Friday, June 15, 2007

100 Things about ME!

I was reading an old post on Melissa blog and decided it would be cool to do the same. I had lots of fun doing it!

1. I married my high school sweetheart.
2. I married way to young.
3. I was divorced by 21.
4. I was a single mom to Joey until he was 6 years old.
5. My Sister Janet is my Best friend.
6. I will not let any of my kids leave the house with clothes that has not been ironed.
7. I will rock myself to sleep with my legs.
8. I used to bag groceries in a local Supermarket in the Bronx when I was 9 years old.
9. I have 1 brother on my Biological Dads side that is also my second cousin.
10. I have 2 sisters and 1 brother from my Mom.
11. I have 2 step-brothers and 1 step-sister from my Step-Dad.
12. I was teased by my school mates about my “flat butt”
13. Even though I am Puerto Rican I don’t have the “Latina Arse” or curves.
14. I met my mother in law before my husband.
15. My husband and I worked for the same company and had not met till my mother in law told me he worked there.
16. After meeting my husband for the first time. I was not attracted to him.
17. After a couple of weeks talking on the phone with my husband I really wanted him to ask me out and when he did I was jumping up with joy!
18. I miss Puerto Rico for the food and our culture.
19. I hate folding the laundry.
20. Even though I try any real plant will end up dying in my house.
21. I experienced the real pain of loss when my grandmother died.
22. I lost my favorite aunt to Breast Cancer.
23. My worst labor was for Mickey and he was the smallest of them all.
24. My first born weighed 11 lbs. 8 oz. (Natural Birth).
25. I have been with my husband for 8 years.
26. I have only been married for 4 years.
27. Little Luis was my ring bearer at my wedding.
28. Joey gave me away for my wedding.
29. I have always wanted a little girl.
30. I would love to adopt a little girl but don’t have the $$$ to do it.
31. My favorite ice-cream is chocolate chip mint.
32. My favorite snack is a Twix bar and pretzels.
33. I can’t get around to loose 30 lbs that I NEED to loose.
34. I have been asked if I was married to a “White Man” because of my last name.
35. Even though my husband has a non-latin last name he is 100% Puerto Rican.
36. My Mom is my rock.
37. After 13 year of absence my real Dad found his way back into my life.
38. My real dad has been in my life for 10 years now and that really matters to me.
39. I dread the day that Joey moves out of our house.
40. I sometimes questions my parent skills.
41. I love to do craft projects just no time to do them.
42. When growing up I always said I wanted to be a lawyers.
43. I have the “Latin Temper”.
44. I used to bite my nails since I could remember and I just stopped in recent months.
45. I will buy for my kids and my husband before myself (Hubby & Mom argue with me 46. constantly on this).
46. I call never refer to my step-dad as that I just say “My Daddy, Daddy”.
47. I drive my co-workers crazy by snacking on Sunflower Seeds.
48. My favorite color is Sage Green.
49. I never buy frozen foods. (I make everything from scratch).
50. I love to read.
51. Moving to Florida was the best decision I ever made.
52. I have a worn down PJ since I was 11 years old.
53. I have never owned a bike.
54. I love chocolate.
55. After being a Mom I know appreciate more my MOM.
56 .My dream vacation would be to go to Europe for 1 month.
57. I hope to take my dream vacation as soon as Mickey is off to College.
58. My house has to be in order at ALL times.
59. I love to see HGTV, Food Network and TLC.
60. I can see the movie Grease everyday and not get tired.
61. I love to be barefoot at home.
62. My favorite food is Italian.
63. Pier 1 is my favorite home store.
64. When I want things done it has to be ASAP.
65. I am very impatient.
66. I love my nephews and nieces as much as my kids.
67. I want to go back to school but can’t find the time to do so.
68. I will not swim in the ocean (At least not in Florida).
69. Even though I have a dish washer I barely ever use it.
70. I wont go to bed without doing the dishes and my kitchen clean.
71 .I must shower before going to bed.
72. I am the disciplinary enforcer in my house.
73. I must speak to my Mom and Sister at least once a day.
74. I have lost touch with all my friends from Elementary School since I moved to PR.
75. I am overly protective of my boys.
76 .Will forever be amazed on how some kids act out in public.
77. I will never tolerate that my kids disrespect me.
78. I can’t sleep if my hubby is not in bed with me.
79. I get up in the middle of the night to check on all 3 boys no matter how tired I am.
80. I am terrified of bugs and insects.
81. I can’t see Fear Factor (I just gag of the thought).
82. I am a Diet Coke Addict.
83. I must have my cup of coffee if not I get a headache.
84. I saved my nephews life by giving him mouth to mouth resuscitation until we got to the hospital (he was a preemie and only 4 lbs).
85. Because of # 84 My SIL says I am his second Mom.
86. I will never go back to PR to live.
87. I became a 1st time home owner 2 years ago.
88. I wish I could be a SAHM.
89. At the same time of #88 I love my job.
90. My husband never proposed I was the one who asked him!
91. I don’t like Dr. Pepper.
92. I clean my ears 2 & 3 time a day!
93. I will always remind my kids like a broken record to NOT touch nothing in a public bathroom.
94. I can’t sleep in a moving car.
95. Will never ever drive in NY again!
96. I am the one and only that my sister trusts to dry her hair.
97. My nickname for my family is Coco.
98. I can’t live without my cell phone, without it I am lost.
99. I have truly found my soul mate and I am so happy.
100. If I would have the $$$ to adopt a little girl I would do so in a heartbeat. (I pray that someday I can)


Robin said...

Hi Naomi, thanks for stopping by my blog. I too originally married my high school sweetheart, too young. We were married for 15 years before we divorced.

Melissa said...

hey girl, to answer your questions - I was born in the Bronx, but we moved to Westchester when I was 3. My Mother is from Ponce, and my dad is from Aquadilla. They both moved to NY when they were around 12(?)
Yes, according to your list we do have a lot in common!

kris said...

You and me both woman on #33... what should we do? Start a 30 pound weight loss group?! Ha. Love your list, it was nice getting to know you a bit!

Steffie B. said...

Totally fun to read! I loved it! Thanks for the b-day wishes!

Mary Poppins said...

My first born weighed 11 lbs. 8 oz. (Natural Birth).!!!!!

11 pounds!!!! OMG!!!!

the thought of it alone..

great post!!!

we have a few things in mint chocolate chip!

Roy and Lori said...

Happy Birthday Joey!