`The ABCs of Me

abc I’m involved with a wonderful group of ladies over at www.voiceboks.com and today we were challenged to do a post called the ABC’s of me. It’s basically an alphabetical listing of facts about ourselves.

Personally, I seriously doubt if anyone wants that much info about me but seeing as I was stumped for something to write about for tomorrow, I decided to give it a try. Besides, I checked out a few of previous posts like this and they were kind of fun to read.

So here goes. Hope you don’t fall asleep before you get to Z.

A- Age. I’m 52. Gosh, hard to believe I’m that old! I still feel 25.

B-Bed Size.Queen

C-Chores. The chore I dislike the most is mopping the floors.

D-Daughter. I have 2. Shannon is 26 and is a manager of a bar. April is 23 and is the manager of a hair salon. Both are beautiful and smart.

E-Essential Makeup Item. Mascara. My eyelashes are light and are practically invisible without my trusty mascara.

F-Favorite Color. Pink. Can you tell?

G-Grandchild. I have one beautiful little granddaughter who just turned 2.

H-Height. 5’6″. I used to be 5’8″ but I shrunk in the past 10 years. Yikes! I’m the incredible shrinking woman! Now if I could only shrink in my girth.

I-Icecream– My favorite is Brownie Nut Fudge.

J-Junk Food- It would have to be brownies. Or icecream. Or maybe brownies with icecream. Yum!

K-Kids-Oops, already answered that under D and S.

L-Live. I live in Virginia Beach.

M-Mom’s Name– Joyce

N-Nicknames. Cath, Cat, Cathy Ann, and my dad called me Catsup (silly, I know).

O-Overnight Hospital Stays-  When having each of my kids of course. Also I was in a bad car accident at age 19. And later I had to have some surgery from the result of that crash.

P-Pets. I have 4 dogs. Joey is a Poodle Terrier mix. Buddy is a German Shepherd mix. Roxy is a Black Lab Border Collie mix and Kilo is a Chihuahua. All are throw away dogs which are dogs no one wanted and found their way to us in different ways. I also have 2 fire bellied Asian frogs named Ricky and Lucy.

Q-Quiet-I can be a little quiet if I’m in a crowd. I do much better in small groups.

R-Righty or Lefty. Righty

S-Son I have one son Ryan. He’s 20 and in college. He wants to be an engineer.

T-Time I wake up: Between 7am and 9am. Depends on what time I have to get the boy up for school or what time the toddler gets up.

U-Underwear. Of course. Except in the shower or when I’m sleeping.

V-Vegetables. My favorites are Brussel Sprouts and Asparagus.

W-Winter-My least favorite Season.

X-Xtreme favorite thing to do. I love reading and usually have 3-4 books going at any one time. I also love doing crafts. Yes, I know I spelled extreme wrong but I was having a hard time coming up with a word that starts with X.

Y-Young. I was once and still am in my mind.

Z-Zoo Animals-My favorites are Giraffes.

Cathy

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  1. Kathy says:

    Great list!! I have shrunk too but will never, ever, admit it ( well I guess I just did!). Brownies are my favoirite as well and my name is Kathy, but, as you can see, spelled with a K! I love reading everyones list and see how everyone puts their own spin on it! Have a great weekend!

  2. Katie says:

    It seems we have a lot in common. 🙂 I enjoyed your list!

  3. mommacat says:

    Hi fellow Kathy! These lists are fun aren’t they?

  4. mommacat says:

    Thanks Katie!

  5. April says:

    Hi Kathy,

    Great post! I used to have two African clawed frogs – miss them. 52 is just a number – no worries. Age is how you live life not the chronology. Thanks for sharing!

    April

  6. Mandy says:

    I love reading lists like this! I love the VB created this event. So much fun! I loved reading your list! 🙂

    Mandy
    http://atlantamilitarymom.com

  7. mommacat says:

    Thanks April. You are right, age is only a number.

    I had to look up African clawed frogs to see what they looked like. Totally cool! Specially the white ones.

  8. Jen says:

    I enjoyed your list as well. We have a Poodle/Terrier Mix too……..Gertrude. We rescued her from the shelter almost a year ago. She is the best! Brownie Nut Fudge is one of my all time fav’s too.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    Jen
    vB

  9. mommacat says:

    Terri-poos are so smart aren’t they? And they have so much personality. Thanks for your comment Jen.

  10. Cathy, it’s so nice to meet you! I love brussel sprouts and giraffes too;) Isn’t vB great!
    Thanks for coming by Mommy LaDy Club…
    Courtney

  11. mommacat says:

    Thanks Courtney! Good to meet you too!

  12. I really enjoyed reading your list, impossible to fall asleep! I also LOVE brownie!

    Visiting from VB and following your on GFC and NetworkedBlog!

    http://www.essentialbaby.blogspot.com

  13. i love that! i am 35 and i still feel so young myself! i love that we still feel connected to our youth despite our years. and i love that your dad called you catsup, that made me smile and warmed my heart this morning.

    • mommacat says:

      Thanks Christine! Making you smile made me smile!I always loved that my dad called me catsup too although it is really a goofy nickname.

  14. Laura@Catharsis says:

    Aw, I hope you had fun writing this, because it was fun to read! I love that you say you were once young and still are in your mind. Also, congrats on having a beautiful grandchild. I can see how smitten my parents are with my kids, and I get the feeling it’s even more fun the second time around! Great to meet you!

  15. mommacat says:

    I did have fun Laura! And yes, it really is better the second time around. There is less pressure and I definitely have more patience with my grandbaby than I did with my own kids.

  16. Nikki says:

    You are wonderful for taking in dogs that others left behind. We have a border collie/black lab named Cooper. At least that’s what they think he is, he was a rescue dog. I also have a German Shepherd and a lab/collie mix, but she’s like a yellow lab/Lassie collie (although WAAAAY to lazy to even consider helping find Timmy down a well).

  17. mommacat says:

    Thanks Nikki. That’s funny we have the same kind of mixed breed dog.

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