe...scary!!
67. I love to give out candy for Halloween
68. The Kids and I are going to give part of our Christmas Day to the homeless serving dinner
69. I use to own three retail stores.
70. My ex husband is crazy...I had to throw that one in
71. I dated a crack addict for almost a year and a half
72. I allowed the said crack addict to rob me blind
73. My Mother and I did not have a good relationship when I was growing and now it is getting much better
74. I once fractured my arm while jumping on a patch of ice to knock down an icicle
75. I am not good when it comes to others getting hurt. Amber almost cut her foot in two and I freaked...she was very calm
76. I love all music except for rap
77. I love reality shows
78 I will one day compete on Amazing Race ...I just have to find a partner willing to do it with me. Any takers??
79. I am not a big fan of Doctor Phil...I am sorry but I think he is fake
80. I once got caught swimming in the baptistery in the church ( you know where people are baptized)
81. I was a tattle tale when I was a kid
82. I was on the swim team for several years
83. I almost broke the school record had cramps not got me I would have and I am not talking about leg cramps either
84.I spent 7 years in therapy
85. I am a Rape survivor
86. I am running out of things to say...Geez this is hard!
87. I love milk in my hot tea
88. I will only drink my coffee with Half and Half
89. I have road rage and now I have passed it on to Amber
90. I have spoiled the kids too much and Yes you can give them their way too much
91. I once made my sister Lisa eat cat shit. Well she would not stop following me around to play
92. My middle name is also my grandmothers middle name...Fern
93. My dad would feed me off the china when I was little and my mom hated it
94. When I was 11 I made my own flight reservations to fly to Texas to stay with my dad.
95 I arrived in Texas with one suitcase that only had an apple core and some loose paper and another suitcase with only three changes of clothes...I even switched planes in Atlanta
96. I met Henry Winkler in NY outside of Carnage Deli...he is really short
97. I love Opera
98. I love Broadway Musicals ...Cats was my favorite until I saw Phantom of the Opera
99. I love to sit by the river and think and do it for hours at a time
100. I am a survivor !!!
Ok so lets see how many of you can do the one hundred challenge!!