THE ABC’S OF ME
A – ADVOCATE FOR: health care, affordable and available childcare, working parents
B – BEST FEATURE: eyes, sense of humour
C – COULD DO WITHOUT: those extra lbs, the exhaustion, the insane hypersensitivity to everything around me causing me to be one giant walking itchy hive
D – DREAMS & DESIRES: move home, get a 9-5, watch my kid grow up
E – ESSENTIAL ITEMS: internet, cellphone, knitting, tv
F – FAVORITE PAST TIME: reading/knitting/tv/sleeping
G – GOOD AT: baking, knitting, being dr phil
H – HAVE NEVER TRIED: skydiving, general risk-taking
I – IF I HAD A MILLION DOLLARS: buy a house, RESPs, and travel
J – JUNKIE FOR: caaaake, yarn, caaaaaaaaake
K – KINDRED SPIRIT: my boys, for sure
L – LITTLE KNOWN FACT: I love reading science fiction (most of my friends irl don't know)
M – MEMORABLE MOMENT: N. being born, getting married, getting my PhD
N – NEVER AGAIN WILL I: encourage anyone to go into grad school
O – OCCASIONAL INDULGENCE: cake, shoes, craft supplies (I buy yarn too often for it to be "occasional")
P – PROFESSION: Mom, scientist
Q – QUOTE: (today, I can't think of anything)
R – REASON TO SMILE: My boys.
S – SORRY ABOUT: being lazy and self-absorbed
T -THINGS THAT ARE WORRYING YOU RIGHT NOW: My grandmother (Alzheimers), my great uncle (MRSA + congestive heart failure)
U – UNINTERESTED IN: the olympics, ironing, cleaning my apartment.
V – VERY SCARED OF: bugs, being alone, enclosed spaces.
W – WORST HABITS: lazy about straightening up, lazy in the mornings, lazy in general... oh, and the hours of TV.
X – X MARKS MY IDEAL VACATION SPOT: I haven't really gone too many exotic places, so I can't say for sure. I'd like to go somewhere sunny, and I'd like to go to France.
Y – YUMMIEST DESSERT: Cake in any form, if it involves frosting. I also make a mean cheesecake, and créme brulée
Z – ZODIAC SIGN: Taurus, and I'm a classic example. Stubborn and boorish, fiercely loyal.