Thursday, September 30, 2010

A few questions for you ...

I love learning about my fellow bloggers, so if you have time, please take a moment and answer this little survey? I'll answer myself in the comment section.

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?

2. What are your favorite shoes?

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?

4. What was the last concert/show you went to?

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)

8. Do you believe in the death penalty?

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God?

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be?

27 comments:

nancy said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?
-- green converse

2. What are your favorite shoes?
-- converse for anyday. teva flip flops for summer. uggs for winter.

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
-- The new black keys album

4. What was the last concert/show you went to?
-- Dead Weather (Jack White's, from the white stripes, newest side project)

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?
-- Kurt Cobain from Nirvana and Bradley Nowell from Sublime.

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?
-- Two

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)
-- I have three. Yes, I know how blessed I am to have more kids after my IF diagnosis than what I had imagined myself having.

8. Do you believe in the death penalty?
-- Yes. But only when guilt is proved without a doubt ~and~ good evidence backs it up.

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God?
-- Nope, I don't go to church. But I do believe in a higher power of some sort.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be?
-- New York style pizza. OR a filet mignon with raw tuna as an appetizer.

Jendeis said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?
--Black ballet flats

2. What are your favorite shoes?
--Black ballet flats

3. What was the last CD, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
--music from Glee

4. What was the last concert/show you went to?
--Fleetwood Mac

5. If you could meet any band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?
--The Beatles (in the early 60s)

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?
--Three

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)
--I still want three, cause I haven't given up on the dream. Once we have this one (due in a month), we'll just see where the road takes us.

8. Do you believe in the death penalty?
--Yes. I have problems, however, with how our legal system works. I think that we should have a moratorium on all executions until we can develop a fair, nondiscriminatory system that requires overwhelming evidence in order for executions to proceed.

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in G-D?
--I go to synagogue infrequently and do believe in G-D.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be?
--A cuppa tea and some shortbread cookies.

Life as 4 said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?
- none just socks

2. What are your favorite shoes?
- My Nikes

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
- Guns & Roses Greatest Hits

4. What was the last concert/show you went to?
- Nickelback

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?
- Janis Joplin

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?
- I never went thru IF, I wanted 3 boys, I have a boy and a girl and can no longer have children.

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)
- Never had IF, I have 2 kids a boy and girl

8. Do you believe in the death penalty?
- Thats a toss up with me

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God?
- No I do not go to church, and I am an agnostic.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be?
- Tacos

Kymberli said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?
--black ballet flats

2. What are your favorite shoes?
--my white Nike sandals

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
--I have a Rhapsody subscription, so it's been forever since I've actually purchased music. The last album I added to my Rhapdody library is Korn's Follow the Leader, though.

4. What was the last concert/show you went to? Geez, it's been a while...we saw Maroon 5 and John Mayer in concert way back in 2007.

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?
--Stevie Wonder

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?
--three

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)
-- I have four now.

8. Do you believe in the death penalty? -- yes, but I believe that our justice system as it pertains to those on death row is all screwed up and is in need of reform.

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God?
-- No, I don't attend church and yes, I believe in God.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be?
-- Fried chicken, mac & cheese, greens, cornbread, cherry cheesecake, watermelon, and a tall glass of sweet tea.

Shannon said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?
--no shoes inside the house

2. What are your favorite shoes?
--my Converse or flip flops in the summer

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
--Lady Gaga

4. What was the last concert/show you went to?
--It's been a long time, but I think it was Rob Thomas

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?
--no idea

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?
--Never went through IF, but I always thought I'd have three of four kids.

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)
--I have two, a boy and girl. No plans for any more.

8. Do you believe in the death penalty?
--Yes

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God?
--We go every week. Well, except not so much in the summer. The kids like Sunday school.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be?
--I don't know if I could pick one thing. Probably just a bunch of junk food that I'm always craving.

Lisa said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?
-- nothing

2. What are your favorite shoes?
-- I love sandals and being barefoot. I can't really say I have a favorite pair of shoes but I do dislike winter boots (and I love in a cold part of Canada... go figure!)

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
-- I guess it would have to be the new Bon Jovi album.

4. What was the last concert/show you went to?
-- Bon Jovi

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?
-- I have no idea... I guess Bon Jovi since I am a big fan,

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?
-- Four

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)
-- I have been blessed to not be in the IF circle. So, I still feel that my dream of 4 is possible.. I currently have 2 year-old twin boys...

8. Do you believe in the death penalty?
-- Yes. But I don't know if anyone can ever be proven to be guilty without any doubt at all. So, I think it's a very difficult thing to impose.

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God?
-- I do not go to church but I do believe in God (or some other form of higher power). I just don't think you need to go to a formal place to worship or believe.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be?
-- Something spicy or chicken pitas with lots of tzatziki sauce and a greek salad. And definitely a bag of potato chips to end it all!

Rebecca said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?
-- Dansko clogs

2. What are your favorite shoes?
-- Dansko clogs

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
-- A CD of songs from the Muppet Movie and Muppet Show

4. What was the last concert/show you went to?
-- This isn't music related, but last night I went to a Chinese Acrobats show -- so awesome

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?
-- George Harrison

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?
-- 2

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)
-- would still like to have 2 (but right now I'd settle for 1)

8. Do you believe in the death penalty?
-- No. But, I do find myself swayed that way in some cases.

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God?
-- No, I don't go to church. I sort of believe in SOMETHING but I'm not sure I'd call it God.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be?
-- Anything my grandmother used to make.

Melis.sa said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?
*none

2. What are your favorite shoes?
*flip flops? i don't really care about shoes

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
*the brandon flowers cd

4. What was the last concert/show you went to?
*the dave matthews band

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?
*dave matthews or jack johnson

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?
*4-6

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)
*we have one, pregnant with #2. We haven't talked about any other kids, we're still holding our breath and hoping this pregnancy works out

8. Do you believe in the death penalty?
*Yes

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God?
*Occasionally.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be?
*Thai food

Logical Mommy said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now? none

2. What are your favorite shoes? same as above

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased? probably something for work even though I'm not working

4. What was the last concert/show you went to? Phantom of the Opera

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be? I'd want to meet Billie Holiday

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having? no IF but before DS1's cancer I imagined 3.

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?) I have 2, close together, and I think we're done

8. Do you believe in the death penalty? hard to say...

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God? I have attended synagogue off and on and I'd like to start going again once the kids are old enough.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be? Pizza. Lots of it. It gives me awful indigestion, but if it's my last meal, I don't have to care.

Kristin said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now? none

2. What are your favorite shoes? I love shoes in general but my all time fave are black knee length boots with a 2.5 inch stacked heel

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased? The Pretender by The Foo Fighters (for my sons)

4. What was the last concert/show you went to? Eons ago, my husband and I went to a Moody Blues concert. Sadly, his work schedule rarely allows us to plan something like that.

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be? dunno

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having? 4

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?) I have 3 but still hold out hope for a 4th

8. Do you believe in the death penalty? Yes, but like you said, only if there isn't a shred of doubt...and, given recent happenings in NC, I think anyone who purposely withholds evidence that could either clear someone's name or create doubt should be subjected to the same punishment that individual received.

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God? Yes, we do go to church.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be? An awesome surf and turf spread including filet mignon and sushi

Kirsten said...

I'm at home right now, recouping from my 4th lap, so this will give me something fun to do instead of staring out the window!! YAY!!

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?
No shoes, just white ankle socks because I am too lazy to sweep.

2. What are your favorite shoes?
Flip flops.

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
Haven't bought an entire CD in years. The last song I bought was Muse's "Supermassive Black Hole".

4. What was the last concert/show you went to? Reckless Kelly on New Year's Eve

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be? Josh Groban...just to hear him sing live.

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having? Two, just NEVER thought I'd have them at one time.

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?) Honestly, I am good with two.

8. Do you believe in the death penalty? Yes.

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God? I just started going to a non-denominational church in June. They do not believe in "religion" and that is what I love about this church. Faith is a process.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be? Chicken fried rice, chips and queso and a thick vanilla milkshake. Yum.

Steph O. said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?
-- I'm barefoot

2. What are your favorite shoes?
-- Not a big fan of shoes. I usually wear danskos or crocs.

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
-- Ummmmm... I'm going to renew my satt radio, does that count?

4. What was the last concert/show you went to?
-- Brad Paisley

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?
-- I've never thought about it.

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?
-- 4

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)
-- At least 2, but I'd be delighted with one at this point.

8. Do you believe in the death penalty?
-- Yes. I agree that there should be conclusive evidence. I also think that they should be executed sooner. It's a waste of tax money to have these people on death row for decades.

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God?
-- Yes, as regularly as I can. And, yes, most definitely.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be?
-- (anyone else a seinfield fan? "it would depend on the mode of execution") Probably Thai food, it's me fav. Or maybe all the wheat-loaded things I miss.

Nic said...

1. Sketchers trainers
2. My blue pointy high heels or my rocket dog boots for winter
3. A new band called Canterbury
4. foo fighters
5. Used to be Robbia Williams, not so sure, can I pick an actor instead?? Will smith!!
6. Used to want two
7. now want atleast one!!
8. Only if there is no doubt
9. I am an atheist
10. Chilli and a big chocolate brownie and ice cream for pudding!

Brandi said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?

~~New Balance tennis shoes~~

2. What are your favorite shoes?

~~Flip Flops~~

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?

~~Linkin Park - Waiting for the End

4. What was the last concert/show you went to?

~~Blink 182 & Weezer~~

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?

~~Elvis Presley, just to see what all the hype was~~

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?

~~2~~

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)

~~I will be happy with just 1~~

8. Do you believe in the death penalty?

~~Yes and I don't think they should be able to sit on death row for years and years and years!~~

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God?

~~No, and I believe there is a higher power of some sort~~

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be?

Filet Mignon, french fries, cheesecake, strawberry shake,

Brett and Audra said...

1-Rainbow flipflops
2- Toms
3-Keane
4-Zac Brown Band
5-Van Morrison
6-4
7-I'd still like at least a couple
8-Yes, i think if there is no remorse then they're a waste of air and taxpayer money, but if there is remorse then let them live out their days behind bars.
9-not as much as I used to, but I do believe in God
10-My Grandmother's Ham-Bone Soup w cornbread

jenn said...

1. barefoot
2. my super high very fancy heels that look like wingtips
3. I don't even remember- that's how long it's been
4. the breeders in the basement of a tiny church.
5. led zeppelin in the heyday
6. 2
7. have 1 and am surprisingly ok with her being it
8. yes and no. in theory I don't agree with killing another human being- but in practice I know myself well enough to know that if someone ever hurt my family to that extent I would want it.
9. no church going- but I do believe there is a higher power (or consciousness or something)
10. Ray's pizza & bagels (yes both) from NYC with a creme brulee dessert served with dark chocolate ice cream. and a giant glass of delicious red wine

~*JaYmE*~ said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now? none I'm barefoot!

2. What are your favorite shoes? I hate shoes... but if I had to choose I'd say flip flops.

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased? Good lord... I don't know. Something on my Zune. Haven't bought at CD in years.

4. What was the last concert/show you went to? A Perfect Circle years ago. I need to get out more =)

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be? Curt Cobain as well.

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having? 2

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)I have one but would love another if I'm lucky!

8. Do you believe in the death penalty? Yes, as long as the person is for sure guilty. I did a speech on this in college.

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God? I dont go to church but I believe in god or some kind of higher power.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be? Enchalada from a mexian resteraunt where I live.

Searching said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?
barefoot!

2. What are your favorite shoes?
North Face sneakers I got for hiking in Australia. Seriously comfy!

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
Glee (my 15yo sis rec it)

4. What was the last concert/show you went to?
Lion King in LV

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?
Louis Armstrong

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?
4-6

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)
I will consider myself blessed if I am able to have ANY before I turn 40y

8. Do you believe in the death penalty?
Absolutely. I see the children who are abused, neglected, molested, drugged, starved, run over, shot, killed. If you saw them, you would, too.

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God?
Used to. Absolutely believe in God.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be?
gelato from Italy, scones from England, macaroons and meringue from France, raisin brochen from Germany. And those minty candies I got addicted to in Australia for dessert. :)

Emmie :) said...

hi nancy!

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?
- barefoot

2. What are your favorite shoes?
-my steven gold snake skin strappy heels; although i haven't worn them in a million years. my everyday faves are my zebra-print ballet flats and reefs.

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
- adele.

4. What was the last concert/show you went to?
- yikes! couple local shows, but major concert was def leppard last summer. ;)

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?
- lady gaga; but i would want to have, like, a meal on her couch so she could tell me how all this bullshit is just for show while she slurps up her ramen.

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?
- three

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)
- have one (yahoo!), but would like at least one more

8. Do you believe in the death penalty?
- yes

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God?
- should go to church more; definitely believe in god

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be?
- a big, juicy medium-rare steak and birthday cake. :)

Denise said...

Love these posts! And b/t/w, I so wish my mom had taken me to get massages as a kid.

1. What shoes are you wearing right now? None, barefoot

2. What are your favorite shoes? flip flops, Merrills

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased? Mumford & Sons (Sigh No More)

4. What was the last concert/show you went to? I think it was Chris Isaak summer of 2008. Would have been U2 last June if it weren't postponed until next year.

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be? Madonna. I just wonder what she is like as a person out of the limelight.

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having? Two.

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?) Never thought I would want more than 2, but I knew I wanted one more when the twins were around 6 months old.

8. Do you believe in the death penalty? Yes.

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God? No. I believe in some higher power/force, but not in the traditional sense of "God."

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be? Sushi, pizza, ice cream.

Kara said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now?
flip flops, but my 'nice' ones
2. What are your favorite shoes?
probably flip flops, but I love a cute pair of heels
3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
It's been a while, so I don't remember
4. What was the last concert/show you went to?
Jason Boland and the Stragglers
5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?
An oldie I'm sure, maybe Elvis or George Harrison
6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?
N/A
7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)
N/A
8. Do you believe in the death penalty?
Yes
9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God?
No and yes
10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be?
My meal wants vary, so I can't answer that.

Julie said...

What shoes are you wearing right now?
~running shoes, just got home from the gym

What are your favorite shoes?
~flip flops for most of the year, uggs for winter

What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
~Mindy Gledhill, Anchor

What was the last concert/show you went to?
~No Doubt (it's actually the only one I've been too. I know it's sad)

If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be?
~Hmm, not sure

Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?
~ 3 or 4

After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting?
~I'll be happy if I can even have one.

Do you believe in the death penalty?
~No, why should I have the power to decide if someone lives or dies.

Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God?
~Sure do

If you were having your last meal, what would it be?
~Ohh, this is a hard decision. I'd probably go with flautas.

tanyalavine said...

1. What shoes are you wearing right now? None. We don't do shoes indoors.

2. What are your favorite shoes? I have these shoes that are like cut off cowboy boots. They only come up to the ankles, and I love them!

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased? The new Great Big Sea album.

4. What was the last concert/show you went to? Great Big Sea concert here in Halifax.

5. If you could meet any band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be? hmm...tough one. I think I would like to meet the guys of GNR. hehe

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having? at least 3

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?) I still want as many as we are blessed with, but would be so happy to have just 1.

8. Do you believe in the death penalty? No.

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God? I am a faithful church goer.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be? A big ole spread of lobster and crab with a garlic butter dipping sauce.

Claire said...

Great questions Nancy! I've got an award for you over on my blog - love your honesty in your writing!

1. What shoes are you wearing right now? I'm not wearing shoes, just black socks

2. What are your favorite shoes?
Dexter, Survivor and Hell's Kitchen

3. What was the last cd, album, song, piece of music you purchased?
It's been a long while, but Red Hot Chili Peppers Stadium Arcadium was the last CD I bought (been a while!!)

4. What was the last concert/show you went to? Lady Antebellum

5. If you could meet and band/singer (dead or alive), who would it be? I would love to meet Slash - I'm reading his autobiography right now, and his son has the same name as mine! :)

6. Back before IF, how many kids did you imagine yourself having?
I imagined having 2 kids.

7. After the IF diagnosis, how many kids are you wanting? (or how many do you have now?)
I have 2 kids now - never thought I would get my wish!

8. Do you believe in the death penalty?nope

9. Do you go to church? If no, do you believe in God? No and yes.

10. If you were having your last meal, what would it be? Lobster, crab, shrimp and cheesecake of all kinds.

Claire said...

HAHAHA - I thought #2 said "shows" not "shoes" - I guess this Mommy needs a little more sleep!!

Favorite shoes? any slip on sandals or my furry winter boots.

There. I feel better. :)

Mermaid said...

For the most boring answers of all:
1. None
2. None - I hate all shoes
3. Ummmm....the music on a baby Einstein DVD.
4. Ages ago..Aerosmith
5. I'll pass. Music isn't my thing.
6. 2
7. 2 (2)
8. Yes!
9. No! NO!!
10. Beef Wellington. Mashed Potatoes. Green peas. Strawberry Shortcake. Long Island Iced Tea(s)

Glennformer said...

1. Margaritaville boat loafers
2. Margaritaville boat loafers for in the house, Hush Puppies loafers for the office, New Balance walking shoes for looking outdoorsy and helping me to trip over things (great lugs that catch on things), LL Bean water/boat shoes, Leather Reeboks for formal occasions
3. Bookends by Simon & Garfunkel
4. The Temptations
5. Vanessa Williams (preferably with both of us alive)
6. don't know if I'm IF but always imagined none or one
7. n/a
8. I'm in favor of the death penalty. Longer lives aren't "better" than shorter ones and the repeat offender rate after an execution is zero.
9. No. I'm an atheist
10. If I was having my last meal, again, it would be refried beans with non-fat sour cream, pretzel chips, fig newtons, and decaf coffee. If I get to choose the very last meal I will ever eat, I'd choose: surf and turf (lobster and filet mignon), sweet potatoes, brussel sprouts, shoepeg corn, french bread with honey butter and Jarlsberg cheese, a little white zinfandel, lemon cheesecake, and butter pecan ice cream.