Saturday, February 9, 2008

100 things about me

Okay Mar, I totally took this from ya, but I really wondered if I could come up with 100 things about myself :)

1. I was named after my grandma Jean.
2. I have one younger brother.
3. I wanted more siblings.
4. I have two children that were born with a clubbed right foot.
5. I love earthtone colors.
6. I love the ocean, but am afraid to go in it anymore
7. I overanalyze and overthink most things in my life.
8. My dad died when I was 16 from cancer.
9. I have irrational fears, one of which is dying in a car accident.
10. I love to dress my children in expensive clothing.
11. I love shopping for the best deal, this is like a high for me, which is why I can do #10.
12. My Grandma Esther calls me "baby" and I love it.
13. I am 1/4 Mexican.
14. I love to laugh.
15. I once laughed so hard I peed my pants :)
16. I am probably too hard on the one's I love the most.
17. I have a problem with telling people no.
18. I hate being too hot.
19. I am a Grandma's girl.
20. I had an awesome childhood despite my dad having cancer.
21. I have not been happy with myself in 12 years.
22. My dad and mom's family have an intense love for me and I know it....I feel completely loved by them.
23. I have a nervous laughter which causes me to laugh at inappropriate times and places.
24. I bite my nails.
25. I love to exercise, but don't do it enough.
26. I do not have a pet.
27. I love to cook.
28. I have decided not to have anymore children :(
29. I care way too much what others think of me.
30. I worry over everything.
31. I love going on drives with my family.
32. I can't stand to have my nails painted, I think I do, but as soon as I paint them, I peel it off.
33. I have ocd in that I count my teeth, beats to music, how many steps I take, and when someone talks, sometimes I see the letters on a keyboard and imagine how I would type it. This isn't something I do everytime, but I catch myself doing it nonetheless.
34. I hate math.
35. I know how to play the saxophone.
36. I want to learn how to play the piano and the guitar.
37. I hate hate hate the wind.
38. I never finished college and I wished I would have.
39. I got married at 18, which is probably why I never did #38.
40. I am a certified dental assistant, but decided to be a stay at home mom after Jake was born.
41. I love the medical field.
42. I would love to be an OB nurse.
43. I am almost a certified Medical Transcriptionist, I've been typing for 2 years and I love it so far.
43. I love teeth and it's the first thing I notice about people.
44. I didn't have a cavity until I was 23 years old.
45. I like to be right.
46. I can be selfish sometimes.
47. I love to read.
48. It's hard for me to say I'm sorry, except to people that I don't know, then I appologize for things that are not my fault.
49. I have a real interest in "old" things...houses, recipes, people etc. If I could just have my Grandma back for a minute to pick her brain...
50. I've made huge, life changing, mistakes.
51. I have a hard time forgiving myself (see #50, and #21)
52. I love the internet and probably spend way too much time on it.
53. I've never had a ticket.
54. Sometimes I wonder what it is I'm supposed to become, what I am supposed to be doing, and if I will just "know" when I get there.
55. I am a perfectionist in that if I can't get it done "right" I won't even start.
56. I like hair products.
57. I hate my hands.
58. I need to be more positive LOL
59. I have a terrible memory.
60. I am learning to clog.
61. My favorite season is the Fall.
62. I love going out to eat.
63. I love photography, even though I am such a novice.
64. I love old country songs (Willie and Merle are the top of the list)
65. I do not know how to make bread, although I've tried for years to learn.
66. I have a hard time telling me how I feel.
67. I'm a people-pleaser.
68. I loved being pregnant...I mean really loved it.
69. I like my eyebrows.
70. I like to hear gossip.
71. I love the smell of wet dirt...I want to eat it (now how random is that?)
72. I love fruit and most vegetables.
73. I hate to grate cheese.
74. I love puzzles and word games.
75. I get side-tracked way too easy.
76. I love grocery shopping.
77. I love hot baths, but don't like bubbles really.
78. Christmas is my favorite holiday.
79. I struggle with making new friends, which floors me, because I've never had this problem before becoming an "adult".
80. I like reading or hearing about other people's lifes,accomplishments etc.
81. I broke my brother's arm when we were little.
82. I can braid my own hair.
83. I pick things up off the floor with my toes a lot (clothes, toys, whatever) and I like to see if I can pick up different's like a game with me LOL
84. I love watching Grey's Anatomy.
85. I wish Sophie could have a sister.
86. I am a picker...I love to pick at zits and blackheads.
87. I had braces.
88. I don't know how to dance.
89. I know my husband loves me.
90. I could eat oreo's soaked in milk all day long and be just fine.
91. I am 5'8" and wish I were taller.
92. I love to read.
93. I make lists all day long.
94. I played with Barbies until I was in the 8th grade.
95. My dad called me "pumpkin"
96. I am a night owl, I can't get up in the morning to save my life.
97. I love cookie dough.
98. Seeing someone eat alone or at the movies alone makes me so sad.
99. Music inspires me.
100. I love my life and I'm trying to enjoy every minute.

WOW, I did it....that was hard! It only took me an hour LOL

Some Marsha, I mean Sophie "FIRST's"

Okay, so Sophie is the Marsha Brady of the blog I think....I can hear the boys now "How come the blog is all about SOPHIE! SOPHIE SOPHIE SOPHIE.....The only thing I say is that she is totally changing by leaps and one more Sophie post, and then I'll move on for a few days LOL

She just started eating cereal, rolling over, and playing like crazy! She's just growing like a weed...

Saturday, February 2, 2008

Did someone say JUMPEROO?

I know I went overboard on these pictures, but they are so funny. This is the first time she really figured out how to jump in the jumperoo. I got out the camera and just started snapping pictures. The boys and I were laughing pretty hard at them. She was having a BLAST in this thing. Our #1 toy for sure!!

D is for DIEGO

Eli is CRACKING us up with his infatuation with Diego..and his scooter...he gets on his scooter and literally flies around the kitchen and dining room his Diego helment and.notice his P.J's? He has two others with Diego as well....

here are some pictures of our scooter riding, Diego loving, Eli Danny....