I love me a survey

A week ago, my awesome buddy,NIkki, linked me in her post to finish this survey. I love me a survey- so I was thrilled!
Here are the “rules”:
#1: You must post these rules.
#2: Each person must post 11 things about themselves on their blog.
#3: Answer the questions the tagger set for you in their post and create 11 new questions for the people you tag to answer.

11 Things About Me

  1. I am double jointed. I can touch my thumb to my forearm, put my legs behind my head, and I even had shoulder problems when swimming in highschool because of it. (I had to kick for weeks!)
  2. I want to go to the summer olympics to see ANY swimming event. Maybe in 2016 haha

     3.     Before becoming a nurse, I worked as a lifeguard and I babysat. That was it haha

     4.     The only time I lived outside of St Louis, was when I went to college at SMS in Sprinfield, MO for a year and a 1/2.  I still see 9 out of the 12 people here (thats me w/ the funny face. Top row, third from the left)

     5.      I left SMS when I found out I was pregnant w/ Andrew, and started nursing school at SIUE. And ended up meeting the best friends are girl could EVER ask for. the F4!

        6.      My family has a farm in Illinois. So I consider myself both a county AND city girl haha

       7.       I went to an ALL GIRL CATHOLIC highschool. But it really was awesome. I loved it! No boys to worry about! (yes there is a boy in this picture. He did NOT go to my school haha. Im the top Right)

         8.      I love being silly. They make the best pictures!

     9.       I was engaged for three years, before I ended the relationship. It was the HARDEST decision I have ever had to make.

    10.      One of my favorite shows is Ghost Adventures, and I had a secret crush on Zak. Until I followed him on twitter. We would not work out 😦 It’s good to know now than later haha

     11.       I love to read! I’ve read Harry Potter MULTIPLE times. I just finished reading the Hunger Games series. Now what???

My answer’s to Nikki’s questions:

  1. What’s your favorite home workout?

P90X is a great workout in a short amount of time

      2.    What type of food do you feel best describes you? Why?

 Ketchup. My family always says “Do you want some fries w/ your ketchup?” haha

      3.    What are some of your staple refrigerator items?

Yogurt, strawberries, spinach wraps, peppers, shredded cheese, and eggs.

yogurt, apple, and cinnamon

     4.      What is the last movie you went to see?

Cars 2 w/ Andrew. Although we mostly have movie nights at home

     5.      If you could have a superpower, what would you want?

I would fly. Even though I’m scared of heights….haha

 

     6.      How would you describe yourself in three words?

compassionate, sarcastic, and honest

     7.    What’s your favorite spice?

Everyone can guess this- Cinnamon. Even people at work know this haha

     8.     Are you still friends with your best friends from when you were growing up?

My best friend are Jill (my cousin) and Kim who I met in preschool (Im on the far left, Jill is in the middle in the silver, and Kim is in the other black dress)

Before our freshman dance

     9.     Would you rather be really hot or really cold?

Hot. I hate being cold! Even though I didn’t turn the heat on in my house till the middle of december haha

     10.   Do you have a favorite piece of artwork? Painting/portrait/sculpture, etc?

I dont have any paintings, but I do love these quote

     11.    What is your favorite sport to watch, if any?

Baseball. I especially love watching the Cardinals

Question for you:

What is your favorite home workout?

How would you describe yourself in three words?

 

traveling the world

GOOD NEWS: I just finished working four 12 hour shifts in a row! Thank goodness.

BAD NEWS: I am now officially in a coma. Im tired! And I have a ton to do

  • Pack for vacation (we leave saturday!)
  • Get school stuff for andrew
  • Visit grandma
  • Massage
  • Grocery shopping for car ride
  • Pedicure
  • Bike ride (maybe…)
  • Sleep in (if Im lucky)

So our trip on saturday is to michigan!!!!!! My family went there for YEARS (and by years I mean like 12!)

 we took a few years to visit other places in the world like:

  1. MEXICO 2009 I went here with two of my best friends . It was PURE HEAVEN!

            2.) Fort Myers 2010 with my mom and andrew

 I needed some time away from St Louis with Andrew

           3.) Disney world with the whole family (without my older brother) 

 it was andrews first plan ride! We went in 2009 and it was mine and Andrew’s first time to disney!

 

       4.) Fort Morgan 2011

I went with the whole family minus the little brother

         5.) Ireland Best. Trip. EVER. (minus my younger brother)

          6.) Destin 2008

This trip was just with my mom, dad, and andrew. I needed this trip more than ever, this was right after I ended things with Ian.

         7.) Chicago 2011.

Andrew and I went to chicago to visit my cousin Jill and visit LEGO LAND!

       8.) Trip to Nashville 2011

with the F4 (girls I went to SIUE nursing school with)

             9.) Branson 2011

with the BFFs (girls I work with, for the most part. yes we call eachother the BFFs- we even have shirts for some events!)

      10.) Lake of the Ozarks 2010

I went and stayed all by myself! (Andrew was just a few miles away with Ian’s family)

11.) Table Rock Lake 2008

I went with my mom and dad, and Ian stayed for 1/2 the trip.

Im sure there are more trips, but can you see the trend??? we love to go to the beach! And I traveled A LOT this year so far

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This is the Last time we went to michigan! Andrew was just a year old

We will see how this year goes! I CANT WAIT!!!!

Better get to bed busy day tomorrow- Im having a ME day! Cant wait!

Question for you:

What would be/ is your favorite vacation spot?

-I really really really want to go to Hawaii and Australia

27 (MILLION) dresses

 Ok. so I dont mean that many bridesmaid dressses. (love the movie)
 I have been in a few weddings.
My older brothers wedding

(yep. two had clover green dresses, and I couldnt wear the 1st to the 2nd. totally bummer. esp on the bank)

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What I mean is, I LOVE dresses. ESPECIALLY in the summer. I try to wear them  whenever I   can!

my son took this picture

 

mexico 2009
Rehearsal dinner
 

 
I swear I own some pants….I just never wear them haha
 
Question for you?
What is your GO TO outfit??

F4 Reunion in Nash

I headed to Nashville this past weekend with two of my very good friends, to visit our friend Sarah. We all graduated from nursing school together three years ago, and while in school, we were called the F4 (at least between the four of us haha)

We always have a blast, especially on road trips. on the way to Nashville, we stopped in Metropolis to visit Superman and Wonderwomen

 When we FINALLY arrived, we snacked on veggies.

We then got dressed and took a cab downtown

For dinner we headed to Demo’s for dinner and started with cheesy bread. YUM!

I dont have many food pictures, because when I started two of my friends were cool with it. My other friend said “are you taking pictures of the food? WHO DOES THAT?” So I stopped and just took pictures of people…….

I had quite a few of these

This piano at one of the bars, had all types of instruments coming out of it. It was pretty cool. Another bar we went to was COVERED in writing. I found this one pretty cool!

“you are more than just a man’s opinion of you”

We were only in nashville for about 24 hours, but we sure had a blast. We stayed out till 4am…………ummm I havent done that since before my son was born 5 years ago. So the next day I was NOT feeling good at all. I only took two pictures, but you can see I look like I was having a rough morning

 

Question for you:

If you are a blogger, do you have other blogging friends? If they are not, do they understand when you take pictures of your food?