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hi, livejournal. i've missed you. [Mar. 1st, 2010|01:54 am]
i really have missed typing my mindless thoughts for all the internet world to see.  ive been reading through lots and lots of old posts on here and its so funny how reading certain things can take you back to the day you typed it.  its amazing to me.  i think i'd like to print out my entire livejournal one day, just to make sure i have it forever.  SO much has changed since i started this journal. 

chris and i are married now, and are expecting our first baby!  we're so excited... but its super weird to look back on past journal entries from 2003 and see how different our mindsets were back then.  im almost positive that im a completely different person, which is sorta scary.  i really do miss being able to pick up and go and do whatever i wanted when i wanted.  that diminishes with age, though, i suppose.  i look back at how goofy and fun chris and i were all the time, and i sorta miss that.  not that we arent still goofy OR fun... it just seems like its not as often.  i find myself refraining from swearing, for the most part, at least... which would have NEVER happened a few years ago.  i tend to yell at chris in public more often when he does something funny... which would have never happened.  a few years ago, i more than likely would have been sword fighting with him down the aisle of super k with giant sticks of salami.  (which actually happened on more than one occasion in the past).  i guess im just kinda sad that ive grown up.  and not because of bills, and a mortgage and all the responsibilities of being grown up... those things all suck, too... but i mean mentally and spiritually, i guess.  i really wish i could rewind my life and live the fun times we've had over and over again.  or at least have them on video, lol.  i miss parking my 1989 toyota camry 3 blocks away from aaron's house to go hang out with chris so that i wouldnt get in trouble.  i miss GETTING in trouble for skipping class to go see him.  i miss sitting on my mom and dads porch swing, talking to chris until the cordless phone went dead.  i miss getting yelled at because i had school in the morning, yet i was up at 3AM talking to chris on instant messenger.  i even miss waiting all night for him to sign on when he was in arizona, just so i could talk to him for a little while before i went to sleep.   we've been down a loooooong, winding road, and i wouldnt change any of it.  not even arizona.  because when he came home, id never been so happy in my entire life.  until the day i married him.  

well, jeez.  this turned into an emotional post.  damn pregnancy hormones. 

im going to bed.
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suuuuuuuuper bored at work. fo sho. [May. 19th, 2008|12:08 am]

im really sick of doing word find puzzles, so im updating my livejournal.  yeah.  tonight's going by really really slow, but im not gonna complain, cause id rather be able to relax than have to run my ass off right about now.  i kinda got a headache. 

wow, im already bored with this.  sorry for wasting people's time for such a stupid entry.  

todays my birthday though.  woo hoo!!

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oops. [May. 9th, 2008|02:09 am]
1. What is the most random animal you've been attacked by, if any?
2. Had any strange encounters with a Ouija board?

3. What is the youngest age you can remember back to?
2...  legit... heh.

4. What sports are you trying out for this year?

5. Did you wear your hair in a ponytail today?
  no, but i have a hair tie in my pocket, just in case.

6. Are you smart enough to get into an Ivy League university?
i dunno, im already done with college and i dont really care to go back for anything else. 

7. Who do you have on speed dial?
voicemail, christopher, mom, dad, gram, lyss, mandy, and uncle mike.  

8. Is #3 on your top friends a boy or a girl?

9. Have you ever tried to hurt yourself intentionally?

10. What colors do you like to paint your toenails?

11. Would it be cool to learn how to DJ at a club?

12. Where are you going to be three hours from now?
still at work. 

13. What job would you NEVER take, even as a last resort?
mike rowe's job.

14. If you broke your computer, would you be able to fix it on your own?
not at all.

24. What is the most overrated thing in the world?

25. Do you ever lie while answering surveys?

26. Have you heard any completely untrue rumours about yourself lately?

27. What's the last song you listened to on repeat?
everything- michael buble.

39. If you had a tiny little orange cat, what would you name it?

40. Are you doing that 5000 question survey?
i prolly wouldnt have the patience for that.

41. Do you think that surveys are a huge waste of time?
nah.. theyre pretty okay when youre bored at work.

42. Are you wearing a hoodie today?
nope.  weird, huh?

43. How many songs do you have on your music player?
i dont have a music player. 

44. What is one thing you'd change about yourself?
just about everything. 

45. What is something your parents are always nagging you about?
they dont nag me about anything.

46. Do you know anyone who's suffered/suffering from an eating disorder?

47. What is the last thing you laughed about?
moe singing.
31. If you found a wallet filled with cash on the street, what would you do with it?
honestly, keep it.

32. Do you get a lot of popups?

33. Have you ever kept something from the wild as a pet?

34. What grades do you usually get in school?
i dunno.

35. What is the worst lie you've told and gotten away with?
i HATE lies.

36. Do your parents try to plan out your future for you?
they tried to at one point.

37. What is the longest you've gone without power?
the blackout... i think it was about a day and a half. 

38. Do you have a different time you go to bed during the week?
yes... on nights that i work, i go to bed at around 9AM, and on days i dont have to work, i go to bed at around 10:30.


28. What is one word to describe your room?

29. Which of the Disney princesses does your life resemble most?

30. Which broken up/dead band would you like to see?

15. If someone looked in your closet, how would they judge your style?

16. How many people are signed on your your AIM/MSN/other?
im not on.

17. What was the shittiest hotel you've ever stayed at and why?
that would be the detroit roach motel.

18. Have you ever gone on a cruise and been sick the whole time?

19. Did you get a good sleep last night?
i slept from about 9AM to about 3PM.

20. What is the weather like outside?
i dunno.

21. If someone makes a spelling or grammar mistake, do you ignore or correct?

22. Do oversized sunglasses actually look good on you?

23. What brand of popcorn is your favorite?

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(no subject) [May. 5th, 2008|12:38 am]
My name is: manda.
I may seem: loud and obnoxious.
People who know me think: im a bitch. 
If you knew me you'd probably: wanna hang out with me all the time, cause im just that cool.
Sometimes I feel: like nothing i do is ever good enough.
My days are pretty: boring.
Yesterday: awesome.
In the morning I: wish i could sleep forever.
I like to sleep: cuddled up next to christopher.
If I could be doing anything right now I would be: sleeping.
Money is: never enough.
One thing I don't have that I wish I did is: a different body?
One thing I have that I wish I didn't is: fat. 
All you need is: love.
All I need is: to make it through this night and not fall alseep at the wheel tomorrow driving home from work. 
If I had one wish it would be: to have enough money for a nice wedding to take place.
When I look in the mirror I see: something ugly looking back at me.. ugh.
Love is: amazing. 
If I could see one person right now it would be: just christopher. 
Something I want but I don't really need is: tattoos.
I live for: the moment?
I am afraid of: just about everything.
I dream about: weird junk.   legit.
I daydream about: nothing.

1 Year Ago, I was:
o1. still in school.
o2. a tech at st. john west shore hospital.
o3. getting excited for jeff and jessi's wedding.
o4. just turning 22.
o5. counting down the days til school was done. 

2 Years Ago, I:
o1. was in school.
o2. couldnt live without my mandy!
o3. was completely stressed. 
o4. still lived on the east side with chris and chuck.
o5. had multi-colored hair.

Yesterday I:
o1. got matching tattoos with jessi, con, and cass.
o2. got christopher pretty mad.
o3. woke up kinda late. 
o4. got soaked cause it rained the hardest ever.
o5. watched some movies with christopher.

Today, I:
o1. woke up at 9am.
o2. went to the show with christopher at 11:30. 
o3. stayed there til about 6:40
o4. came to work.
o5. and doing these surveys to try to stay awake. 

Five Songs I Know All the Words To, Even Without the Music:
o1. dont stop believin- journey.
o2. thats all- genesis. 
o3. welcome to the jungle- guns and roses
o4. sweet child of mine- guns and roses
o5. wheel in the sky- journey.

Five Things I Would buy With $100,000:
o1. w edding.
o2. a honey moon.
o3. a new car.
o4. maybe some new jeans, lol. 
o5. a new car for christopher. 

Five Bands You've been listening to Lately:
o1. journey
o2. guns and roses.
o3. disturbed.
o4. the used.
o5. white snake.

Top Five Locations I'd Like To Run Away To:
o1. disney.
o2. mexico.
o3. japan.
o4. paris.
o5. alaska.
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this can (and will) go on all night... [May. 5th, 2008|12:26 am]
A is for age: 22.
B is for booze: none, never.
C is for career:  RN.
D is for dad's name:  jim.
E is for essential items to bring to a party:  nothing.
F is for favorite song at the moment:  faithfully.
G is for girlfriend: uh, no.
H is for hometown: lorain.
I is for instruments you play: flute, trumpet.
J is for jam or jelly you like: strawberry.
K is for kids: none right yet.  give us another year. :-)
L is for living arrangements:  christopher and i just bought a house in january.
M is for mom's name: barb.
N is for name of your best friend:  jessica.
O is for overnight hospital stays: i stay overnight in the hospital all the time, lol.  i work nightshift.
P is for phobias: everything.
Q is for quote you like:  this too shall pass.
R is for relationship that lasted longest: the one im currently in. 
S is for sexual position: not doing any of the work.  lol.
U is for unique trait: nothing.
V is for vegetable you love: corn.
W is for worst trait: me.
X is for x-rays you've had: tons of xrays from my head to my toes, literally... not to mention MRI's.
Y is for yummy food you make: super gooS pasta.
Z is for zodiac sign: taurus.

First job: real job... lifecare as a dietary aide.
First screen name: manda_smitty1985
First funeral: my pap's.
First pet: mindy.
First piercing: besides my ears, my eyebrow.
First tattoo: the stupid flower on the back of my neck.
First credit card: ive had credit cards since i was 16, but the first one that i got on my own was just a JC penny charge card, and i totally fucked that up.
First kiss: oh god. one of my first real kisses was i think mike fox.
First enemy: couldnt tell you.
First favorite musical artist: phil collins.

Last car ride: from the show to work.
Last kiss: from christopher.
Last movie watched: tenacious d and the pick of destiny.
Last beverage drank: water.
Last food consumed: ypgurt.
Last phone call: christopher.
Last time showered: yesterday.
Last CD played: the used.
Last website visited: um, id have to say livejournal.
Single or Taken: taken.
Sex: female.
Birthday: 5/19/85
Sign: taurus.
Siblings: little sister, alyssa.
Hair color: brown.
Eye color: blue.
Shoe size: 7/8
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(no subject) [May. 5th, 2008|12:06 am]

[Name] manda
[Nickname] jerk, stupid, dood.
[Birthday] may 19, 1985
[Age] 22
[Your zodiac sign] taurus.
[Location] i live in lorain, but right now im in lakewood cause im at work.
[Sexual Preference] i like men. theyre lovely.
[Marital Status] engaged.... forever.
[Eye color] blue.
[Height] 5'3. 
[Shoe size] 7-8.
[Parents still together] yes.
[Siblings] little sister, alyssa.
[Pets] wedgie and rosie.
[In school/graduated] graduated with my RN.
[What do you drive] 03 dodge neon.


[Color] pink.
[Animal] tigers.
[Vehicle] mustang. 
[Flower] hybiscus.
[Scent] christopher after a shower.
[Soda] diet pepsi.

Do you...
[Color your hair?] im trying not to anymore... havent colored it since thanksgiving.
[Twirl your hair?] yes.
[Have Piercings?] my eyebrow ring is officially out. :-(
[Have a boyfriend/girlfriend/both?] yes. 
[Cheated on a test or something?] sure.
[Drink/Smoke?] nope.
[Like roller coasters?] only the one christopher can drag me onto.  im fine once om on them.
[Wish you could live somewhere else?] nope. 
[Want more piercings?] yep.
[Write in cursive or print?] a combination of both.
[Sweat a lot?] nope. 
[Know how to drive?] um, yes.
[Diet?] yep.
[Own a cell phone?] yep.

Have you ever...
[Gotten a speeding ticket?] numerous times, lol.
[Been in a wreck?] yes.
[Been in a fist fight?] yes.
[Held a gun?] yes.
[Drank?] i have, but dont and never will again... sXe for life.
[Considered being a hooker?] haha, no.. but christopher has considered pimping me out, lol.
[Cried over a girl?] no.
[Cried over a boy?] yes.
[Been in love?] yes.
[Fallen for your best friend?] nope.
[Been rejected?] nope.
[Been in lust?] nope.
[Used someone?] yep. 
[Been used?] oh yes.
[Been kissed?] yes.
[Current mood] SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO sleepy.
[Current CD in stereo] journey's greatest hits.  

The last time...
[Last book you read] blood son.
[Last movie you saw in theaters] horton hears a who.
[Last thing you ate] yogurt.
[Last person you talked to on the phone] christopher.

Do you...
[Do drugs?] not at all.
[Have a dream that keeps coming back?] yes, and it involves pirates.
[Play an instrument?] trumpet, flute, and the guitar... when its hooked up to the 360, lol.
[Believe there is life on other planets?] sure. .
[Read the newspaper?] not all the time.
[Have any gay or lesbian friends?] sure.
[Believe in miracles?] yes.
[Believe it's possible to remain faithful forever?] very much so.
[Have a favorite candy?] anything chocolate.
[Believe in God?] yep.
[Do well in school?] been there, done that. 
[Go to or plan to go to college] i dont really wanna ever go back now that im done, lol.
[Wear hats?] nope.
[Hate yourself?] yes. 
[Collect anything?] used to collect starburst wrappers.
[Have a best friend?] a few of them. .
[Close friends?] yes.
[Like your handwriting?] sometimes. 
[Care about looks?] im starting to a little more now... and its sorta irritating.

Love life
[First crush] kevin arnold, lol. 
[single or attached?] attached... a love him.
[Do you believe in love at first sight?] i guess.
[Do you believe in "the one?"] sure.
[Have you ever played a game that required removal of clothing?] yes.
[Are you a tease?] god no.
[Shy to make the first move?] no.
[Do you have a crush on one of your friends?] nope.

Are you a...
[Freak] i dont think so. 
[Dork] not at all. 
[Bitch/Asshole] yes.
[Sarcastic] yes.
[Shy] not so much anymore. 
[Talkative] i can be.
[Flirty] not at all.

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(no subject) [May. 4th, 2008|11:50 pm]
[ series one - info ]
name : manda
birthdate : 5/19/85
birthplace : lorain
current location : fairview hospital.... im at work.
eye color : blue.
hair color :  brownish.
righty or lefty : lefty.
zodiac sign : taurus.
innie or outtie : innie.
font : whatever is preset.  i dont care.

[ series two - your favorite ]
music : 80s and hair metal.
cartoon : TMNT
color : blue, pink, black.
slush flavor : cherry.  duh!
magazine : none.
TV show : law and order:SVU
song : faithfully by journey.  right now, at least.
language : um, english?
spice girl : none.
food & drink : honeydew melon and water.
school subject : english.
ice cream : chunky monkey.
roller coaster :  the mantis. lol.   i dont really like roller coasters.

[ series three - what is ]
your most overused phrase :  i have a couple of them... for serious, dangit, legit, good lord.
first thought when you wake up : gotta pee.
last thought you go to sleep with : i love my christopher.
first feature you notice in the opposite sex : eyes.
best name for a butler : jeeves.
the gayest sport : wrestling, duh!
your best feature : nothing.
your bedtime : never.
your greatest fear : everything.
your greatest accomplishment : becoming an RN.
your most missed memory : my pap.
pepsi or coke : i try to stay away from them both now.
McDonald's or Burger King: i try to stay away from these also, lol.  but i love me some MACKdonalds.
single or group dates : dates?  worst fruit ever. :-P
adidas or nike : adidas.
chicken nuggets or chicken fingers : fingers.
dogs or cats : both, apparently.
single or taken : taken. 
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FINALLY OVER! [Feb. 21st, 2008|12:07 am]

im finally done with everything for school.  i took and passed my state boards, and now im officially a registered nurse.  there were so many times i thought that i would never make it to where i am right now, so it feels really good to finally be able to call myself an RN. 

i feel like im starting a new chapter in my life.  chris and i have been talking about a wedding and kids, and everything just finally feels like its all gonna work out.    im so glad to have him in my life.

on another note, i would have never been able to accomplish anything without my mom and dad.  im forever in debt to both of them.  (in many ways.)  

so, thank you.

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oooooooh man. [Feb. 14th, 2008|12:35 am]
DWoolford03: whats new with ya?
mookiEEEbooty: nothin.  i take my boards tomorrow at 8am, and i doubt ill be able to sleep one wink tonight. 
DWoolford03: what do u do for that
mookiEEEbooty: study, lol.
DWoolford03: i mean what exactly does the test consist of
mookiEEEbooty: everything... it throws out 265 random questions about anything and everything ive learned about over the last 4 years.
DWoolford03: holy crap
mookiEEEbooty: yeah, i know.  thats what i said.
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this could go on all night.... [Jan. 24th, 2008|03:02 am]
How tall are you?5'3
Do you like bananas?yes.
What is your favorite song of all time?bad medicine.
What do you do on Fridays?nothing.
Flip flops or sandals?flip flops.
Vitamin Water or Gatorade?gatorade.
Have you had a beer in the past week?no.
If you could have one super human power, what would you choose?invisibility.
What is your favorite place?not here.
Do you read Harry Potter books?no.
What is your favorite food?green bean casserole.
Where do you want to travel next?anywhere.
What is your favorite PJ fabric?none.
Boat or bus?boat.
Walking past a beggar, spare change or ignore?ignore if theyre begging.
Do you shower every single day?no.
Kill the spider or let it out?kill it!
What is your favorite TV show?extreme makeover; home edition.
Do you eat cold cereal at night?id eat cold cereal at any time, any day, anyWHERE. 
Define yourself in 3 words?i rock.... sike.
Would you rather be blind or death?death???  i dont want to die!!  i wouldnt mind being deaF though.
Are you a cat or a dog person?im a dog person, but i have a cat.
Which is worse? A bad laugh or a bad cough?both... because when i have a bad laugh, i usually start coughing.
Favorite fruit?kiwi.
Juice and crackers or milk and cookies?psht.  milk and cookies.
Who are you going to vote for in 2008?i MIGHT vote for good ole hilary.
Firefox, Internet Explorer, Netscape or other?internet explorer.
What was your last thought?shut up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Favorite element?BORON!
Where is Waldo?sonmewhere in a picture at this very moment.
Do you support Paris?no.
Why did the chicken cross the road?to bang your mom!
Your favorite Disney films?sleeping beauty and peter pan.
If you had to pick one car, which would it be?mustang.
Most embarrassing moment?any visit to the gyno.
Most memorable past?being a sith.
What is your favorite clothing brand?goodwill.
Opera, Musical, Concert, Play, Performance, or Other?concert.
Favorite Place to Eat?rainforest cafe.
Would you rather lose an arm or a leg?arm.
Would you rather be hot or cold?cold.
T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Cingular/AT&T, or Sprint/Nextel?none of them.
Water or 100% Juice?water.
What size shoe do you wear?7-8.
How do you feel?sleepy.
Romance or Kinky Sex?romantic kinky sex.
Get the number or give the number?neither.
When do you plan on getting married?sometime next year.
Do you have any tattoos, and if so what and where?yes... flower on my neck, ankh on my upper back/neck, ribbon with mom and dad on my left shoulder, and "drug" on one foot and "free" on the other.  
Who do you admire most?mom and dad.
Do you own any pets, and if so what do you have?one kitten named wedgie.
Where do you see yourself in five years?married with a good job and a kid.
If you had only six months to live, what would you do first?rob a bank.
What is your favourite word?FAVORITE.
If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be?right here.
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