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  #1  
May 23rd, 2011, 11:25 AM
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To get to know each other a little better let's share 5 different things about ourselves that are NOT baby related
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May 23rd, 2011, 11:32 AM
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1. My hubby is 10 yrs older than me and I am a stepmother to three children that are ages 19, 20, 21. Yep, hubby had them young.
2. I lived in the San Francisco bay area for high school plus a year and I miss it more than anyone really understands around me.
3. My mom and sister have a lot of issues (mental and physical) and for some reason I am healthy as a horse.
4. I was a raver haha
5. I am going to try to open an online business soon...invitations for weddings, baby showers etc.
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May 23rd, 2011, 11:34 AM
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1 - my middle name is cristin
2 - i can make a mean deep dish caramel apple pie from scratch
3 - i LOVE a good foot massage
4 - i HATE anything with more than 4 legs (spiders, centipedes, etc...)
5 - i really want a pina colada!
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May 23rd, 2011, 11:55 AM
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1. My husband and I have been together for 13 years. We met his senior year of high school.
2. I LOVE to bake! I don't like cooking, but I will make you any dessert you want. Unfortunately I am also addicted to eating them.....
3. I am starting a weight loss program in a desperate attempt to lose weight. I bought the 6 Week Body Makeover from an infomercial. I have about 125 lbs to lose.
4. I love to watch the corny "teenage" shows. Secrete Life of the American Teenage, Pretty Little Liars, and Make it or Break it.
5. I went and got a pedicure last Friday just to have an hour to myself. I went shopping afterwards because I was enjoying my alone time and wasn't ready to head back to mommy world yet...
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May 23rd, 2011, 12:10 PM
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1 I danced competitively for 12 yrs

2 Iwish i listened to my parents and went to college right away

3. My first word was Bob

4. We have a traditional Italian Sunday dinner every week at my moms my whole family comes

5. I met my boyfriend on MySpace !
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May 23rd, 2011, 12:24 PM
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1. My husband dated all of my friends before we started dating as Seniors in HS.

2. I love, love, love all things Marley. Bob that is. "Don't worry, about a thing..."

3. I was a park ranger (uniform and all) every summer throughout college.

4. Monkeys freak me out!!

5. After a day at the beach, I like to drink a cold Corona in the shower. Yumm...
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May 23rd, 2011, 12:25 PM
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1. I am addicted to getting pedicures ;-)
2. My favorite color is purple.
3. We are in the process of landscaping our backyard.
4. We just bought a 2011 Honda Odyssey (White with Truffle interior).
5. I just got a new job and start on June 6th. Still an engineer for the State of CA, but a new Division. =)
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May 23rd, 2011, 12:27 PM
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1. I played clarinet in band, but switched to trombone for marching band.
2. I look just like my Dad, minus the facial hair and balding.
3. There has been a dog in my family for all of my life. Sam (Doberman, got rid of her when my sister was a baby because Sam got mean around her), Oreo (Mutt - Black Lab and German Shepard mix), Hudson (Chesapeake Bay Retriever), and now Toby (Miniature Schnauzer).
4. I had no idea what I wanted to go to college for. I got a full ride scholarship for a Computer Science and Engineering degree partnership program that just started at my local community college so I figured I'd try it for free. Turns out I met my DH in the program and I actually liked it. So here I am now, a web programmer.
5. I had my foot stepped on by my best friend's horse when I was 14. Never got it checked out, but I'm pretty sure I have a bone out of place because it kind of sticks out of the top of my foot a little bit, lol.
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May 23rd, 2011, 12:55 PM
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3. We are in the process of landscaping our backyard.
What hard work! What are you planting?





1. I chose my career from the results of a career aptitude test I took in the 8th grade.

2. I am of Lebanese decent (I am half - my dad is full) and grew up in a town called Lebanon.

3. I get anxiety over anything big and vast - big planes, big ships, big bodies of water, outer space, depths of the ocean...

3. I hate to ask people for help - I moved into our house while my husband was away and did it all alone with only a cart and an empty mini van... the only thing my brother-in-law helped me with was our washer and dryer, king size mattress and big screen tv.

4. I always greet and leave relatives with a hug and kiss.

5. I have never had a birthday party (unless you count my wedding).
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May 23rd, 2011, 02:31 PM
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1. I have an uncle who is 2 years younger than me.

2. I'm a pescetarian. I wish I could go full vegetarian but I love seafood too much.

3. I'm terrified of most everyone's driving, except my own, due to a car accident I was in when I was 16.

4. I love animals (probably more than people) and would like to find the resources to be an activist for them.

5. Ever since I was a small child I've felt like I'm very different from everyone else and don't know why. Maybe I'm an alien??
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May 23rd, 2011, 03:33 PM
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1. I went to catholic school from grades 7-12 and I was raised lutheran

2. I LOVE cheese and DH hates it so a least a couple nights a week we make dinner for ourselves. Too many of my favorite foods involve cheese.

3. I never had a dog growing up, now I have 3

4. I was diagnosed with ADHD in the 1st grade after among other things, glued my feet to the floor.

5. I am newly addicted to Nip/Tuck. We just started watching it a couple weeks ago and are already halfway through season 4. We would be further but we will only watch it together, so no watching while DH is at work.
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May 23rd, 2011, 04:25 PM
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1. I love music. I once sang the national anthem (a duet) at a MLS soccer game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.

2. I am completely addicted to the XM Lithium Station (34 now) that plays hard/alternative/grunge rock from the 1990s. It plays everything I listened to in high school/college.

3. DH and I traveled to Rome 2 years ago and I desperately want to go back.

4. I grew up on a farm and my dad raised cattle but I managed in the 18 years I lived at home to never assist with the birth of any calves.

5. I love all of the shows on the Travel Channel. My newest favorite is "Off Limits"
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May 23rd, 2011, 04:27 PM
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1. I am an Army brat but have only lived in two states

2. I met my husband online when I was 17 and he was 23

3. I am half Filipino (mom's side) and can understand every word in Tagalog but can't speak any of it.

4. I have a fear of thunderstorms

5. I have a pretty good stash of treats hidden in the house that DH and Olivia don't know about.
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May 23rd, 2011, 04:38 PM
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1. I am not an army brat but by the time I was 7 I had lived in 4 different countries and traveled to several others on vacation.
2. Because of this I am addicted to traveling and have contemplated becoming a travel writer. My husband was warned I would not be a cheap wife to keep entertained
3. I enrolled in teh local community college when I was 20 only to obtain an internship at the largest local radio station, I got the job and never went back to class. So I technically paid $700 in tuition so I could work a second job for free. It was a great job
4. I have been caught in quicksand.
5. When I was 21 I moved to North Carolina to help my Aunt open up a fine dining restaurant, but living in the south was too big of a culture shock for me so I left a year to the day I arrived since I promised myself that I would stay for at least a year.
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May 23rd, 2011, 06:26 PM
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Hmmmm....

1- I was a coxswain for 2 years in college. Sorta be default, I was in varsity boats both years, even though I never even saw the sport before going to college. (I even got a Letterman's jacket, which was lost in a move. Will never let DH live that one down)

2 - I got a 2nd (maybe 3rd? I can't remember now!) degree sunburn on my face when I was in middle school. We went to Florida for spring break and on the last day I spent 8+ hours in the pool. My eyes swelled shut overnight - I had to have a cold/wet wash cloth on my eyes for about 30 minutes to open them. I got some cruel nicknames when I got back to school

3 - My love/obsession for Elvis didn't start until my trip to Vegas in 2005. I always liked him before, but seeing 1 specific impersonator sent me into a tizzy. My husband doesn't always help in curbing the obsession... he'll get me Elvis things and take me to shows, etc. HOWEVER, I have NOT been to Graceland (yet).

4 - My husband and I knew each other for 6 weeks before we were engaged. Though I did not say "yes" at first. 2 days later, I said yes when he re-asked me on a post-it note. However, we didn't get married til almost 2 years later.

5 - For the few of you that are old enough to maybe know this story - I was AT the water ski show at Sea World Ohio where the boat "jumped" into the audience. Fortunately, we were no where near the place where the boat landed, but it was scary. I didn't take any pictures out of respect of the people/situation. Fortunately, no one died. Last summer, this story was on a TV show. (like the "I shouldn't be alive" type shows)
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May 23rd, 2011, 06:38 PM
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1. DH and I have been together for 10 years this coming August and married for 3.5 years. Our siblings used to tease that we would get married (in 6th grade) but we hated each other and he was so mean he used to make me cry on my walk home after the bus....

2. I have never not had a dog. Even when I was an RA in college I let my residents "sneak" dogs on to the floor so I could get my fix. We even had a lab living down the hall for 3 weeks that the "up tops" never know about....

3. I used to dread working out but now I love it and how I feel after. Plus, it's my sanity break from the kids.

4. I grew up on a farm and all of my family were farmers. One of my Grandfathers bred thoroughbred race horses. It really irks me when people criticize horse racing because I have seen first hand how well taken care of those horses are...

5. I went to private school until 3rd grade when my Mom decided she wanted me to go to school with boys and have all the experiences she didn't have growing up (she went to the same all girls private school) like football games, dances, ect
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May 23rd, 2011, 07:00 PM
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1) I was kicked out of my sorority in college for smoking pot at our formal (allegedly).
2) I love Indigo girls and Tori Amos and Grateful Dead but listen to Christian music in my car.
3) I hate socks.
4)I love photography and everything about it. It's the one thing I've found I truly love learning about.
5) I used to roll. Alot. my how things have changed.... lol
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May 23rd, 2011, 07:19 PM
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1 - I have a degree in Physical Anthropology and have worked on several archaeological digs
2 - I have always had a cat
3 - my first word was "meow" (see above)
4 - I can touch the tip of my nose with the tip of my tongue
5 - My 20th high school reunion is this year.
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May 23rd, 2011, 07:23 PM
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1. I'm a diehard Trekkie. I have all the movies and series on DVD. I have also read over 250 ST novels.

2. I am a Navy brat.

3. I was known as the "iron woman" in JROTC because I always brought in 1st place in push ups and sit ups at the competitions.

4. I've never eaten seafood in my life.

5. I speak with a Southern drawl.
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May 23rd, 2011, 07:26 PM
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1. I am an Army brat but have only lived in two states

2. I met my husband online when I was 17 and he was 23

3. I am half Filipino (mom's side) and can understand every word in Tagalog but can't speak any of it.

4. I have a fear of thunderstorms

5. I have a pretty good stash of treats hidden in the house that DH and Olivia don't know about.
My good friend is Filipino and speaks Tagalog...she came here when she was 5 so she has perfect English!

1. I like to go to the movies alone. I went to see Water for Elephants a couple of weeks ago and it was heaven.
2. I love to eat food so much that I wake up thinking of what I am going to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner!
3. I sometimes can't stop thinking about homeless people when I see them on the side of the road but I don't know what to do about it.
4. My favorite color is green.
5. Tomorrow I am resigning from my teaching position and I am scared to death.
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