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Getting to know me ( a nice distraction)

The last few days have been pretty stressful.  So when Frugalista at tagged me to answer eight questions and create eight questions of my own to pass on to  my eight favorite bloggers, I decided to do it.  I say a big thanks to her. It was just the thing I needed to cheer myself up a little.
Her questions were:

1. If you could have one wish granted what would it be? My mother and my mother-in-law would be healed from the cancer. And I could spend a little more time with them.

2.  Do people in your real life know about your blog or do you keep it to yourself? For the most part, I keep it to myself. I have very few things of my own and my blog means the world to me.

3.  If you could change one part of your body or appearance what would it be? I would like to get my teeth fixed so I can smile freely without being embarrassed.

4.  If you became a billionaire, would you quit your current job? I think it would keep it for a little while. I love being a reporter. Of course, I could start my own newspaper.

5.  What do you like best about your body or appearance? My hair has always been my best feature.

6.  What is something that people might be surprised to know about you? I love being a reporter but I am not a people person. I love to tell people stories but I am not good with socializing.

7.  If you were forced to give up one of your 5 senses, which one would it be?  This one was hard because I used my son as the basis for the answer. I would give up touch. I couldn't imagine not being able to see or hear my little guy.

8.  If you could have any superhuman power what would it be? I would go with the ability to teleportation. It would save a lot of time and money on gas.

  It was hard trying to decide which eight bloggers to pick for this because I have a lot of favorites. But here are my eight:
Angela at Leaving ED
Big Giant Hat at Free Your Giggle
Danielle at Ed-Recovery
Lisa at Pratfalls
Vee at Vee's View 

Here are my questions and tagged you're it. I hope you'll answer but if you don't I won't be offended. This was a nice break from the realities of life.

1.  What is one thing you miss about being a kid?
2.  Are you a collector of anything?
3.  What is your favorite book?
4.  What do you usually think about right before falling asleep?
5.  If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?
6.  What is something that people might be surprised to know about you?
7.  What do you want to be when you grow up?
8.  What was your first job?

Well, I am headed for bed. My mother is still holding on. She is such a fighter. I am so proud to be her daughter.


  1. Oh, dear, I'm so happy that you thought about choosing me!
    ..nice things to learn about you, I would give up touch too btw!The answers will be in my next post!
    I'm so happy you are doing ok and your mom is still good :)

    (you missed the daily dose, my fave part, but it's ok I'll wait the next one!)

  2. I am so proud I'm one of your favorites. It will be a nice distraction for me, too, and my answers will be in one of posts this week.

    I so wish you could get your wish to cure your mother and mother-in-law of cancer. I think I hate even more than anorexia. My mom has had cancer four times, my dad had colon cancer ... and so on. It's in the family genes.

    Stay strong and remember you are a fighter, too!

  3. I'm glad this was a nice distraction for you. It's kinda fun to be able to ask fellow bloggers your own questions. Thanks for sharing. And...I'm glad your mom is hanging in there but I do hope that her suffering can end soon. You hang in there too!!

  4. Thanks for tagging me! I loved your answers, especially #6. I'm very similar -- love telling stories, not always great with socializing. We're probably way better at socializing than we realize though ;)


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