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CrysRee31's picture
Joined: 06/01/11
Posts: 1473
Getting to know you...

Some of us have been hopping around for a while together and others are joining us now I thought we'd catch up a bit and get to know each other while everyone is waiting to O
What do you do for work?
What does your DH do?
Do you live in the city, suburbs or out in the country?
What did you study in school?
What do you dream of for the future?
Give us 2 random facts about you Smile

CrysRee31's picture
Joined: 06/01/11
Posts: 1473

I may as well get us started
What do you do for work? Currently I work as a Civilian for the Canadian Military but am very excited to be a STAHM after this month!
What does your DH do? My DH is a Service Center Manager for Speedy Glass
Do you live in the city, suburbs or out in the country? We're moving to a SMALL city in 3 weeks for DH's work
What did you study in school? I studied Interior decorating and design
What do you dream of for the future? I'd love to have my own business working from home doing professional organizing and design
Give us 2 random facts about you Smile
1- I met my BFF on a school trip to england back in HS and we're still friends today - oh and she's the one who introduced me to DH!
2- I love cooking but HATE cleaning up after

mandynz's picture
Joined: 01/29/12
Posts: 755

What do you do for work? Substitute teacher in both early childhood and primary school

What does your DH do? Architecture

Do you live in the city, suburbs or out in the country? We used to live in Christchurch city(New Zealand) but because of the Earthquake we have moved about 40km north of the city to a new sub-division so we are kind of living in the middle of nowhere at the moment while we wait for a house back in the city.

What did you study in school? Theatre and sociology for my BA then education
What do you dream of for the future? Finishing my masters and beginning a doctorate study. I would also love to start my own preschool based on the philosophy of Reggio Emilia.

Give us 2 random facts about you
- My best friend (other than DH) is my mum. We do almost everything together and act like BFF Blum 3
- I play video games, more specifically I play MMORPG's. I used to play World of Warcraft but now I play Runes of Magic. Infact I used to play WoW with some ladies from my DD's birth board on here! We had our own guild Blum 3

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Joined: 02/23/12
Posts: 460

What do you do for work? I work in Labor and Delivery doing the Neonatal resuscitations (baby team)
What does DH do? Manages a construction company
Do you live in the city, suburbs or out in the country? We live in the burbs.
What did you study in school? Science
What do you dream of for the future? 2 kids. Happy and healthy. Would love to be a SAHM atleast till kids get to grammar school. Also to get my masters. And while we are at it- I want to get a chance to live in Hawaii. Smile

Give us 2 random facts about you
1- love running half marathons and marathons
2- I hate doing laundry. I'm not sure what I'll do when I have a baby cause that will be alot more laundry!!!

Joined: 06/18/11
Posts: 1425

What do you do for work? I am an Executive Asst to a VP of a University
What does your DH do? He's in the Air Force
Do you live in the city, suburbs or out in the country? Um, the burbs I would say....
What did you study in school? I got my BA in Business Administration, and am working on my Masters in Human Resources
What do you dream of for the future? Ah....... I am hoping for one more baby, and an opportunity to be home everynight with my family. Overall a happy, healthy family, and being content with the things we have.
Give us 2 random facts about you... I love the TV show Alcatraz, and my secret passion is reading....

nurseamanda's picture
Joined: 10/11/09
Posts: 353

What do you do for work? I'm sure you can figure that out by my name.. I'm a nurse.
What does your DH do? He does refrigeration/heating
Do you live in the city, suburbs or out in the country? In the city, but in a nice family neighborhood. (I guess maybe that would be considered the 'burbs?) I would love to be outside the city.. both DH and I grew up in a small community and my parents have an acre of land and DH's parents have 2 acres. We would LOVE to have a nice big yard. Our yard is so small, I can't stand it.
What did you study in school? Nursing
What do you dream of for the future? Well obviously to have another baby, and like I said above, have a huge yard for our kids and dogs.
Give us 2 random facts about you: 1) I love to sleep in. I'm so not a morning person at all. I don't get to very often anymore (comes with having kids I guess!) but every once in a while DH will get up with DD in the morning and let me sleep. 2) I hate coconut.

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Joined: 02/18/08
Posts: 1335

What do you do for work? I'm a biologist; currently teaching college science courses.
What does your DH do? SAHD most of the time; working part-time at the same college teaching machining labs (mills & lathes).
Do you live in the city, suburbs or out in the country? Smack dab in the middle of a small "city" in a rural area.
What did you study in school? Biology.
What do you dream of for the future? Traveling with my DH and DS.
Give us 2 random facts about you
1) I was lucky enough to spend 6 months living on an uninhabited island in the Galapagos when I was a grad student. There were four of us in a research camp most of the time.
2) I don't mind doing laundry, but I hate sorting socks. Dishes? No problem, but I'm not sorting the silverware.

Lily2006's picture
Joined: 05/16/11
Posts: 896

What do you do for work? Banker
What does your DH do? Nurse
Do you live in the city, suburbs or out in the country? City
What did you study in school? Never went to college
What do you dream of for the future? Having a baby. After finding out I am not really producing mature eggs, I have been feeling very discouraged.
Give us 2 random facts about you:
1. I'm a gamer, favorite games being things like Final Fantasy, The Sims, World of Warcraft
2. I have emetophobia, but am WAY better now than I was just a few years ago

E-Koz's picture
Joined: 02/16/11
Posts: 411

What do you do for work? I'm an attorney, I work as a consultant for the catastrophic loss team for an insurance company.
What does your DH do? He works for the same company, he's a Processing Manager and part time writer. (He's written a novel, but it's not published.....yet).
Do you live in the city, suburbs or out in the country? Burbs.
What did you study in school? In undergrad--Speech Pathology and Audiology, and then Law School.
What do you dream of for the future? Children. Being done with the TTC part of my life.
Give us 2 random facts about you: Random? Hummm....I've run 4 marathons in the last 3 years, and I'm borderline OCD about keeping a clean house.

Florida Mommy's picture
Joined: 02/27/07
Posts: 99

What do you do for work? I am a SAHM.

What does your DH do? He works for Ford.

Do you live in the city, suburbs or out in the country? Suburbs of a small town.

What did you study in school? I was going to school for electrical engineering and 1/2 way through had an epiphany. I realized I would be miserable only having daily interactions with blue prints instead of actual people. Best decision of my life! So many people are trapped working jobs that they hate instead of doing what they love...

What do you dream of for the future? I hope to become a successful photographer.

Give us 2 random facts about you...
-I love drag racing. My DH and I actually met when racing our cars at a dragstrip.
-I have been into photography since I was 16 and now that I am a SAHM, I hope to make a business of it one day Dirol

JKfmAustin's picture
Joined: 12/07/10
Posts: 2421

What do you do for work? SAHW

What does your DH do? Senior Lead Developer at 3M and also owns a software company.

Do you live in the city, suburbs or out in the country? City but probably the suburbs after we have a kid.

What did you study in school? Business but didn't graduate. Was planning on going back to finish but then I got sucked in to this whole ttc thing and sadly it has taken over my life.

What do you dream of for the future? BABIES! lol

Give us 2 random facts about you - I *hate* dusting with a passion. I'm a sucker for cheesy horror flicks...:rolleyes:

DrakePlusOne's picture
Joined: 06/29/09
Posts: 1889

What do you do for work? SAHM (Hopeful photographer soon!)

What does your DH do? Honda manufacturing plant

Do you live in the city, suburbs or out in the country? suburby city Wink

What did you study in school? n/a I did take a photography course when I was fresh out of school; didn't finish THEN I took a medical billing course; didn't finish that either. Whoops! Nothing like wasting $$

What do you dream of for the future? Same as FloridaMommy, Photography business!

Give us 2 random facts about you: 1) I hate Jell-O, it makes me want to barf 2) I collect dragons

Beth, I've been to the Galapagos too!! That's so awesome you stayed there for so long. Just had to mention it b/c it's uncommon to meet people who've been there.

FourMaybeMore's picture
Joined: 03/09/12
Posts: 724

What do you do for work? I work in scheduling in the medical field
What does your DH do? He's a Sous Chef in a fine dining restaurant -- this means they do not cook at home, or if they do....they use every pan in the kitchen Smile
Do you live in the city, suburbs or out in the country? Suburbs somewhat
What did you study in school? Did not go to college....yet....it's on my list, I suppose.
What do you dream of for the future? I hope for stability in all areas and happiness for my loved ones, of course.
Give us 2 random facts about you. Well, the obvious 2 random ones are that I love to run....but I'm somewhat hesitant about overdoing it while TTCing. Secondly, I'm going to be moving (just locally but still a pain) in the next couple weeks here....but it's a good thing because we'll be able to save up money while we (hopefully) await a new baby and anticipate a maternity leave, etc.

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