Sunday, January 19, 2014

The ABC's of Me..

I saw this on Emily's The Real Housewife of Ciudad Juarez blog and had to borrow it from Leslie's La Casa de Leslie blog as well. It has been so long since I have posted so I thought this would be a good way to get back into blogging for real.

The Letter A

Are you available? Not romantically, I am happily married. As a friend, translator, ESOL teacher, yes. 

What is your age? 35.  

What annoys you? Ignorant, judgmental people who have nothing better to do than to talk about other people. 

The Letter B

Do you live in a big house? I wish! LOL I live in a small 2 bedroom house. I would love a 3 or 4 bedroom though with a bigger kitchen!

When is your birthday? August 17. 

Who is your best friend? My hubby and Claudia. 

The Letter C

What's your favorite candy? Dove Dark Chocolate

Who's your crush? Vin Diesel, that chest and those shoulders! Yummmm!!!

When was the last time you cried? Last week during a conversation with hubby about our difficulty getting pregnant and staying pregnant for nine months.  

The Letter D

Do you daydream? All the time! I daydream about what it would be like for all four of us to cross the border together with Miguel's visa. I also daydream about when miracles happen and we have a baby.

What's your favorite kind of dog? I love my pitbull, she is a big baby. I want another chihuahua. 

What day of the week is it? Sunday 

The Letter E

How do you like your eggs? I hate eggs. 

Have you ever been in the emergency room? Yes. For  asthma, broken ankle, and a major sinus infect that had my nose swollen and painful.   

What's the easiest thing ever to do? Smile! 

The Letter F

Have you ever flown in a plane? Yes. Miguel has to soon though! He doesn't know what he is missing!

Do you use fly swatters? No, I use Baygon Casa & Jardin Works great! 

Have you ever used a foghorn? No 

The Letter G

Do you chew gum? Very rarely

Are you a giver or a taker? I give too much. I wish I could be a taker at times

Do you like gummy candies? Gummy bears and gummy worms.

The Letter H

How are you? I am doing great!

What color is your hair? Natural, brown For real: dark copper brown.

The Letter I

What's your favorite ice cream? Moose tracks. 

Have you ever ice skated? No.

Do you play an instrument? I used to play the violin, but I haven't played in ages. 

The Letter J

What's your favorite jelly bean brand? Any that sell the black, licorice flavored.  

Do you wear jewelry? My engagement ring, wedding ring, promise ring, and a silver necklace that Miguel bought me for my birthday that is a heart that says Te Amo. 

The Letter K

Who do you want to kill? Kill, no one; tell off, many; not see for a very long time, even more ! 

Do you want kids? Yes, I have a daughter and a son, but Miguel doesn't have any biologically. We want atleast one more together.  

Where did you go for kindergarten? Holly Springs Elementary. 

The Letter L

Are you laid back? At times, but mainly I am very uptight!

Do you lie? At times. LOL

The Letter M

Whats your favorite movie? Purple Rain.

Do you still watch Disney movies? No.  

Do you like mangos? Yes 

The Letter N

Do you have a nickname? No, except for Steph

What is your real name? Stephanie 

Whats your favorite number? 19

Do you prefer night over day? Night ;)

The Letter O

What's your one wish? To have a good life and my kids to be successful no matter what country we live in.

Are you an only child? No, I have 2 sisters and 1 brother RIP. 

The Letter P

What one fear are you most paranoid about? My kids getting hurt, sick, or worse. 

What are your pet peeves? Excuses. 

What's a personality trait you look for in people? A sense of humor and compassion.

The Letter Q

What's your favorite quote? "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go." -Dr. Seuss

Are you quick to judge people? No. I know what it feels like for people to judge you without reason. I have been judged quite often just because I am from the United States since coming to Mexico.

The Letter R

Do you think you're always right? Of course, I am always right! Really, often I am, but there are times Miguel is right. 

Are you one to cry? Constantly. I am very emotional. 

The Letter S

Do you prefer sun or rain? Sun, the rain is depressing. 

Do you like snow? Yes, but only when I am in a properly insulated house with heat. I love to look at it, but hate to feel the cold.

What's your favorite season? Fall in Georgia, Spring in Mexico

The Letter T

What time is it? 12:47pm

What time did you wake up? Late! 9:00am

When was the last time you slept in a tent? Never. I hate camping. I love A/C and a comfy bed too much!

The Letter U

Are you wearing underwear? Maybe...

Underwear or boxers? Boxer briefs. 

The Letter V

What's the worst veggie? Turnips. 

Where do you want to go on vacation? Italy! 

The Letter W

What's your worst habit? I get mad really quick. 

Where do you live? Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

What's your worst fear? Something happening to my kids, myself, or my husband. 

The Letter X

Have you ever had an x-ray? Yes, too many.

Have you seen the x-games? No.

Do you own a xylophone? No.

The Letter Y

Do you like the color yellow? It is ok, but I prefer red.

What's one thing you yearn for? Another baby 

The Letter Z

Whats your zodiac sign? Leo, of course.

Do you believe in the zodiac? Sometimes, my personality matches the Leo personality. 

Favorite zoo animal? Elephants and monkeys,especially the one at La Pastora here in Monterrey. He makes signs to everyone with food or drinks to give it to him.

So, next post will be what has happened since moving back to Mexico and what is in the books for the next few weeks. 


  1. Greta post mama! Aug 17th was my Daddys birthday. We still celebrate it in honor of him <3

    (And the question "who do you want to kill" is creepy, no? LOL)

  2. Are you back in Mexico? Happy to see you posted! I'm finally getting back to posting regular. Can't wait to read more. Cuidate amiga!

    1. Hi Tara! Yes, we are back in Mexico. I wish we woudl have been able to meet up while I was in GA! I will be there later this year, and we will have to meet up!!

  3. Vin Disel, yum! People think my hubby looks like Vin Disel, mostly for the shoulders and bald head ;)

    How ARE you? Update us, please! Miss your posts!

    1. LOL Tricia! My favorite part of Vin Diesel is his chest and shoulders!

      I am doing ok, just stressed. How are you? We need updates!!