Saturday, August 21, 2010

Q & A's Q & A

Welcome August ICLWers! I am looking forward to finding some fabulous new blogs to follow this week.

The short version of my story is on the sidebar. Since I've very recently received more crushing bad news in the form of a failed IVF, I am rather depressed and not up to posting anything creative or amusing just now. Instead, my hubby (Q) and I (Annie) will entertain your curiosity if you have any questions for us! It's a Q & A for Q & A.

Next month's ICLW may be more fun. I expect to be hitting 100 posts soon and will be doing a giveaway, so make sure to stop by then!


From Mrs. Gamgee: If you could travel anywhere, for any length of time, and money was no object, where would you go?

I should say some exotic expensive place I've never been, but actually I'm really missing Hawaii right now. I lived there for a year, right across the street from a gorgeous beach. I could really use some of that tranquil beauty and peace right now.

From thepunkrockmom: As far as questions go, hmmm, if you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Right now I'm hooked on mint chocolate chip ice cream (but I'm back to running again, so it's OK!). Being limited to only one thing though, even if it's your favorite, would soon become torture.

From Jrs (who, btw, just got some great news so stop by her blog and tell her congrats!):
Does your husband's name really start with Q?
Yes, we really are Q & A.

How are you doing?
Honestly, I'm having trouble finding joy now, even though I do have a lot to be thankful for. While hope isn't quite dead for me yet on the baby front, I'm worried about how life will look when it is.

Is there anything I can do for you?
I always appreciate it whenever anyone prays for us, especially since I don't believe my prayers make it past the ceiling!

What do David and Tania like to do for fun?
They like biking and going to the beach. Today David is being an FBI agent and his specialty is X files. Tania is very girly and likes dancing and dolls. Sadly, they do not like practicing the piano, but I force them to do it [evil laugh].

What silly things are they up to these days?
Last week we had a very successful lemonade stand. While I was teaching them about marketing and making change, a police car came driving past. He passed our stand, turned on his lights, flipped around, and stopped. Luckily, he only wanted a cup of lemonade. You may have seen in the news lately that a little girl's lemonade stand in Oregon was shut down because she didn't have a business licence. I'm glad to say my kids still have clean criminal records.

What are some of Q & A's hobbies?
Hobbies have fallen by the wayside lately, but Q likes woodworking and hot rods (he doesn't have one, but likes to dream). I like running and also piano and painting, though I haven't done either lately.
From cowgirltn: Have you ever run a marathon?
No, and I don't think I ever will. I would like to bike across America someday, though. I biked all the way across Iowa once - 500 miles in 7 days. Loved it!

12 comments:

Glass Case of Emotion said...

I am so, so sorry to hear of your most recent IVF and of the losses you have had. I know it can be very hard to bounce back after a failed IVF.

Sending you warm vibes...

-Jess (#74)

Krystal said...

Sorry about your losses and your failed IVF. I'm wishing you the best in the future.

Krystal
ICLW # 106: http://krysttc.blogspot.com

Miss Ruby said...

I'm SO very sorry to read of your recent IVF. I hope motherhood isn't too far away for you!

ICLW
#56 Miss Ruby
http://www.themissruby.blogspot.com/

Mrs. Gamgee said...

I'm sorry that your IVF cycle didn't work. that totally sucks!

My question for you... if you could travel anywhere, for any length of time, and money was no object, where would you go?

rebecca said...

Sorry you've recently experienced a failed IVF cycle, it's horrible dealing with infertility in the face of infant loss isn't it? Sending love & hope for a better tomorrow <3

thepunkrockmom said...

I love your blog but I am sad that you are sad. I'll be praying for you and your hubby!
I am praying that you can "end your family with the joy of a new life" as well.
From what I have read on your blog, I know you are such a strong woman and I wish you and your hubs and family all the happiness in the world.

As far as questions go, hmmm, if you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Mine would be crab rangoon/ cheese fried wontons. I could eat them to eternity and back and be happy that I was as big as a house because of them!

Happy IComLeavWe!
<3MaryAnne #135

Erica said...

So sorry about the bad news...((HUGS))

thepunkrockmom said...

Hi again, and still thinking of you. I am so sorry for your bad news and I'm praying for you.

Thanks for taking the time to stop by my blog and leave a lovely comment. You are so sweet.
And that's neat you used to live in WA! I'm interviewing for a job in Bellevue this week. Have to take the ferry to Seattle to get there tho, which should be interesting!

Here's to a better tomorrow.

<3MaryAnne

jrs said...

Annie: I hope you and Q are doing alright. I have been thinking about you so much lately. Here are a few questions I have:

Does your husband's name really start with Q?
How are you doing?
Is there anything I can do for you?

Now on to some lighter questions:

What do David and Tania like to do for fun?
What silly things are they up to these days?
What are some of Q & A's hobbies?

Anonymous said...

Stopping by to say hello via ICLW. Laughed out loud at your answer for silly things..!! I did see that on the news and for a second I thought that's what you were going to say!

Di said...

Here for ICLW. Sorry about the unsuccessful IVF. Hope the sadness lifts over time and the next IVF brings a BFP!

Anonymous said...

Ok here is my question.

Have you run a marathon?

I only run when I have to or someone is chasing me. I do dance and lift weights though.