Amber Alert


A dear online friend, Phyllis, tagged me for this meme.

Here are the rules of the game (post these first).

(1) Each player answers questions about themselves.

(2) At the end of the post, tag 5 people by posting their names.

(3) Go their site/blog and leave a comment telling them that they have been Tagged. Invite them to your site/blog so they can read the Tagged post.

(4) Let the person who tagged you know when you have completed your Tagged post.


1. What were you doing 10 years ago?
About ten years ago I was my son was a newborn so I was experiencing motherhood for the first time. I was dealing with severe post-partum depression and struggling to find my place in this world with a new, special needs son that the father doesn't want.

2. What are 5 things on your "To Do" list?
Scrubbing kitchen floor.
Finding a man who will cherish me and my children.
Finding new clients for my businesses so I can pay the bills.
Pulling myself out of this "funk" and move forward in my life.

3. What are 5 snacks you enjoy?
Chocolate, Lay's Classic Potato Chips with french onion dip, chocolate, oatmeal raisin cookies, chocolate.

4. Name some things you would do if you were a millionaire.
I would pay off all of my debt, pay off this house, install a fence, garden, & security system, remodel the kitchen. I would also get two brand new vehicles; one car and one SUV. I would also donate money to a charity and a ministry. The rest of the money would be put in a trust fund for my children and invested.

5. Name some places where you have lived.
I have lived all over the United States courtesy of the United States Army. I was in the United States Reserves for 9 years.

6. Name some bad habits you have.
I'm a casual smoker. I am addicted to caffeine... I HAVE to have my Mt Dew! At times, I am a big procrastinator.

7. Name some jobs you have had.
Mother, foster mother, educational advocate and consultant, elementary grade teacher, high school teacher, community college teacher, scrapbook teacher and consultant, organizational guru, business owner, hostess, waitress, counselor to pregnant teens, career counselor, counselor to drug addicts, therapist. I'm sure I forgot a few.

8. Name those whom you are tagging.
Kristin at CIDP and Me, Kristen at We are THAT Family, Jen at Absolutely Bananas, Stacey at Real World Mom, and Tracey at Grace Comes by Hearing.

4 cherished words:

Phyl said...

Thanx for playing along:). Have a fabulous week, girlfriend!

Kristen said...

Thanks for the tag! Posting my responses today. You sure have had a busy life! Love reading your blog and I'll be back soon.

Kristen said...

I finally did it! I answered your tag! I'm off to check out your interview with 5 minutes for moms!

Storm said...

You are welcome, Phyllis.

Glad you played along, Kristen.

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