Inspired by my Heather's List, here are some things about me, fifty of them to be exact. Maybe call it "The Good, The Bad and the Ugly."
1. I am the baby of the family.
2. And the only girl.
3. Thus, I am spoiled. Still.
4. I married three kids when I married my husband.
5. I have been raising them since we got married.
6. I love having so many kids.
7. I am a bonus mom - an extra blessing sent from Above.
8. I had an emergency c-section with Paco.
9. I had a no drug, all natural VBAC with Javier.
10. I nursed Paco til he was 2 1/2 years old and I was 6 months pregnant with Javi.
11. I am terrified of running out of toilet paper.
12. and baby wipes.
13. and chocolate.
14. I am not patient with stupid people.
15. I like to drive. Always.
16. Even from the backseat. Passenger seat, phone...
17. I can make a meal from anything.
18. I didn't say you'd like it.
19. I love to read.
20. I am a speed reader. So is my Dad.
21. I hunt deer
22. And elk
23. And I dream of hunting moose in Alaska.
24. All of my game, minus one deer, have been shot with a .243 Winchester Model 88 bought by mother for my father in 1962.
25. I am a really good shot.
26. I like cards.
27. Both my sons share the same middle name, after my Dad.
29. I can't stand the sound of smacking or popping bubble gum.
30. I want to live in Mexico someday.
31. And speak Spanish fluently.
32. While raising my kids to be fluent, as well.
33. I want a gas stove/oven range.
34. I have Little Mermaid songs memorized - still.
35. Alladin was the movie I saw on my first date when I was 16 years old.
36. I've hoisted a backpack in The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, France and Switzerland.
37. I secretly loathe Martha Stewart. Always have. I have no idea why.
38. I collect cookbooks
39. Yet make up my own recipes
40. Rarely following a recipe!
41. I like to sleep.
42. I've napped nearly every day for at least 4+ years.
43. I am addicted to Guitar Hero
44. I am addicted to strong dark coffee - black.
45. I haven't had any alcohol for 6 years, 7 on May 11th.
46. I met my husband in AA
47. I like big band music and 80's rock.
48. I loathe rap music and heavy metal.
49. I love cooking.
50. I hate cleaning.