- December 30, 2007 at 3:25 am #254919
When do you have time to sleep???????
Thanks for sharing your story! It was fun to read! You’re a
wonderful story teller.
Monique, currently in SC
On Dec 29, 2007 10:25 PM, connie28801 <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am fairly new to this group and because of the holidays I have been
> running behind on posting an “ALL ABOUT ME” Post. Well here it is.
> I live high in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina where I was
> born and raised. I am 40 years old (Some days I feel 100) I was
> married for 11 years and now divorced for 6 WONDERFUL years. I have 3
> kids, 3 grandkids and a 4 legged baby boy named Chippy who is a
> Pomeranian, Stephanie (Now 24) who I became a momma to when I was 13
> because her momma didn’t want her when she was only 6 month’s old
> being adopted myself at 6 month’s I just couldn’t say no to a baby
> being mistreated no matter how young I was to me she was a REAL LIVE
> PLAY THING but motherhood soon caught on and we got threw it all just
> fine. After I was married in 1988 we legally adopted her as our own,
> then proceeded to have a son in 1990 named Justin (Now 17) Both
> youngan’s will be having birthdays in January – 1 day apart 21st and
> 22nd. Also for you movie buffs out there I live 5 mins from Aunt May
> of Spider Man’s Door Step and 15 mins from Dolly Pardon’s sister
> Stella. You’d never think of this TINY town as a place to HIDE if you
> were a BIG star but it does work and well. Even though when I’ve met
> these people unless you KNOW who they are there just like you and me,
> and both of these stars are doll babies sweet as can be.
> While I was married I owned a very successful restaurant for 5 years,
> just woke up one morning with NO EXPERIENCE and decided I wanted one,
> being only a high school graduate I had NO IDEA how to go about it but
> with A LOT of reading and research on the internet and idea’s that I
> am known for popping off the top of my head, much to my surprise it
> took off and FLEW. Sadly I had to close my doors in 2,000 because my
> main income of daily deliveries to the area’s 9 factories was taken
> away when they all packed up and moved operations overseas. My life as
> I see it has always been lived as make or break the ole school of hard
> knocks 101 – you win some and you loose some but you NEVER give up on
> I moved to Greensboro, NC where I met my last babies father and little
> did we know at the time I was carrying her with Uterine Cancer and 6
> month’s after she was born underwent surgery to have the 2 tumors
> removed, and today I am still cancer FREE. My oldest daughter and me
> are real life “Father of the bride part 2 gals” as we were pregnant
> together and my oldest grandson and Cheyenne is 2 month’s apart in
> age. Cheyenne was also born the day before her daddy (July 19th and
> 20th) so they are very close. We lived in Greensboro for 4 years
> before deciding to move back close to my family. I am currently the co
> – owner of a web design company that was Mark’s dream, but this spring
> I am branching out into the things I still love to do and will be
> opening 4 new businesses in the Asheville, NC area – Restaurant,
> Wedding Consultant, Caterer and Personal Chef and all will be under 1
> roof. Remember everyone Diversify and you won’t ever be without
> something that will still keep an income rolling in.
> I love to plan, design, cook, craft and garden as does a lot of my
> family and friends so this will fit right up our alley, and will also
> help other’s who have been laid off from various jobs in our town. I
> am planning to hopefully be able to employee a lot of people. I do
> have a lot of current health problems for my age that includes;
> Hypothyroidism, Corroded Artery Disease, Chrones Disease and
> Fibromyaliga. But I don’t let nothing beat me down, sure there are
> days I couldn’t get out of bed if the house was on fire but other’s I
> feel 18 again.
> My Favorite hobbies Etc are: Collecting Unicorns, Recipe Books and
> Magazines, Shopping but ALWAYS for a bargain, Yard Sales, Crafting,
> Gardening, Reading, Designing and Planning, Various Clubs and swaps,
> as well as local charities that I personally KNOW are REAL!!!!!!! Also
> if anyone has suggestions on groups or forums they belong to let me
> know in a private email I myself own 1 yahoo group I just have started
> working on as of 12/29/07 so I don’t have much there YET to look at
> LOL. I am also an avid Food Network watcher as is my family, even
> Cheyenne is asking mommy will you teach me this recipe or that one
> before you die?…LOL Kid’s you gotta love um.
> If anyone in the group is planning on being in the Asheville/Boone, NC
> area post me a message and let’s go out to eat would love to meet some
> of you in person. Well guys that is all I can think of about me. Any
> other questions please feel free to ask and I can also be emailed
> using this user name. Also I am very busy will try and at least post
> once a week unless it is required otherwise, but please don’t think I
> am “LERKING” that is something I don’t have time to do.
> Also Any replys to this post PLEASE Email me privately so as to keep
> board ON TOPIC!!!!!!
> Thanks again,
> Connie C
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