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What started out as a site to update on our daughter's cancer has thankfully grown into a site to update on our beautiful family of four. Enjoy our journey...

Saturday, August 04, 2007

I've been tagged

I was informed that I was tagged a couple days ago.... so here goes! =)

The rules:

1. Let others know who tagged you.
2. Players start with 8 random facts about themselves.
3. Those who are tagged should post these rules and their 8 random facts.
4. Players should tag 8 other people and notify them they have been tagged.

I was tagged by my friend Michelle, who I met when Charli was diagnosed with NB. Her daughter, Isabella (link to her page located to the right) is a SURVIVOR!!!!

So lets see if I can think of 8 things that are interesting about myself.... =) This may be hard for me! hehehe

1. I used to show dairy cows in 4-H when I was younger!

2. I, like Michelle, thought about going into the nursing profession. First, when Chad had his accident in 1999 and then again after Charli was diagnosed. The dedication that these people give to our children, is amazing - and what a difference they have made in our life.

3. More than anything, I just want to help people. It really doesn't matter how or what I do to help, I just want to help.

4.I think my lucky number is 317. I was born at 3:17 and Chad and I started dating on 03-17!

5. I really wanted to teach Charli sign language, but with everything going on with her NB - it got tossed to the wayside.

5. I started to collect willowtree angels several years ago...they mean more to me now than ever! Now I collect any type of angel!!

7. I dated my husband for more than six years before we got married.

8. I was part of a music group in college that toured the United States in the summer, and the state of Nebraska in the spring. Being a part of this group took me to the Bahamas, Mexico, Disneyland, Disneyworld, Knotts Berry Farm, Universal Studios, and many-many other very neat places!!!

Instead of tagging 8 other people, I want those of you who are reading this to list a few facts about you! It will help me get to know the people who come to check in on Charli!


stacy from michigan said...

Where to start...

#1 I love to camp with my husband and kids.

#2 I dated my husband for 7 years before marrying him.

#3 I worked in the Marysville School District as a secretary before Emily and Michael were born.

#4 I can't wait to take my kids to Disney...hopefully next year.

#5 One of my passions is scrapbooking.

#6 I sell Gold Canyon is fun and I am a "candle junkie"

#7 When I was growing up I wanted to be a teacher.

#8 My favorite candy..."Bottle Caps"

#9 I have to DVR "General Hospital" daily.

#10 I wish I could stop my children from growing...I love the ages that they are...and I hate the fact that Emily is going to go to school all day this year.

Wishing the Preister family a FABULOUS Weekend...when Mike gets home we are off camping for two days :-)

Sheila Ferrell said...

#1 My oldest son is a senior in high school this year.
#2 I was a senior in high school when I had him.
#3 I am in the processing of buying my very first home.
#4 I have played with the idea of going into the ministry.
#5 I found Christi Thomas' website then Penelope London's and now Ms. Charli's.
#6 All three precious girls have totally changed my outlook on life and I am blessed with each day that I am given.
#7 I have an insane sense of humor and have never met a stranger.
#8 Two years ago, over a span of three days, I traveled from New York, back home to South Texas and then to Washington State. The temperature of all three stops were within 2 degrees of each other.

AndreaChad said...

#1 I LOVE being a Mommy to my girlie Calla!!!
#2 I love to cook/bake...especially for guests!
#3 I love to buy stuff on Ebay and Amazon!!!
#4 I am learning to play the guitar.
#5 I can't wait to have more children.
#6 I love being an aunt to Burlynn!!
#7 I have the greatest husband in the world!!
# I am learning how to play Frisbee golf.

Amy said...

1. I read about your family on BabyFit, and continue to keep you all in my prayers.
2. I'm going to become a grandma for the first time in January if all goes according to plan. My youngest will be an auntie before she is 18 months old.
3. I was a SAHM for more years than I can count.
4. I recently opened a specialty candle store.
5. I once wanted to go to Africa and study language with the gorillas.
6. I collect fossils and rocks.
7. I'm addicted to the computer.
8. I love 80's rock music.