100 lb. Club - Getting to know you... (poll)




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MaWhit
01-07-2007, 06:02 PM
Be as general or specific as you like, skip any questions that make you uncomfortable, and let's just have fun getting to know each other. And to keep the thread moving, try to reply to at least one person with whom you have something in common on the poll. ;) Here goes...


What's your first name?

Where do you live?

How old are you?

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single?

Have kids? If so, give details.

Have pets? If so, give details.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other?

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving?

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying?

What do you do for a living? What's your job?

Anything else you'd like to share?


MaWhit
01-07-2007, 06:11 PM
What's your first name? Whitney. Many call me Whit.

Where do you live? south central Colorado

How old are you? 31

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? I was married for 8 years, we split 2 years ago, and I've been single since. No interest in dating at this point in time.

Have kids? If so, give details. I have 3 kids. Marian will be 7 in less than 2 weeks, Leo will be 5 in March, and Sophie is 3.

Have pets? If so, give details. 5 cats and 2 guinea pigs. The cats are Milo, Walter, Henry, Maude, and Lucy. The guinea pigs are Phoebe and Dharma.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? I own a small house.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? I have a 1990 Toyota Camry with 240,000 miles on it. Her name is Suki and she's orange, yellow, blue, green, red, and purple, and covered with dozens of bumper stickers (at least).

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerance/restrictions? I'm sensitive to dairy and wheat. My oldest is sensitive to dairy. My younger two have Celiac and will be gluten-free for life. They cannot have gluten, dairy (casein), or soy, and my youngest also cannot have corn (she gets hives). It is challenging.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? I love movies. In the theater, rentals, Netflix, whatever. :) I also love to read, write, research, crochet, exercise, and more.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (public, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? I was public-schooled the whole way. I homeschool my kids.

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? I have my A.A. I'm in college now pursuing my B.A. in Sociology.

What do you do for a living? What's your job? Well, I'm a single homeschooling college-student mom of three. ;) I work at a gym childcare several days a week, I babysit a 5yo girl 15-20 hours a week, I do odd jobs for the neighbors (washing windows, etc), I mystery shop, and I've worked at home (but am taking a break so I can focus more on school). I get grants from school and child support which supplement my income.

Anything else you'd like to share? Eventually. ;)

JennyWenny
01-07-2007, 06:17 PM
What's your first name? Jennifer

Where do you live? Illinois, 2 1/2 hours south of Springfield.

How old are you? 30 (will be 31 next month)

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married seven years in Feb.

Have kids? If so, give details. Two girls. My oldest is Riley (7), and youngest is Devin (5).

Have pets? If so, give details.Three cats and a dog. The oldest cat is Kitty, then Trixie and Rosie. Our dog is a long-haired red dachsund named C.J.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? Rent, house.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? I have a '96 Plymouth Voyager, 120,000+ miles, hunter green and hubby has a 94 Ford Escort, miles unknown, blue.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? Oldest DD has some sort of allergies. Not sure yet. Go to the docto on Tuesday.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? Read and I go bowling 2 times a week.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? Public, public

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? I have a Associate in Applied Science, Paraprofessional Educator degree. (Fancy name for teacher's aide).

What do you do for a living? What's your job? I am a personal aide in a classroom of special needs kids.

Anything else you'd like to share? Sometimes, I wish we could afford to have me stay at home, so that anytime the kids need me, I'm there.


AJsMommy
01-07-2007, 06:37 PM
What's your first name? Jennifer

Where do you live? Michigan

How old are you? 32 (will be 33 next month)

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married, We celebrated 13 yrs in Dec.

Have kids? If so, give details. I have a son who will be 10 in June.

Have pets? If so, give details. One cat, Tabby and a golden hamster Sir Charles Whiskers.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? We own a house.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? I have a black 2003 Chevy Trail Blazer, it has approx. 50,000 miles on it and my hubby has a royal blue 2003 Chevy Cavalier with 100,000 miles on it.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? No we don't.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? Reading and spending time with my son.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? Public, public

Do you have any college degrees? I graduated from a Technical school for Medical Assisting almost 2 yrs ago.

What do you do for a living? What's your job? I am a Medical Assistant at a busy pediatric office.

CyberGypsy
01-07-2007, 07:45 PM
What's your first name?
Sandy

Where do you live?
Ocala florida

How old are you?
47 in two weeks

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single?
Divorced twice


Have kids? If so, give details.
22 your old son who just came out of the Air Force...

Have pets? If so, give details.

None...the kitty i was going to adopted died....it was th runt of the litter

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other?
I use to flip homes... I had a workmans comp injury, and had to sell my last home....and live in a mobile till my WC case is settled..

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?
2006 Honda Civic EX with Navi. Bright red. 13K

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?
Nope

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down
time?
Webmaster.....

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving?Private Catholic girls school for me....My son Christian school

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying?
Never finished

What do you do for a living? What's your job?
Flipping homes.....

melissalaurel
01-07-2007, 08:03 PM
What's your first name?
Melissa

Where do you live?
Maine, USA

How old are you?
27 but I'll be 28 in 3 months.

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single?
married 7 years

Have kids? If so, give details.
Logan will be 8 next month, William is 4, and our baby Benjamin will be 8 months old in 3 days

Have pets? If so, give details.
one 4yo Lhaso Apso named Bella, one 8yo cat named Moose, two kittens (sisters) name Moxie and Minnie.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other?
Own a 1/2 duplex.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?
I drive a red 2001 Ford Explorer. It has a million miles on it. LOL I'm not really sure but it does have a lot.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?
My baby has a milk protein sensitivity.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?
I love to read, watch tv, surf the net, digital scrapbook, and play with my boys.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving?
I went to public schools and so do my children.

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying?
I do not have a degree. I never went back to college after becoming pregnant with my first chld. I plan to go back at some point. Probably when all of our kids are in school full time.

What do you do for a living? What's your job?
I'm a stay at home mom. My hubby is a full time firefighter/EMT-I

Sheila53
01-07-2007, 08:10 PM
Flipping houses! I love watching Flip That House and Property Ladder on cable. Some of those people get in way over their heads. And it's incredible how much a home in So. California costs!

What's your first name? Sheila

Where do you live? Oregon

How old are you? 53

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married for 25 years

Have kids? If so, give details. Blended family (his, hers, ours) of 4 kids--two boys (34, 28) and two girls (30, 23). One incredible granddaughter who is six.

Have pets? If so, give details. Down from our all time high of four dogs and three cats to one 16-year old dog with Obnoxious Personality Disorder (his name is Mitch) and three fluffy inside-only kitties--Arrow is a tuxedo cat, CeCe is a calico, and blue-eyed Tess looks like a Birman, but was a stray so she was listed as a Siamese mix at the shelter.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? Own a house.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? A boring, but paid off, 2003 Ford Taurus that's burgundy with 35,000 miles

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? I'm trying to reduce glutens.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? Love to kayak, go to the gym, run when it's nice, garden, hike, watch HGTV

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? Public for all

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? Bachelor's in finance and accounting and lack two classes from getting a master's in technical communication

What do you do for a living? What's your job? Used to be an information developer--now my job is having as much fun as I possibly can

Anything else you'd like to share? Love to hear about people's pets so thanks for all the pet info, everyone. Started my own rescue organization about six years ago (it's still going, but I moved), and used to foster homeless cats and dogs all the time.

Celestyna
01-07-2007, 08:37 PM
What's your first name? Margaret

Where do you live? Huntsville, Alabama.

How old are you? 32

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? single.

Have kids? If so, give details. I'm allergic!

Have pets? If so, give details. My synth, my cello, my guitars and my bass.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? The bank owns my soul.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?
Red 05 Pontiac Vibe named Milli

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? I can't tolerate more than a bit of dairy.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? Skate, get better with the cello, circuit bend, and lately... elliptical.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? Private and public growing up, but if I ever have kids I'm homeschooling or some sort of communal schooling.

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now?
If so, what are you studying?

Associates in Electronics Technology and going for my BS in Electrical Engineering

What do you do for a living? What's your job? Woo hoo! I just quit my job. I'm *JUST* a student now for the first time in 12 years.

Anything else you'd like to share? i need all the support i can get. heh.

108tolose
01-07-2007, 08:54 PM
Where do you live? Alabama

How old are you? 38

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married for almost 6 years

Have kids? If so, give details. 2 - one will be 4 next week and a 2-1/2 year old

Have pets? If so, give details. None

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? Rent a house

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? I have a black 2006 Chevy HHR with 8000 miles. I love my car. My husband drives a highly-modified Ford F250 crew cab.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? None of us do

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? I love to read, spend a lot of time on the internet, crochet - too much sedentary activities!

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? I went to public schools. My 4 year old starts at a private Christian school in August.

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? I have a BS in accounting, MS in Human Resource Management

What do you do for a living? What's your job? I am an Imports and Exports Manager

Anything else you'd like to share? Not right now :)

wchs2007
01-07-2007, 09:21 PM
Where do you live? Alabama

How old are you? 38

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married for 19 years

Have kids? If so, give details. 3- BOYS.. 18 Senior in high school..15 9th grade.. 11 ( 12 in March) 6 th grade

Have pets? If so, give details. 2 dogs 1 cat

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? owen house

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?
2006 Ford Freestyle.. 1999 Ford escort..

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? None of us do

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? I love to work in our church.. Working with the youth is my favorite.
I also love photography..

What kind of education did you have growing up? (public private, home-school, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? I graduated from a public school.. All my sons attends public school,,,

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? No I did not go to college.. Hubby did ..Oldest son will go this Fall..

What do you do for a living? What's your job? I babysit for teachers...

Anything else you'd like to share? Not right now

lilybelle
01-07-2007, 09:41 PM
Be as general or specific as you like, skip any questions that make you uncomfortable, and let's just have fun getting to know each other. And to keep the thread moving, try to reply to at least one person with whom you have something in common on the poll. Here goes...


What's your first name? Lily

Where do you live? Oklahoma

How old are you? 46

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married

Have kids? If so, give details. A son aged 21, daughter age 14, 4 step-daughters ages 24,21,17 and 13

Have pets? If so, give details. I have a chocolate lab and 12 chocolate lab puppies that are 3 weeks old. Also have 2 cats.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? We own our house.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? I have a Ford Expedition that is maroon with gold trim and has 38,000miles on it.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? I am severely allergic to any shellfish.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? I like to walk, read, swim, fish, hunt, gardening..

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? I had a public school education and so did/ are my children.

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? I have an Associate of Sciences degree from a junior college and my Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Oklahoma.

What do you do for a living? What's your job? I am now disabled, but worked 20 yrs. as an RN. My favorite area to work in was Labor and Delivery and Newborn Nursery.

Anything else you'd like to share? I have 2 beautiful grandsons ages 2 1/2 and 8 months old.

MusicJunkee
01-07-2007, 09:57 PM
What's your first name? Justine.
Where do you live? Nebraska
How old are you? 20, turning 21 in 1 month and 5 days.
Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Single.
Have kids? If so, give details. No.
Have pets? If so, give details. I have 3 cockatiels. George, Baby and Caeser. And a 9 month old Pomeranian/Poodle named Baxter.
Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? Live with parents.
What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? Ford tempo. Don't know how many miles.
Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? None that I know of.
What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? Read, Listen to music, Watch Movies/Tv, Board Games or Sodoku.
What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? Public for me.
Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? No degrees.
What do you do for a living? What's your job? I work in a restaurant.
Anything else you'd like to share? I am really inspired by seeing some of the previous posters' weight loss trackers. And hopeful that someday I'll have one that looks just as impressive.

Trazey34
01-07-2007, 10:25 PM
What's your first name? Tracey

Where do you live? Ontario, Canada

How old are you? 40

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married

Have kids? If so, give details. No kiddies

Have pets? If so, give details. no pets

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? Own a house

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? I have a red cavalier, 1999, with 120 KMs on it, that's about 70,000 miles. I'm getting a new car in the spring :) Hubby has a very fancy Lexus :dizzy:

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? Food allergies -- blueberries
intolerances -- for stupid people ;)
restrictions -- just myself

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?

I like to read, I like downloading/watching movies, chatting with friends, my fabulous iMac that I'm typing on right now!

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving?

Went to public school and went to college.

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying?

I went to college, got a diploma in Office Administration, and one in English

What do you do for a living? What's your job?

My old job (17 years) was in Data Management, doing payroll & billing, now for the past 3 years, I'm an Office Manager (secretary!!!) for a mental health agency -- love it!!!!!

Anything else you'd like to share? hmmm... I'll think about it... I think I'm sharing a lot on my posts ;) I like to be funny, because I think a good attitude and good sense of humour can get you thru just about anything!

cupcake84
01-08-2007, 09:25 AM
What's your first name?Meryl

Where do you live? Pictou County, Nova Scotia

How old are you?22 (23 next month)

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? partnered

Have kids? If so, give details.my son, charlie is 9 months, i have a step son andy who is 6 and a step daughter candice who is 3

Have pets? If so, give details.a miniature poodle named jake

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other?rent a duplex

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?a forest green 1998 pathfinder, like 200,000 km, and a green 1996 ford escort
with like 220,000kms
Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?my stepdaughter is a diabetic

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?play with my son, computer, crafts

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? public, public

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying?diploma in human services with a concentration in gerontology and a certificate in SCA (special care assistant)

What do you do for a living? What's your job?on maternity leave now, in between jobs as i moved across the country while on mat leave

Saoirsee
01-08-2007, 10:01 AM
Ok i'm bored! :)

What's your first name?
Elizabeth, but everybody calls me Beth.

Where do you live?
Northern Ontario, Canada

How old are you?
27.

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single?
Um, technically/legally? I'm married. In reality? Single. My husband of 5 years decided teenagers are more his thing, and so i left. He's a thousand miles away and i like it that way! (Isn't that information you all wanted to know?! LOL )

Have kids? If so, give details.
I have 1 adorable son. He's just turned 2, and the absolute love of my life. :)

Have pets? If so, give details.
again, technically? I have a 3 year old Border Collie named Nya. I had to leave her behind when i left Missouri. :( In reality, no pets. But boy would i love one!

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other?
Um, none of the above? Right now i'm forced to live with my family (parents and 4 younger brothers) it's quite crowded and i'm doing everything i can in order to move out! It's not working so well.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?
I have a gold coloured 2000 Pontiac Montana minivan, which has 150 thousand miles on it (yes miles, it's a US vehicle). Technically, i also own a sparkly deep blue 1997 Jeep Cherokee in amazing condition, with under 100 thousand miles on it. Sadly it's also stuck in the US, and i don't get to have fun driving it!

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?
I'm super allergic to seafood. I also have a great sensitivity to citric acid, which means very little tomatoes, oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruits, etc. My son is exhibiting signs of sensitivity to citric acid as well. I've also recently discovered that there's something in Canadian BBQ flavouring that gives me horrible hives!

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?
My son and i love to go swimming together. We also like to play at the park, and do arts and crafts together. I have actually grown to enjoy scrapbooking lately, and i love to go out and play pool with my friends. I'm rather a movie junky, and love to watch any film. I love to read, and lately have really enjoyed my work-outs.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving?
Growing up i went to public school. Public school here in Canada is SO much different from in the US! When we were living in the US, our plan was to homeschool our son. Now that i'm in Canada, i think i would be okay with sending him to public school, but i would be sure to be as involved as possible.


Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying?
I have a bachelors' in Recreational Leadership. I went to Bible College for 2 years and majored in Music and Drama, but never planned on graduating from there.

What do you do for a living? What's your job?
Currently i work full time as the Admin and front desk reception/travel arranger for a large engineering firm. It's not in my degree field, but i like my job a lot, and it's exactly the type i want, so that i don't have to worry about work interferring with my time with my son. However, it pays next to nothing, and therefore puts me in a sticky situation housing wise.

Anything else you'd like to share?
Um, i'm pretty sure i've shared enough. LOL.

Angel33
01-08-2007, 10:28 AM
What's your first name?
Aleecia, but everyone calls me Leec

Where do you live?
Michigan

How old are you?
33

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single?
I have been married for 11.5 years to my highschool sweetheart

Have kids? If so, give details.
I have 1 daughter age 3

Have pets? If so, give details.
No

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other?
Own a home

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?
I have 2006 burgudy Trailblazer with 9000 miles on it.


Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?
My daughter is allergic to eggs

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?
Bowling, camping, 4-wheeling, scrapbooking, watching movies, just wish there were more hours in the day.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving?
Attended public school. My daughter will most likly attend public as well.


Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying?


What do you do for a living? What's your job?
I am a Corporate Training Specialist for a mortgage company

Anything else you'd like to share?
I love it here at 3FC. Thanks Everyone!!

Russiandoll
01-08-2007, 10:47 AM
What's your first name?
Deborah (Debbie)

Where do you live?
A town called Gosport on the South coast of England UK (Hampshire)

How old are you?
44 - will be 45 on Jan 26th

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single?
Married - second time around. 10th wedding anniversary coming up Feb 18th.

Have kids? If so, give details.
I have four daughters: Kathryn (26) Amy (22) Elizabeth (19) Sophie (11) and two granddaughters Alice (8) and Emily (5)

Have pets? If so, give details.
We have a cute mutt called Pepper: she's a cavalier King charles spaniel/miniature german schnauzer cross and is 5.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other?
We're buying our own house, a small Victorian terrace.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?
We have a huge Mitsubishi Delica (8 seater) for big family outings (or moving big things around) - average mileage and my own car is a Mazda MX6 sports car in slinky black ;)

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?
None that I know of

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?
I like surfing the net (obvious), scrapbooking, walking, cycling and my studies.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving?
I was state school educated. Three of my four kids have also been to state schools - I home schooled one of them.

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying?
I'm currently at University studying for a BA Hons degree in English and History.

What do you do for a living? What's your job?
I'm a full time student ... and when I'm not doing that, I'm a mum :)

IwannaLoseIt
01-08-2007, 10:54 AM
What's your first name? Cynthia

Where do you live? Pennsylvania

How old are you? 22

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Single

Have kids? If so, give details. None.

Have pets? If so, give details. No pets,either.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? Own a house.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? N/A.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? Nope.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? Listen to music,read,watch favorite movies,dance.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? Public school.

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? I was in college studying E.C.Ed. but I stopped going after a year.

What do you do for a living? What's your job? Don't currently have a job.

Anything else you'd like to share? Looking to one day reach Onederland!:D

djs06
01-08-2007, 11:55 AM
Anything else you'd like to share? Love to hear about people's pets so thanks for all the pet info, everyone. Started my own rescue organization about six years ago (it's still going, but I moved), and used to foster homeless cats and dogs all the time.

Me too Sheila!! I love stories about animals. I used to volunteer for a shelter but then things got crazy.. the shelter didn't have the best hours so I"m looking for another one. My friend has a bunny shelter as well. :) i love animals! That's funny, I'd totally peg you as an animal lover.


What's your first name? Dana

Where do you live? Connecticut

How old are you? 22

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? in a (slightly long-distance) relationship

Have kids? Nope.

Have pets? Yes! I love my furbabies. Penelope is my cat (though she has so many nicknames and I rarely ever call her by her full name... except when she's in trouble.. like a kid! lol lol) and Chip, a west highland white terrier.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? I live with my parents...

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? Hahaha. 1998 Ford Taurus, White, 121,000 miles :crosses fingers it will last 2 more years:

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? I *think* i'm allergic to shrimp.. but i'm not sure.. and i don't care enough about shrimp to find out

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? I love to watch movies, catch some tv shows (my life doesn't revolve around tv but i get annoyed if i miss ugly betty!), I am/was a big reader, and I love going to the beach even in the winter to watch the water.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? I went to public school all the way, until college

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? Yup.. I graduated this past may.. I studied English and Women's Studies. I'm hopefully going to grad school in the fall to study public policy. :crosses fingers:

What do you do for a living? What's your job? I'm a receptionist for a headhunter. Ideally I'd like to be a policy analyst.

Anything else you'd like to share? I love these things! It's nice to have one every now and then to get to know people on a different level, ya know? Nice idea :)

wanna b thin
01-08-2007, 12:02 PM
What's your first name? Sharon

Where do you live? Suburb of Detroit, Michigan

How old are you? 51

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married, 32 years to a great man

Have kids? If so, give details. 3 adult kids, 2 are marrried, youngest 27 year old son lives at home, 5 wonderful grandchildren,

Have pets? If so, give details. A 13 year old Pekepoo and a 12 year old gray Siamese

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? After 30 years in the same home, we bought a new one last year, I love it.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? I lease a Dark Gray 2005 Chevy Equinox, with more mile than I should have a this point in the lease.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? No allergies, just additions.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? Spending time with my family, especially the grandkids and friends, Camping, I am the Queen of a Red Hat chapter, Curves.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? public

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? No

What do you do for a living? What's your job? Sales, mobility equipment for vehicles & wheelchair accessible vans.

Anything else you'd like to share? I just found this site in November and I love it, I spend more time on it at work than I should.

SuchAPrettyFace
01-08-2007, 01:14 PM
What's your first name?

Aimee

Where do you live?

Wisconsin

How old are you?

32

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single?

Single!

Have kids? If so, give details.

no, won't be having any

Have pets? If so, give details.

yes, a dachshund named Wolfgang

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other?

rent an apt

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?

a yellow one

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?

low sodium, very little animal protein

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?

internet, going for a walk, hanging with my dog, reading, movies, volunteering @ the humane society, PKD Foundation meetings, trying new recipes, etc

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving?

public

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying?

no

What do you do for a living? What's your job?

admin

Anything else you'd like to share?

KnitALisa
01-08-2007, 06:58 PM
What's your first name?
Lisa
Where do you live?
The very beautiful Lexington, VA (aka Lex Vegas, for all the exciting things that happen around here (NOT!);))
How old are you?
20 years old
Are you married, partnered, divorced, single?
Single. Like always... :^:
Have kids? If so, give details.
No kids. I'm the honorary auntie to my best friend's newborn though!
Have pets? If so, give details.
No pets, either. Surrogate mommy to my neighbor's two dogs: Trixie, 4 year old Olde English Sheepdog, and Tully, an elderly Dalmation-mix.
Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other?
Live with the parents :(, who own our house. It sucks a little, but they're great and give me lots of support and privacy.
What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?
No car. Gave it to the younger brother. I walk! :running: If it's far away or if I have to go to the grocery store, I borrow one of my parent's cars.
Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?
My father has type-1 diabetes, my mother and I are vegetarians, and my brother is the pickiest eater EVER!!
What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?
I knit, crochet, and do jigsaw puzzles. I'm also afflicted with a "gentle madness," aka, I'm a total book lover. I carry a book and a knitting project with me at all times! After all, you never know! ;)
What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving?
I attended public schools.
Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying?
I am currently in college. I am going to be a librarian (perfect for an anal-retentive, quiet, book lover, eh?), and that requires a Masters of Library Science. So I'm going to be in school FOREVER!!
What do you do for a living? What's your job?
I work two jobs, full time as an assistant manager in a small, independent children's store, and part-time as a front desk clerk at a major hotel chain.
Anything else you'd like to share?
Just that you ladies and gents are awesome and my inspiration!!

onestar
01-08-2007, 07:15 PM
What's your first name? Rina

Where do you live? houston, tx

How old are you? 23

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? i have a boyfriend of a year and a few months

Have kids? If so, give details. no but i want 3 :D

Have pets? If so, give details. yes an older maltese, casper, and one cat , kitty. my boyfriend and i also have a cat, danny

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? live with my mom and stay with my boyfriend on the weekends

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? a 93 honda accord, it's beige, i think around 147,000 miles:dunno:

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? not really.we love food because my aunt is an excellent cook

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? go on the internet, read , look at pictures, go to the park

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? public

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? not yet..going to school to be a paramedic

What do you do for a living? What's your job? i am a csr at valero energy corporation

Anything else you'd like to share? trying to get in shape before i start my emergency medical services courses so i dont feel all huge in the uniform.....i have pcos (polycystic ovary syndrome)

GirlyGirlSebas
01-08-2007, 07:46 PM
What's your first name? Rhonda

Where do you live? Florida

How old are you?42

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married for 13 years to my younger sexy man!

Have kids? If so, give details. 2 daughters, 11 and 7

Have pets? If so, give details. 3 dogs - Cody the Poodle, Honey the Chihuhua and their son, Max the Mutt. My youngest daughter has two gerbils, Gold and Silver and my oldest daughter wants a Dumbo rat for her birthday next month.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? Own our home.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? When my Grandpa passed, I was given his 90 Chevy Blazer that used to be red and silver...we use it for camping. My hubby shares his Mustang convertible with me.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? No, we can and have eaten just about anything and everything!

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? I love TV - Survivor, Amazing Race, Lost, Grey's Anatomy, 24, etc etc etc. I also love to decorate.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? My schooling was a mixture of department of defense, private and public schools. My daughters used to go to private school. This is the first year we've put them into the public school system.

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? I have some nursing....just short of my nursing degree. My husband studies programming, but has no interest in getting degreed.

What do you do for a living? What's your job? I'm a quality analyst for a healthcare administrator.

Anything else you'd like to share? I work from home for my company. Thats why I get to post so much! :)

lessofsarahtolove
01-08-2007, 09:09 PM
What's your first name?

Sarah

Where do you live?

South of Atlanta -- just moved here from Baltimore last year (I was born and raised in downtown NYC, though.)

How old are you?

42. It seriously boggles my mind. :crazy:

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single?

Partnered with Lorraine for over 8 years. I couldn't have made it through the last two years of fighting cancer without her unflagging support. This is what a real partnership -- a marriage -- is.

Have kids? If so, give details.

Not of the human variety; I have furkids -- see below.

Have pets? If so, give details.

I have 8 at present -- going on 9! :crazy: 7 kitties (boy Simone, sisters Bashful and Tiny, girly diplomat Gracie, scardy-boy Boo, crazy girl Bughead, and tiny girl Piccina) and one gorgeous Italian Greyhound boy named Louie. Almost all of the cats are rescues, and so is Lou, and we're about to adopt another Italian Greyhound (they're the little greys) from a rescue org. so Louie can have a little friend to play and spoon with. (Howie and Kimberley will know what I'm talking about!)

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other?

We own. We sold our townhome in Baltimore and built a much bigger house in Georgia (where we could afford it!)

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?

One white 2004 Camry SE with 48,000 miles and one red 2006 Chevrolet Aveo with 9,000 miles.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?

I'm allergic to walnuts.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?

I'm an avid reader, I write, I love to cook, I'm into politics and learning about other cultures.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving?

I started out with an unorthodox education, learning to read and write at home in the commune in which I was raised near the village in downtown NYC. I started school in the 6th grade and worked hard to catch up and get into the college prep classes -- I actually finished all my courses a year early!

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying?

I graduated from a culinary college -- majored in Innkeeping.

What do you do for a living? What's your job?

I'm not employed now because I'm recovering from a stem cell transplant (bone marrow transplant) but in real life I'm a Human Resources Generalist. In my last position (for several years) I was an HR Generalist for a technology solutions provider, so a good amount of my time was spent in IT, sales, and management recruitment.

Anything else you'd like to share?

I spent most of my twenties overseas, living in Italy, India and Ireland, and have lived in a bunch of states on both coasts.

RebaR
01-08-2007, 10:43 PM
Be as general or specific as you like, skip any questions that make you uncomfortable, and let's just have fun getting to know each other. And to keep the thread moving, try to reply to at least one person with whom you have something in common on the poll. Here goes...


What's your first name? Reba

Where do you live? Alabama

How old are you? 41

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Single- would love to have a husband

Have kids? If so, give details. No- would love to have some

Have pets? If so, give details. A cat- Jag. He's a solid black long haired cat... he was pound bound before I got him... he purrs like an engine. A fish- a betta- Mr. Phish, he's 2.5 years old.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? Other- I live with my mom and help her take care of the house etc. She travels a lot.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?
ocean blue Hyundae Elantra (2003) has 35K miles on it

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? I am a type II diabetic

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? Read, arts and crafts- water color, paint on glass, pastels, drawing etc, crochet, cross stitch, I LOVE to camp, hike be outside. Active with my church- children, youth, music

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? Public

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? yes- BS in Biology, not highly qualified but have degree in elementary ed.

What do you do for a living? What's your job? Work as a paraprofessional in elementary school and love it.

Anything else you'd like to share?
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LondonJulz
01-10-2007, 11:59 PM
What's your first name? Julie

Where do you live? Tulsa-ish, Oklahoma

How old are you? 26 (27 Feb. 4)

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? married since March 8 2003 to my soul mate!

Have kids? If so, give details. 2. Our son is Jacob Nathaniel (born Jan 31, 2005). Our daughter is Kylie Megan (born Feb. 11, 2006)

Have pets? If so, give details. nope

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? rent an apartment

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? we have a 1999 Pewter Honda Odyssey with 61,000 miles on it.... we bought it outright after we sold our house. It's the first car either of us has ever actually OWNED!

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? nope, I'm allergic to carbohydrates and sugar - they make me fat :D

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? Photography and travelling

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? I did the public school thing. When are kids are old enough, they will be homeschooled

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? nope. But, I'm in college now studying photography

What do you do for a living? What's your job? I'm a stay-at-home mom and housewife! I LOVE it! (and I babysit a couple of days a week as well)

Anything else you'd like to share? hmmm...... I only gained a total of 30 pounds COMBINED with both pregnancies... After I had my daughter, I immediately dropped to my pre-pregnancy weight (my weight before we had EITHER kid).... so, that was pretty cool...

MaWhit
01-11-2007, 12:45 AM
When are kids are old enough, they will be homeschooled


:D

TraceyElaine
01-11-2007, 09:46 AM
What's your first name? Tracey

Where do you live? Nova Scotia, Canada

How old are you? 25

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married for almost 5 years.

Have kids? If so, give details. I have 4 children. two girls (7 and 6 months) and two boys (4 and 2)

Have pets? If so, give details. Technically i have 4 however they now are living at my mothers house. We have an old lad collie mix named Molly I got her on my 16th birthday as a puppy. We have a Scottish Terrier mix (cant remember what the mix part is) and her name is Maya. And then we have 2 miniature Chiuauas named Hunter and Jasmine. Hunter is caramel colored and Jazzy looks like a tiny rotwiler lol.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? We rent 1/2 of a duplex.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? I drive a white,1998, Pontiac Voyager with like 210 000 kilometers on it.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? No just a house full of pickey eaters.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? I looove to read. My last book was The Birthing House by Ami McKay which was awesome. Right now I am reading Wicked: The Life and Times of The Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire. It is very good so far.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? I went to public school. My hubby went to private school and my daughter goes to public school.

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? Not yet but i plan to take something in the near future.

What do you do for a living? What's your job? Im a SAHM but plan to look for a job soon for extra money.

Anything else you'd like to share? Nope.
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Ivanna B. Skinny
01-11-2007, 10:25 AM
What's your first name? Amy Jo

Where do you live? I live in a tiny farming community about 45 minutes north of Louisville. We have one stoplight.....
How old are you? 24, 25 in February
Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married, for 5 years in March to Spencer

Have kids? If so, give details. One 3.5 year old daughter, Abby
Have pets? If so, give details. One mentally derranged kitty, Charlie

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? We own our house, a tiny little 1970s FHA home in a subdivision
What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? I drive a 2003 Jeeb Liberty Renegade, black, 39.5 thousand miles

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?No Food allergies that we know of...

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?OMG...what DONT I like to do.... I sew, crochet, knit a little, read trashy romance novels, scrapbook, love photography, paint, draw, garden, build things (like our deck(hubby helped) and birdhouses and stuff), music ( Im learning to play the Harmonica!)
What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? I went to public school, and so will my daughter
Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? No degree, but I went for 2 years for Early Childhood Education K-6 grades... and 1 year for Nursing(RN) Probably wont go back for either...
What do you do for a living? What's your job? Im a SAHMAnything else you'd like to share?

Casey4
01-11-2007, 10:29 AM
What's your first name? Kathy

Where do you live? NJ

How old are you? 42

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married for 14y

Have kids? If so, give details. Kallan 9, Melissa 9, Darby 6, Taryn 20m--all girls!

Have pets? If so, give details. Kona 14yo sheltie with heart problems!

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? We own a house

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?
I drive a red Chrysler minivan.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?
No food allergies here, but I do deal with picky eaters!

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? I love to read--Nora Roberts, JD Robb etc, I like to play with my kids. And I love to watch Grey's Anatomy.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? Public and Public.

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? I have my BSN from Georgetown.

What do you do for a living? What's your job? I am now a SAHM since I was 22w pregnant with my twins, but I worked as an ICU nurse for 10 years before that.

Anything else you'd like to share? My Christmas decorations are still up! And I hate housework!:o

zoritsa
01-11-2007, 11:10 AM
Where do you live? Indiana

How old are you? 35

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married

Have kids? If so, give details. 2 boys,13 and 5.

Have pets? If so, give details. 2 cats,1 dog,and 1 rat.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? own,house.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? I have a 98 blue Chevy Cavalier,and it has just under 40k miles on it.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? I don't have any as of yet,but my Mother and Aunts didn't have problems until they were older.My Mother and Aunt are fructose senstive,and my other Aunt has Celiac's.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? Paint and garden.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? Private gradeschool,public highschool.My oldest is in a public school,and we're still deciding on homeschooling the youngest.


What do you do for a living? What's your job? I'm a stay at home Mommy right now :) ,but used to be a floral designer and manager of a store...and may get back into it when the youngest is in school.

Anything else you'd like to share? Just that I am really working on making this year my year for getting in shape and healthy,no excuses and no reasons not to.

hautbois
01-11-2007, 06:03 PM
What's your first name? Donna

Where do you live? Michigan

How old are you? 29

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married

Have kids? I have a 13 month old DD, Emilia. I have a baby boy on the way, due May 1.

Have pets? None.

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? We own a house

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? We have a 94 green ford ranger and a 03 grey pontiac vibe

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? No.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? Knitting, quilting and playing my oboe.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? I went to public school. My dd won't start school for a few years yet.

Do you have any college degrees? I have a BA (Math and Music)

What do you do for a living? What's your job? SAHM and private music instructor

EnglishMuffin
01-11-2007, 06:11 PM
What's your first name? Rosey

Where do you live? London

How old are you? 34 - on Monday!

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Single

Have kids? If so, give details. No

Have pets? If so, give details. 2 cats

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? Not that I'm aware

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? Tai Chi, swimming, walking, baths, reading, cooking, spending time with friends and family.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) - went to a state comprehensive in Greater London

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? I have 3 degrees - couldn't get enough. Just passed my PhD before Christmas.

What do you do for a living? What's your job? Am currently looking - but will be research in public health

famograham
01-11-2007, 07:44 PM
What's your first name? Linda

Where do you live? Parksville, BC (on Vancouver Island) Canada

How old are you? 29....WOW

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married to Rudy for 10.5 years

Have kids? If so, give details. 2 kids, one of each, Liam is 9 and Talia is 5

Have pets? If so, give details. 2 wondefully neurotic mutts!! Fischer is 4 and Geo will be 1 in Feb :)
Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? Own, house
What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? 1991 Totota Corolla, 350,000km appx. and 1997 Dodge Caravan 150,000km appx.
Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?
Well, my sister has MANY intolerances!!!! But she's just intolerant...:lol:
She's a size 0, and the pickiest person I've ever known.
What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? 3FC of course!, and an animal rescue board (I'm very interested, and want to do more than I already do...but it's a cutthroat and tumultuous world...the rescue world! I've kept my distance so far, just donating, and took one dog from a friend and put him in rescue, but would like to do more on my own or something), hanging out with the family,. Lots of TV shows...but Thursday is the best!!! I love Grey's Anatomy and ER.
What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? Well, public until grade seven, one year of baptist christian school for grade 8 (eek) then a joke of a year of correspondence, and then finally on to the best thing that ever happened....and alternate school for kids who don't fit in...where I finally succeeded academically, and met my hubby! :lol:
Kida are in public school so far...but I've always leaned to either alternate or homeschool. If they start having problems, I'm wide open to possibilities.
Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? Nope, but I did go to school for, and get licensed as an Aesthetician.
What do you do for a living? What's your job? SAHM....loving it, but I'll need to return to work or school soon...we've had many years of being broke so the kids could have Momma!
Anything else you'd like to share? I love you guys!!!! :hug:

jillybean720
01-11-2007, 08:31 PM
What's your first name? Jill

Where do you live? Alexandria, VA (right across the river from DC--watched the DC fireworks from my balcony last 4th of July)

How old are you? 24

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? living with my boyfriend--been together for almost 3 years and have been living together for over a year (and we're talking about buying a home next fall when our lease runs out, and I made sure he knows that I'm not willing to go into that much of a financial commitment with him without being engaged first)

Have kids? If so, give details. not yet--would like to have either 2 or 4, though. Oh, but I do have a niece who will be 7 in March and another niece who will be born any day now!

Have pets? If so, give details. I have 2 betta fish on my desk at work--no pets allowed in our current apartment :(

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? renting in one of the most expensive areas in the country (aside from NYC, some parts of California, and Boston)

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? 2005 black Honda Civic LX--less than 30,000 miles on it so far (and FYI, we are that dorky couple--Jeff has a 2004 blue Honda Civic DX, so yeah, we have "his and hers" Civics)

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? I'm deathly allergic to NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), which means when anything hurts, all I can take is Tylenol because Aleve, Advil, etc., could all kill me (discovered the allergy the hard way with full-blown anaphylactic shock with swelling so bad I literally had no blood pressure when I arrived at the hospital because the swelling was restricting the blood flowing through my vessels--the ER doctor said if I'd gotten there 3-5 minutes later, I'd have died :o )

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? definitely posting/reading on 3FC, looking at homes for sale in our area, looking for any interesting part-time jobs I could work from home, watching Jeff play video games, and occasionally playing video games myself

What kind of education did you have growing up? (public, private, homeschool, etc.) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? public for both me and Jeff, and my future chicldren will go to public schools as well (unless there is something seriously wrong with the schools where we live when the time comes, but the local school systems are on the list of priorities to consider when moving, so it shouldn't be an issue)

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? graduated a semester early with my BS in Business Administration wirh a Marketing concentration and a minor in Music Industry

What do you do for a living? What's your job? I am Proposal Coordinator for a staffing/recruiting company--the section of the business for which I work recruits HR professionals, mostly for government agency contracting

Anything else you'd like to share? I'm a big dork about spelling, grammar, and punctuation. I went to a small high school with an excellent English department, so much so that I often assisted friends with writing in college and worked for about a year-and-a-half as a Technical Writer/Editor. I let things like some grammar rules and proper sentence structure slide when I post online because it's more conversational than formal, but I definitely get irked when I see simple words spelled incorrectly ("sandwich" seems to be a tough one for some people--not sure why so many wish to throw in all kinds of additional silent letters that don't belong ;) ).

lizziness
01-12-2007, 12:06 AM
What's your first name? Liz

Where do you live? Eugene, OR

How old are you? 26

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married for almost 5 years

Have kids? If so, give details. No kids. Pretty sure we won't have any.

Have pets? If so, give details. One wonderful cat, Emma. She's adorable and I am creepily attached to her - she's my background on my phone... she has a zillion nicknames... I talk to her like a "people"... good thing we're not having kids, huh? :)

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? Rent, townhouse.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? I don't drive, I take the bus. My hubby has a Ford Taurus with over 110K and it is on it's last leg.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? Dairy and I are not friends. At all.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? Reading. A LOT. Chatting online with my family. Complaining about work. :) Gaming.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? Went to public school. In california. It's a miracle reading is one of my hobbies at all. :)

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? Didn't have the opportunity to go to college. I hope to some day, but for now it's not in the cards.

What do you do for a living? What's your job? I work at a credit union. I help people who are delinquent.

Anything else you'd like to share? I also have a big problem with people who use words incorrectly or send me emails or letters with errors in them. I know it's petty, but when I read things that are wrong I focus on that instead of on the content of the email or letter. My mother in law refuses to conjugate verbs properly and expects people to understand things like "i going to store to buying some food" or sometimes I'll just get "i store buy food" I'm lucky. :)

Tookshire
01-12-2007, 02:10 AM
What's your first name?
Jamie

Where do you live?
NE Florida, enduring one of the hottest winters. Not looking forward to summer.

How old are you?
36

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single?
Married to the best hubby!

Have kids? If so, give details.
I have three teens (14-17). Two daughters and a son.

Have pets? If so, give details.
Three cats...Quee-Queeg & Ishy are brothers from the Humane Society and Prudy was a kitten foundling now approaching her 10th year.

Do you rent, or own?
Rent a wondeful home.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? The car situation is such a muck...I don't even want to get into it, LOL.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?
Not that I'm aware.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?
I blog...I have my regular site at Tookshire (http://www.tookshire.typepad.com) and the other at All of Me (http://www.tookshire.typepad.com/all). The "All of Me" site is tracking a number of resolutions for myself in 2007.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (public, private, homeschool, etc.) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving?
DH and I both experienced public school and private. Most of my educational time was spent in public...and most of his was spent in private...though we did flip back and forth a couple of years in middle and highschool. Our kids were in public school till midway through elementary when I began homeschooling. Until a month prior to our decision to homeschool, I had never heard of such an option. It seemed to most closely fit our desires as a family and our faith...and I've been blessed ever since.

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now?
Oddly enough, no, I don't have any degrees. I opted to have children early on and work at my higher paying job (with benefits) while my husband attended college full time and worked part time.

What do you do for a living? What's your job?
Since beginning our homeschool, I have rarely held another working position.

Anything else you'd like to share?
I love Ancient Middle Eastern history. I plan on traveling to Israel within the year...as a reward for (if) meeting my -100lb goal. I'm starting a faith-based homeschool group. Finding pre-made "Diet for Dummies" is difficult because we're kosher.

purplecrush
01-12-2007, 10:20 AM
What's your first name? Randee

Where do you live? Portland, Oregon

How old are you? Just turned the big 3-0

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Divorced

Have kids? If so, give details. I have two kids. My son Dakota is 10 and my daughter Madison is 8, and she's home today with the flu!

Have pets? If so, give details. No thanks..I have two kids..lol they are enough to handle as it is

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? Apartment

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? 2001 Dodge Caravan..dunno how many miles on it..I think 74... something

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? My niece is extremely allergic to dairy and peanuts.

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? I love Stamping and scrapbooking, reading and game night!!

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? Public and Public

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? No, didnt go to college, but would like to one day.

What do you do for a living? What's your job? Im a caregiver for mentally challeged adults.

Anything else you'd like to share? Let me think about it :)

KateRN
01-13-2007, 08:20 PM
What's your first name? Kate

Where do you live? Ocean Beach in San Diego CA

How old are you? 23

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? single

Have kids? If so, give details. no kids

Have pets? If so, give details. 1 dog, my german shepherd named Axel

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? heh i live out of a motel at the moment. job tragedy in december - got laid off, my apartment was on that contract that got cancelled, and it put me out on my bum for a while. im trying to get money to get an apartment on my own now.

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? 1 car, Saturn Ion, its Black with Silver streaks. 49000 miles.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions? restrictions? only self induced ones!

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time? i love to go running, dancing, shoot pool and take my dog to the beach

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? i was homeschooled growing up! (and its so fun to see it being given as an option now, wow, have times changed!)

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying? Nursing

What do you do for a living? What's your job? im an RN, and i primarily do hospice work but i do ICU work on the side

Anything else you'd like to share?

i love this post!!

suunflowrr
01-20-2007, 06:45 AM
What's your first name? Cara

Where do you live? Texas

How old are you? 35

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single? Married, 15 years

Have kids? No. Want some badly.

Have pets? 1-11 year old Cocker Spaniel named "Joe" who is our baby.

Do you rent, or own? Rent a house

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?
'97 Green Ford Escort
Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?
I'm allergic to cherries.
What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?
Surf the net, craft, read, cook, etc...
What kind of education did you have growing up? Public

Do you have any college degrees? No

What do you do for a living? I work for FEMA as a Human Services Specialist

shelby897
01-20-2007, 08:21 AM
What's your first name?
Susan

Where do you live?
Castleton, NY

How old are you?
36

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single?
Married for almost 10 years

Have kids? If so, give details.
Two goofy boys – Nicholas 3 1/2 and Christopher 7

Have pets? If so, give details.
Dakota, goofy, 5 year old black lab – saved from a shelter four years ago and then saved from cancer last year – he’s a tough guy!!

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other?
Own

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it?
The advantage of being a stay-at-home mom – husband traded in his truck in December and I got a new black trailblazer because I am the “kid transporter” and he took my old 2002 ford taurus.

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?
Apparently I am allergic to anything with sugar or junk food, because it makes me eat more!!!

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?
Play outside with my kids, sit around our outdoor fireplace and have a cocktail after the kids go to bed.

What kind of education did you have growing up? (puclic, private, homeschool, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving?
Little, tiny public school for me and my kids

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying?
Certification in medical secretarial

What do you do for a living? What's your job?
Playmate for my kids during the day, medical transcriptionist at night

Anything else you'd like to share?
Nope.

DramaQueenLucy
01-21-2007, 09:37 AM
What's your first name? Colleen

Where do you live? Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
How old are you?37

Are you married, partnered, divorced, single?divorced twice

Have kids? If so, give details.Two boys Joe 15 & Jacob 9

Have pets? If so, give details. Two dogs Princess 3 y/o Pom/Span mix& Izzy 1 y/o wiener dog

Do you rent, or own? House, condo, apartment, other? Renting for right now but I am buying a house this summer

What kind(s) of car(s) do you have? What color? How many miles are on it? I have a 1995-ish Buick Century it has too many miles on it I am getting a new car next Friday a minivan

Do you, or family members, have food allergies/intolerances/restrictions?Both Jacob & I have asthma. I have arthritis

What are some of your hobbies? Favorite things to do when you have down time?Watch HGTV, Read, play the Wii

What kind of education did you have growing up? (public, private, home school, etc) If you have kids now, what kind of education are they receiving? I went to public school and Jacob still goes to public but Joe does home school at our church

Do you have any college degrees? If so, what? Anyone in college now? If so, what are you studying?No collage degree but I really need to go back to school

What do you do for a living? What's your job?Office Manager for a roofing company

Anything else you'd like to share?I just quit smoking!!!!