Thursday, June 5, 2008

A Little About Myself

Not that I haven't shared enough personal info on this blog, but my friend Clare has tagged me. For those of us new to the blogging world, this is a way for us to get to know eachother a little better. So, here goes:

Favorite person (outside of family): No way am I going to answer this one.

Favorite food? Umm. Just thinking of the answers to this question has me starving. Remember, I'm in my 2nd trimester. But, for the moment, my favorite food is Mexican. There is a restaurant in our city that has my number. I order this dish called the "Special Michoacan." It's some type of chicken quesadilla with sauteed veggies and I just love it. Of course, it's covered with the white cheese dip too.

Quirks about you? I have an efficiency OCD. I can't explain it. But, trust me, it's serious. I am always playing games in my head to find the best/quickest way to do everything -- from walking through the house, to making trips into town. My mind is playing one huge, continuous game of Tetris.

How would the person who loves you the most describe you in ten words or less? I think he should comment on here and give me his answer. But, I know one of the words would be "Crazy".

Favorite charity or cause? I really have a heart for crisis pregnancy centers. There are so many families longing to have children, and I think society has lied to women for years.

Favorite blog recently? To be honest, I have been so busy lately that I've hardly had time to read many blogs at all. I try to keep up with my local friends' blogs and am in the process of designing a blog for my mother (more about that later!).

Something you cannot get enough of? Rubbin's (That's what I call back massages as I ask my husband every night, in a very high-pitched, desperate, little girl voice, "Can I please have some rubbins?")

Worst job you ever had? I liked my college jobs - waitress, department store clerk, secretary. But my first job out of law school was a prosecutor prosecuting prostitutes! Yes, that's right. My job was to put the hookers and their customers in jail. The worst parts were dealing with those prostitutes whose gender was "undetermined" and with the wives and families of the "Johns". Not something a Christian, Southern belle was used to doing!

What job would you pay NOT to have? Probably a vet. With the exception of dogs, I really do not like fooling with animals. Sorry.

If you could be a fly on the wall, where? Anywhere! I am a very curious person and love to eavesdrop! (I know that's terrible....)

Favorite Bible verse right now? Wow. How much time do you have? I think my favorite verse right now is John 16:33 Jesus said, "I have told you these things so that you may have peace. In this world, you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world."

Guilty pleasure? Long hot baths with a book or magazine and shopping.

Got any confessions? I am addicted to Jimmy Dean frozen sausage biscuits right now!

If you had to spend $1000 on yourself, how would you spend it? Spa day with my mom and sisters. Now that we're all "adults," we don't get to see eachother that often. I miss them!

Favorite thing about your house? I love all of the moulding and our back deck. It is completely enclosed so I can let Eveley play out there. It's like a giant play pen.

Least favorite thing about your house? It is 3 levels. I like to be organized but it's hard keeping things that we'll need on each floor of the house. And doing laundry is a complete pain!

One thing you are bad at? Directions! I can get lost pulling out of my driveway. Thank goodness, for my birthday, my hubby got me a Garmin navigation system. It has helped tremendously!

One thing you are good at? Multitasking. I work full time as an attorney. And there are many days where I am on a conference call, nursing a baby, typing an email, and watching TLC at the same time!! Glad my boss doesn't read this!

If you could change one thing about your circumstances, what? If you've been reading this blog for any time at all, you already know the answer to this question. I would have my Robbie back with me!

Who would you like to meet someday? MaryBeth Chapman

What makes you feel sexy? A tan and a skinny body!

Who is your real life hero? My parents! They both have shown me unconditional love, selflessness, and a true love for and dependence on our Lord.

What is the hardest part of your job? Balancing being a good wife, mother, friend, and attorney.

When are you most relaxed? When Eveley is asleep!

What stresses you out? messes and disorganization

What can you not live without? For convenience sake, my computer.

Why do you blog? to preserve all of the memories and to decompress. I really have enjoyed penning my thoughts. It has helped me work through some things and focus on the important things.

Who are you tagging?
New/newer bloggers-April

1. Answer the questions.
2. Link back to who tagged you.
3. Tag other bloggers to do the same.


Sarah Beth and Brian said...

Lauren! I *heart* the Special Michocan too! I'm salivating as I speak...err...write - it's one of many things I miss about that area! I love reading your blog and seeing all the pictures of Robbie and Eveley.

Sarah Beth

April said...

Ok, I'll get right on it. I can't believe you picked me!!! That makes me feel so cool, Lauren. You are one of the coolest people I know.

Anonymous said...

Funny, beautiful, faithful, strong, compassionate, smart, talented, greatmommish, wonderfulwifish, crazy.


Clare said...

Oh lauren! Thanks for doing the meme! You are so cute, and I love reading about you! Hugs, Clare

Kimber said...

I love it! I love learning more about my friends:) And I love Bob's answer....very cute and husbandish.


Allie Carpenter said...

I see how it is! I tagged you like a month ago and you didn't respond. I am crushed:(