Thursday, December 9, 2010

A Little About Me, Maybe Even More About You??

To my beloved blog readers...here is a bit more info about me. Honestly, I just want to learn more about you all!  If anyone wants to fill out a similar survey in the comments please do!  I want to know my "spoonie" sisters and brothers!

Tell me what you love and hate about your illnesses, and what drives you to rise above them!  If I get enough responses, I'll compile them into another post!!

Three names I go by (besides given name)
  1. Annie
  2. A
  3. A lot of random pet names!
Three jobs I have had in my life
  1. Cashier
  2. Office Administration
  3. Writer
Three places I have lived
  1. Charlottetown, PEI, Canada
  2. Montreal PQ, Canada
  3. Seattle, WA, United States
Three of my favorite drinks
  1. Water
  2. Smoothies
  3. Diet Coke
Three of my favorite movies
  1. Annie Hall
  2. Love Actually
  3. Rear Window
Three places I have been
  1. Florida
  2. Ontario
  3. West Virginia 
Three of my favorite foods
  1. Chocolate
  2. Gluten-free Christmas Dinner
  3. Raspberries
    Three things I am looking forward to
    1. Cure for ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia
    2. Being recognized for contributing something to the subjects above
    3. Enjoying time with my family and friends
    Three things that are always by my side
    1. My laptop
    2. A blanket
    3. A drink


    xoxo,
    Annie

    17 comments:

    Sonja said...

    Three names I go by (besides given name)

    1. Ducky
    2. Various "Meows"
    3. Honey, Sweetie

    Three jobs I have had in my life

    1. Cashier/Sales at Aero
    2. Secretary
    3. Cat Mom

    Three places I have lived

    1. West Fargo, ND USA
    2. Rochert, MN USA
    3. Moorhead, MN USA

    Three of my favorite drinks

    1. Water
    2. 7-Up
    3. Revive Vitamin Water

    Three of my favorite movies

    1. Secondhand Lions
    2. Star Trek II
    3. Fiddler on the Roof

    Three places I have been

    1. Disney World
    2. New York City
    3. Texas

    Three of my favorite foods

    1. Chocolate
    2. Pasta
    3. Bacon

    Three things I am looking forward to

    1. Growing old with Jeremy
    2. Being a kick ass aunt someday
    3. New Doctor Who episodes

    Three things that are always by my side

    1. My cell phone
    2. Something to drink
    3. Pain meds

    Gerri said...

    Three names I go by (besides given name)
    Ger
    Mom
    Grandmom

    Three jobs I have had in my life
    Flower Delivery
    Office Manager
    Dog groomer

    Three places I have lived
    Philadelphia, PA (where I was born)
    La Mesa, CA (14 miles from San Diego)
    Hooks, TX (15 miles from Texarkana)

    Three of my favorite drinks
    Water
    Snapple Iced Tea
    Oregon Chai

    Three of my favorite movies
    The Sixth Sense
    When Harry Met Sally
    The Miracle Worker

    Three places I have been
    Florida
    Arizona
    Washington DC

    Three of my favorite foods
    Dark Chocolate
    my hubby's meat loaf
    Raspberries

    Three things I am looking forward to

    moving to Arizona after hubby retires
    having something I've written published
    taking my grandchildren to Disney World

    Three things that are always by my side
    My laptop
    our 2 dogs
    fuzzy blanket

    MeriLizzie said...

    Three names I go by (besides given name)

    1. Q
    2. Suzy Q
    3. Lizzie, I'm actually pretty strict on what I'm called IRL. People are forever calling me Susan. My name is NOT "Susan" it is "SUZANNE". *whew*

    Three jobs I have had in my life

    1. Newspaper Press
    2. McDonald's Shift Manager
    3. Nanny

    Three places I have lived

    1. Wichita, KS, USA
    2. Bellevue, NE, USA
    3. Cedar Rapids, IA USA

    Three of my favorite drinks

    1. Coffee
    2. Diet Dr, Peper
    3. Cherry 7up

    Three of my favorite movies

    1. Beaches
    2. Pretty Woman
    3. Mrs. Doubtfire

    Three places I have been

    1. California
    2. Wisconsin
    3. Wyoming

    Three of my favorite foods

    1. Chocolate
    2. Mac-N-Cheese
    3. Chocolate

    Three things I am looking forward to

    1. Living every day to the best of my ability.
    2. My children see what I do despite my 'limitations', and learn from them.
    3. *long shot* I would one day like to be able to sew, crochet, and garden again.

    Three things that are always by my side

    1. My cellphone
    2. Fingerless Glove/Space Heater
    3. A drink

    Rachael said...

    Three names I go by (besides given name)

    1. Rach
    2. GoGo
    3. Glass of Win

    Three jobs I have had in my life

    1. Booth girl
    2. Nanny
    3. Writer

    Three places I have lived

    1. King of Prussia, PA
    2. Clovis, CA
    3. South Pasadena, CA

    Three of my favorite drinks

    1. Water
    2. Fresh lemonade
    3. Whiskey

    Three of my favorite movies

    1. The Neverending Story
    2. Adventures in Babysitting
    3. Disco Pigs

    Three places I have been

    1. Ireland
    2. Sydney, Australia
    3. Logan County, Ohio

    Three of my favorite foods

    1. Pumpkin bread pudding
    2. Sloppy Joe's
    3. Caviar

    Three things I am looking forward to

    1. Developing my relationship
    2. Continuing my career as a writer
    3. LIFE

    Three things that are always by my side

    1. Water
    2. Chapstick
    3. Nail file (I hate dirty nails)

    Baffled said...

    Three names I go by (besides given name)
    1) Mom
    2) Hunny
    3) Pegs

    Three jobs I have had in my life
    1) Auto mechanic
    2) Pipe organ builder
    3) Laser technician

    Three places I have lived
    1) Portsmouth England
    2) Turners Falls MA
    3) Wakefield, MA

    Three of my favorite drinks
    1) Coffee
    2) Peppermint water
    3) Chocolate shakes

    Three of my favorite movies
    1) Star Wars
    2) Bladerunner
    3) Fifth Element

    Three places I have been
    1) Santa Fe NM
    2) Stonehenge England
    3) Key West FL

    Three of my favorite foods
    1) Nutella ice cream
    2) Brussel sprouts
    3) Mango

    Three things I am looking forward to
    1) Cure for ME/CFS
    2) Getting to figure skate again
    3) Being able to cook, clean, shop, walk outside

    Three things that are always by my side
    1) A computer keyboard
    2) TV remote
    3) blanket

    Anonymous said...

    Three names I go by (besides given name)
    1. Adrielle
    2. Adri
    3. Ad

    Three jobs I have had in my life
    Umm... I've never had an actual paid job lol - I've had ME/CFS since I was in school, but ive done some unpaid work)
    1. Sorter, tagger and ironer at Vinnies
    2. Circus performer
    3. Artist

    Three places I have lived
    (I've only ever lived in Victoria, Australia lol)

    Three of my favorite drinks
    1. Agrum
    2. Slushy
    3. Milkshakes

    Three of my favorite movies
    1. Pirates of the Caribbean
    2. Sweeney Todd
    3. Madagascar

    Three places I have been
    1. Melbourne
    2. Central NSW
    3. Other places around Victoria
     
    Three of my favorite foods
    1. Chocolate
    2. Avocado
    3. Mango

    Three things I am looking forward to
    1. Hopefully getting well enough to live in my own place one day
    2. Christmas!
    3. Going to the zoo

    Three things that are always by my side
    1. My cat
    2. Drink
    3. iPad

    Ad :D

    Loz70 said...

    Three names I go by(beside given name)
    1) Loz
    2) Lorrie
    3) Mum

    Three jobs I have had in my life
    1) Shop Assistant
    2) Emergency Care Assistant
    3) Office Administrator

    Three places I have lived
    1) Norfolk
    2) Leamington Spa
    3) Norwich

    Three of my favourite drinks
    1) Coffee
    2) Water
    3) Hot Chocolate

    Three of my Favourite Movies
    1) Dirty Dancing
    2) Its a wonderful Life
    3) The Bodyguard

    Three Places I have been
    1) Disneyland Paris
    2) Spain
    3) Switzerland

    Three of my favourite foods
    1) Anything Italian
    2) Chocolate
    3) Ginger cake

    Three Things I look forward to
    1) Having Grandchildren (one Day)
    2) A Cure for all Chronic Illness
    3) A pain Free Week

    Three things always by my side
    1) Ipod touch
    2) Blanket
    3) Extra Pillows

    Mo said...

    Three names I go by (besides given name)
    1. Mo
    2. Reenie
    3. Mom

    Three jobs I have had in my life
    1. Hertz Girl
    2. Police dispatcher
    3. Police record clerk

    Three places I have lived

    1. Justice, IL
    2. Bridgeview, IL
    3. Hickory Hills,IL

    Three of my favorite drinks
    1. Diet Pepsi
    2. Water
    3. Coffee

    Three of my favorite movies
    1. My Cousin Vinny
    2. Goodfellows
    3. Big Lebowski

    Three places I have been
    1. Memphi, TN
    2. California
    3. Washingtom DC

    Three of my favorite foods
    1. Watermelon
    2. bagels and cream cheese
    3. PopTarts

    Three things I am looking forward to
    1. Getting better-even a little bit
    2. My current family nonsense to be OVER!
    3. My son's graduation

    Three things that are always by my side
    1. My dog
    2. My phone
    3. My cat

    Alison said...

    Three names I go by (besides given name)
    Who has 3 nicknames? Everyone just calls me Alison. There was one guy who called me Ali but that was years ago and one teacher in high school who called me Big Al. Oh, and before my little sister could pronounce "L's" she called me Adi. That's three, but I don't "go by" these names anymore.

    Three jobs I have had in my life
    Little League Umpire
    Retirement Home Dining Room Server
    Production Assistant

    Three places I have lived
    Northeast Ohio
    Syracuse, NY
    Los Angeles, CA

    Three of my favorite drinks
    vegan chocolate shake made with almonds
    green tea
    IPAs, even though I never drink anymore

    Three of my favorite movies
    Back to the Future
    Some Like it Hot
    Mary Poppins

    Three places I have been
    Fairbanks
    Fargo
    Sao Miguel

    Three of my favorite foods
    French Fries
    Dark Chocolate
    Butternut Squash soup

    Three things I am looking forward to
    Cure for ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia -seconded!
    Breaking Bad Season 4
    Mad Men Season 5

    Three things that are always by my side
    iPhone
    water
    a sweater

    elisabeth said...

    Three names I go by (besides given name)

    1. Melissa (family name)
    2. Love (hubby!)
    3. Red (anybody)

    Three jobs I have had in my life

    1. Horsebackriding instructor
    2. Nanny
    3. Substitute teacher

    Three places I have lived

    1. Winter Park, FL USA
    2. Montclair, NJ USA
    3. Little Falls, NJ USA

    Three of my favourite drinks

    1. Mt. Dew!
    2. Chai
    3. Diet green tea

    Three of my favourite movies

    1. The Nightmare Before Christmas
    2. Cars
    3. Over the Hedge (i love animation!)

    Three places I have been

    1. Hawai'i
    2. Vancouver, BC
    3. Jamacia

    Three of my favourite foods

    1. Dark Chocolate covered orange peels
    2. Grilled cheese sandwiches
    3. Egg salad sandwiches

    Three things I am looking forward to:

    1. Christmas break!
    2. Owning an elliptical
    3. Spending quality time with my hubby

    Three things that are always by my side:

    1. My arthritis gloves
    2. My medical bracelet
    3. Vitamins

    Annie said...

    This was soooooo much fun!!! I have movie recommendations all over the place - I feel closer to you all - and there are so many people in love with dark chocolate!!!!! Thank you all for responding!

    Maija Haavisto said...

    Three names I go by (besides given name)
    -DiamonDie (no others)

    Three jobs I have had in my life
    -journalist
    -author
    -translator

    Three places I have lived
    -Helsinki, Finland
    -Amsterdam, the Netherlands (no others)

    Three of my favorite drinks
    -smoothie
    -chai
    -glögg

    Three of my favorite movies
    -The Sea Inside
    -Dancer in the Dark
    -Magnolia

    Three places I have been
    -Scotland
    -Denmark
    -Greece

    Three of my favorite foods
    -trumpet chanterelle sauce
    -baba ghanoush
    -good chocolate (seems to be a popular choice, eh?)
    (too hard a question for a foodie!)

    Three things I am looking forward to
    -hopefully getting a grant next week
    -my novel coming out in the spring
    -the Singularity (by which all chronic illnesses will be history)

    Three things that are always by my side
    -PC
    -hydrocortisone
    -xylitol gum

    Jacqueline said...

    Three names I go by (besides given name)
    1) Mom
    2) Jacque
    3) Babe

    Three jobs I have had in my life
    1) Bank Teller
    2) medical biller
    3) Managed Care Compliance Analyst

    Three places I have lived
    1) Columbus, OH
    2) Wapakoneta, OH
    3) Waynesfield, OH

    Three of my favorite drinks
    1) Pepsi
    2) Sweet tea
    3) Coffee

    Three of my favorite movies
    1) A Christmas Story
    2) You've Got Mail
    3) The Shawshank Redemption

    Three places I have been
    1) New Orleans, LA
    2) Belize
    3) Los Angeles, CA

    Three of my favorite foods
    1) Lemon Merigue pie
    2) a good steak
    3) Sweet Potatoes

    Three things I am looking forward to
    1) Cure for RA and FMS
    2) Spending my life with my wonderful husband
    3) Being able to travel

    Three things that are always by my side
    1) my laptop
    2) TV remote
    3) something to drink

    Grace said...

    Only 3 names? lol
    Grace
    Maggie
    Annie

    3 conscious jobs:
    psychotherapist (the best)
    writer/graphics designer
    Admin Manager (yawn)

    3 places lived:
    Long Island, NY
    Tehran, Iran
    Laurel, MD

    3 fav drinks:
    espresso w/chocolate
    chai
    chocolate martini (1-2 per yr) lol

    3 fav movies:
    Love Actually ♥
    Music & Lyrics
    Kate & Leopold

    3 places I've been:
    Tuscany, Italy
    Santorini, Greece
    Cancun, Mexico

    3 fav foods:
    chocolate
    pumpkin bread
    angelhair pasta w/olive oil & basil

    3 things anticipating:
    Meet friends in Paris 2012
    A proposal from partner of 10 yrs
    Making a contribution toward educating re DID

    3 things always by side:
    blankie
    laptop
    iphone

    So happy to be getting to know you, Annie!

    Rhian said...

    3 names
    Rhi
    Rhi Rhi
    Rhi-La

    3 jobs:
    ballerina
    tkd instructor
    dance instructor

    3 places lived:
    Quebec
    Ottawa
    San Diego (in winter)

    3 fav drinks:
    white wine
    champagne
    lemon tea

    3 fav movies:
    V for Vendetta
    Sleepless in Seattle (I don't know why)
    An Affair to Remember

    3 places I've been:
    Ireland
    Spain
    Cuba

    3 fav foods:
    pesto anything
    pasta
    tacos

    3 things anticipating:
    Winter in Cali
    Christmas
    seeing another year

    3 things always by side:
    laptop
    blackberry
    pillow

    Elfenkate said...

    Three names I go by (besides given name)
    1 .Kathy
    2. Kate
    3. Hey you

    Three jobs I have had in my life
    1. Secretary
    2. Waitress
    3. And I seem to be both a maid and a cook at moment.

    Three places I have lived
    1. Buffalo
    2. Grand Island
    3. Niagara Falls

    Three of my favorite drinks
    1. Coffe (hot and ice)
    2. Tea (hot and ice)
    3. Pepsi (Ice, not hot)

    Three of my favorite movies
    1. Doctor Zhivago
    2. Howl's Moving Castle
    3. Saint Maybe

    Three places I have been
    1. Niagara Falls
    2. Canada
    3. Philly

    Three of my favorite foods
    1. Greek Wraps
    2. Cheese
    3. Macaroni Salad

    Three things I am looking forward to
    1. Getting something done this year.
    2. The holidays.
    3. Summer. (Yes. Already.)

    Three things that are always by my side
    1. The remote.
    2. Netbook or a notebook and pen.
    3. Drink.

    That Girl With Endo said...

    Three names I go by (besides given name)
    1. LCD
    2. LC
    3. Auntie

    Three jobs I have had in my life
    1. Training Coordinator
    2. Paralegal
    3. Criminologist

    Three places I have lived
    1. Sydney, Australia
    2. Manchester, United Kingdom
    3. Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Three of my favorite drinks
    Black Irish tea
    Pineapple juice
    Water

    Three of my favorite movies
    To Catch A Thief
    Gentleman Prefer Blondes
    Pride and Prejudice

    Three places I have been
    Mount Everest Base Camp, Nepal
    Angkor Wat, Cambodia
    Fiji Islands

    Three of my favorite foods
    Indian
    Any fresh fruit
    Red licorice

    Three things I am looking forward to
    Finishing law school
    Living and working in the USA
    Another trek in Nepal

    Three things that are always by my side
    My laptop
    Water
    Pain meds