Meet Me On Monday

We get to know each others' innermost thoughts through blogging, and we meet wonderful people through blogging.  Meet Me On Monday gives us a chance to get to know each other better.  Click on the above button, answer the questions in your blog, then link up and meet some new people, and get to know some of your friends better!

1. What one food could you eat every single day?
Yogurt.  Probably because I do eat it every day when I'm being good and eating like I'm suppose to!

2. Do you wear glasses or contacts?
Oh, yes!  I'm probably close to being legally blind without my contacts.  I got my first pair of glasses when I was in 2nd grade.  I needed them in first grade, but mom thought I just wanted to be like everybody else in my family!  (I only have one sibling who doesn't wear corrective lenses...we used to get a discount from the place where bought our glasses!)   I think she felt really bad when she took me to the eye dr. just to find out how poor my eyesight was!
I got my first pair of contacts my sophomore year in high school.  I worked at the pool and saved up my money so  I could get them.  They were around $130 and were the hard kind.  I eventually switched over to gas permeable, and then just a few years ago, to extended wear.  I think I still have my original hard contacts somewhere,  unless I finally threw them out when we moved from SC! 

3. What kind of cell phone do you have?
After having a Nokia something or other for about 6 years, I finally got to use my upgrade for myself and got a Samsung Intensity.  (The 2 oldest boys kept breaking theirs right around the time it would be time  for me to upgrade.  Oh, the things we sacrifice for our kids!)  Nothing fancy; it's not a smart phone, but it does have a Qwerty keyboard that I'm loving!

4. What did you have for dinner last night?

Super nachos from  our favorite Mexican restaurant!

5. What is your favorite candy?
Well, Java, you finished with a doozy, didn't you?!  I guess my all time favorite is Butterfinger.  But, I also like Zero bars every now and then.  And, when I was pregnant with MS, I craved Milky Ways.


  1. Mmmmmmm I love butterfingers too!! I like your dinner way better then mine! I know all about sacrificing for our kids when it comes to phone upgrades!! I too am legally blind without my contacts!! I like yogurt but not everyday!

    Oh my...I comment on yours backwards! lol

  2. I wore contacts for years and years...gas permeable...until I got my eyes fixed seven or eight years ago. The best money ever spent!!

  3. Oh...I forgot to put a pic of Milky Way along with my other 10!! HA! HA! I love those, too!

  4. Yummmm, Los Amigos!! My fave from there is the shrimp enchiladas. Gosh, we haven't been there in a while... perhaps I will get in a lot of miles running and talk the hubby into a date! ;)

  5. These are fun questions and good one's for getting to know someone. I eat yogurt most every day also, but I'd usually rather have a Butterfinger.

  6. I love Mexican food!
    I am stopping by from Meet Me On Monday. I’m your newest follower. I would love it, if you would come join me at Follow Us Monday Morning too.

  7. My youngest got glasses when she was 12. She promptly 'misplaced' them and I was like your mom...her vision barely needed correcting and I thought it was a 'style' thing. When I asked her about the missing glasses she said they didn't help anyway. We went back several months (ooops) later and I was reading a magazine when I heard the dr. tell her to read the line that was most comfortable. She said, "I think that's an E' WHAT!!! Her vision had gotten so much worse. She too is pretty much blind without them. Not my finest mothering moment : )

    Have a nice week!

  8. Sounds like we have some things in common! You had Nachos..I had tacos, You like butterfingers..I like peanut butter cups (can't go wrong with peanut butter and choc.!) Lol. Great to meet you!

  9. I am blind as a bat with out my glasses or contacts. Yum Super Nachos sound good!

  10. Haven't been to Los Amigos, but will have to give them a try! It does give me a wonderful idea to make some serious nachos for dinner one night.

    Thanks for taking the time to stop by and leave a comment!

  11. Numbers 1 and 5 would be the same for me! And I wouldn't have to be pregnant either.

  12. Hi Mary, thanks for your visit to my place today..I wore glasses when I got into my 40's, but now can see clearly since my cataracts were removed last year in July.I love being able to read the clock in the morning without glasses..I paid extra to have better lens put in my eyes to see at all distances... it is great..

    My favorite candy is a Heath bar.. chocolate and crunchy...have a good night. hugs, Baba

  13. my favorite candy bar is anything with nuts. have a good day.

  14. i like any candy with nuts. i wear glasses due to an eye injury. have a good day

  15. Nice to meet you! I am a new follower here on your blog! Please come over to Midchix.com and link up your blog in the Perky Blogging Mamas Flock.

  16. oh gosh, I can't see a think without my contacts! My perscription is -6.75. So thankful I live in a time when eye correction is invented!


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