Getting to know you.......!!

I know that some of you have been here for a little while, but there are a few newbies (and myself included) around recently ,so I thought it would be a good way to introduce ourselves and find out more about our lovely MD'ers and see if there is anything we have in common apart from our TTC/Baby journeys and also just for a little bit of fun!

Feel free to add more any more questions in yours!

NAME: Tonka

AGE: 28 (29 this month)

LOCATION: Originally from the Wirral, now Australia and soon to be Solihull

AREA OF WORK: Currently a PA and team assistant (read that as general dogsbody!)

MARRIED?: Yes, in October 2013

ANY CHILDREN: Trying to TTC#1

PETS: A cat called Archie

SHUFFLE YOUR IPOD MUSIC, WHAT IS THE FIRST SONG THAT COMES UP? Lily Allen, Smile

FAVOURITE FOOD YOU COULD EAT EVERYDAY: Thai 

TIPPLE OF CHOICE: Used to be Southern Comfort, now its Gin

HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON? George Calombaris from Australian Masterchef....well maybe not met but stalked walked past him in Bunnings (think B&Q lol!).

HUG OR KISS? Hugs

SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE? Sweets

PIZZA TOPPING?: Pepperoni

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  • Fab idea Tonka, oooh and you're not going to be too far away from me! So this is me,

    NAME: Sapphire

    AGE: 28

    LOCATION: I'm originally from Bucks, but I now live in Stratford-upon-Avon.

    AREA OF WORK: I'm a French & German (secondary school) teacher but currently a sahm.

    MARRIED?: Yep, we got married in August 2012.

    ANY CHILDREN: One cheeky little miss. M, who I can't believe is going to 9months next week. And currently ttc#2.

    PETS: Nope.

    SHUFFLE YOUR IPOD MUSIC, WHAT IS THE FIRST SONG THAT COMES UP? Well, this is a bit weird - genuinely this song.... Emmy the Great, We almost had a baby!

    FAVOURITE FOOD YOU COULD EAT EVERYDAY: Ooo, this is tough! In the winter, it'd defo be a beef stew & dumplings but that's clearly too much for the summer and with a scrummy cake to finish.

    TIPPLE OF CHOICE: I love a good cocktail, failing that a lovely chilled glass of pinot grigio.

    HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON? Prince Charles when I was about 3. Ooo, and we also saw Simon Reeve on honeymoon in Cuba.

    HUG OR KISS? Hugs, I love snuggling up on the sofa with H.

    SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE? Chocolate.

    PIZZA TOPPING?: Meatfeast.

  • Good idea

    NAME: Rosco

    AGE: 28 (29 this month too!)

    LOCATION: Suffolk

    AREA OF WORK: I'm a scientist

    MARRIED?: Yes Feb 2014

    ANY CHILDREN: not yet fingers crossed as we're TTC #1

    PETS: Rosco our dog and two horses Paddy and Panda

    IPOD SUFFLE: Meatloaf It Just Won't Quit

    FAVOURITE FOOD: Anything Italian

    TIPPLE OF CHOICE: If out a cocktail but at home wine (usually white)

    HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON?: The Queen twice

    HUG OR KISS: Hug every time

    SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE: Chocolate!!!

    PIZZA TOPPING: Something spicy

  • NAME: Claire

    AGE: 33 (34 in a few weeks eeek)

    LOCATION: Born in Cyprus lived there until I was 3, then moved to the North East until I was 26, then moved to Stourbridge West Midlands to be with OH

    AREA OF WORK: I work in Sales and Purchasing

    MARRIED?: Yes, July 2011

    ANY CHILDREN: DDTC#1 start FET this month another eeeek!

    PETS: My beautiful 2.5 year old Shihtzu Ray

    SHUFFLE YOUR IPOD MUSIC, WHAT IS THE FIRST SONG THAT COMES UP? I don't have one :(

    FAVOURITE FOOD YOU COULD EAT EVERYDAY:  I love a good roast dinner with all the trimmings

    TIPPLE OF CHOICE: Vodka lemon and lime or a Piniot Grigio Blush!

    HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON? Pete Williams from Dexys Midnight Runners lol!

    HUG OR KISS? Hugs

    SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE? Sweets

    PIZZA TOPPING?: Goats Cheese

  • NAME: Lulu

    AGE: 30

    LOCATION: Essex

    AREA OF WORK: Team Assistant

    MARRIED?: Yes, September 2011

    ANY CHILDREN: No ttc #1

    PETS: NoSad would love a dog but due to us both commuting we are not home enough to look after one

    SHUFFLE YOUR IPOD MUSIC, WHAT IS THE FIRST SONG THAT COMES UP? Example - Sick Note

    FAVOURITE FOOD YOU COULD EAT EVERYDAY:  Tough one as I love food lol!  Think I would say a nice Greek Souvlaki with Greek Salad, Pita and of course tons of Tatziki!

    TIPPLE OF CHOICE: Nice cold glass of white or rose wine preferably New Zealand

    HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON? No but walked past lots of famous chefs at taste of London!

    HUG OR KISS? Hugs

    SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE? Chocolate

    PIZZA TOPPING?: Mushroom and Mascapone cheese

  • Fab idea! Love this loads!

    NAME: ChocolateCupcake, CC or Emily 

    AGE: 25, 26 in July

    LOCATION: Born in Somerset but now live inBlandford Forum (Dorset)

    AREA OF WORK: Housewife due to being disabled 

    MARRIED?: Yes, 1st June 2013

    ANY CHILDREN: 1 angel baby -Jack Thomas, TTC again 

    PETS: A dog called Eric 

    SHUFFLE YOUR IPOD MUSIC, WHAT IS THE FIRST SONG THAT COMES UP? Jason Mraz - I wont give up 

    FAVOURITE FOOD YOU COULD EAT EVERYDAY: Chocolate Cake

    TIPPLE OF CHOICE: I dont drink a lot but woukd be Malibu and coke.

    HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON? Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip along time ago.. one of those things they do meeting children in the street he spoke to me and asked why I wasnt at school haha.

    HUG OR KISS? Hugs

    SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE? Chocolate

    PIZZA TOPPING?: Vegetables

  • Loving all these answers!! Would like to try and get more people involved eg Baby Talk etc and not just limited to TTC after all these fab responses! Anyone know how we could do this?!!

  • I'll do mine but will have to delete it later

    Name: furmummu

    Married: yes Feb 2013

    Children: not yet but an approved adopter

    Pets: 2 Schanuzers

    Job: I work in the legal profession

    Live: Yorkshire but also originally from the Wirral

    Pizza: neither I don't like it

    Sweets/chocolate: chocolate

  • Start anewthread on tge diferent boards with a link to this one or start one over there either way :)

  • Fantastic idea Tonka!

    NAME: Tayto

    AGE: 32 (33 in Sept)

    LOCATION: Originally from Clare, West Ireland, now live in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

    AREA OF WORK: Software Development Project Manager for a can packaging company (mouthful or what, eh?!)

    MARRIED?: Yes - May 2013

    ANY CHILDREN: Trying to TTC#1

    PETS: None - would love a dog but can't justify it at the moment as we're both away up to 10 hours a day & wouldn't be fair

    SHUFFLE YOUR IPOD MUSIC, WHAT IS THE FIRST SONG THAT COMES UP? Left iPod in spare room when decorating at the weekend so using my phone - it's Happy - Pharrell Williams

    FAVOURITE FOOD YOU COULD EAT EVERYDAY: Italian - esp Spaghetti Carbonara

    TIPPLE OF CHOICE: Prosecco

    HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON? Newton Faulkner or The Sawdoctors (famous band back home!)

    HUG OR KISS? Hugs

    SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE? Chocolate

    PIZZA TOPPING?: Pepperoni

  • Hope no-one minds if a lurker joins in!

     

    NAME: Liverbird

    AGE: 31 (32 this month)

    LOCATION: Originally from Stockport, now live in Abingdon

    AREA OF WORK: I deal with the exams administration for a local College

    MARRIED?: Yes, August 2012

    ANY CHILDREN: Trying to TTC#1

    PETS: Two cats, Ollie and Suki

    SHUFFLE YOUR IPOD MUSIC, WHAT IS THE FIRST SONG THAT COMES UP? Don't have an ipod!

    FAVOURITE FOOD YOU COULD EAT EVERYDAY: Tricky one, I love food. Probably Italian/Mediterranean.

    TIPPLE OF CHOICE: Probably a Stella Cidre

    HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON? Nope! (Not to my knowledge anyway!)

    HUG OR KISS? Hugs

    SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE? Definitely chocolate!

    PIZZA TOPPING?: Pepperoni


     
  • Hello!

    Here's me!

    NAME: Dolly Parton of course!

    AGE: 33

    LOCATION: Cambridgeshire

    AREA OF WORK: IT, it's very dull!

    MARRIED?: Yes Oct 2011

    ANY CHILDREN: Trying to TTC#1

    PETS: Two German Shepherd dogs, my beautiful girls!

    SHUFFLE YOUR IPOD MUSIC, WHAT IS THE FIRST SONG THAT COMES UP? Katy Perry, Firework

    FAVOURITE FOOD YOU COULD EAT EVERYDAY: Fish and Chips

    TIPPLE OF CHOICE: Prosseco

    HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON? Erm, Brian Dowling from Big Brother, I sat behind Mark Wright on a plane

    HUG OR KISS? Hugs

    SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE?  chocolate

    PIZZA TOPPING?: Artichokes

  • It's really interesting reading these :)!

  • NAME: LLL

    AGE: 36

    LOCATION:  London

    AREA OF WORK:  Nurse

    MARRIED?: Yes, in  2011

    ANY CHILDREN: Yes, we have a  2 year old

    little boy and am currently 25 weeks pregnant with no.2 ,had a mc last October.

    PETS: A fish

    SHUFFLE YOUR IPOD MUSIC, WHAT IS THE FIRST SONG THAT COMES UP?  Troublemaker by Olly Murs!

    FAVOURITE FOOD YOU COULD EAT EVERYDAY:  cheese

    TIPPLE OF CHOICE:  red wine, real ale, tea. 

    HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON? met Ian brown from the stone roses in a bar once, various X factor finalists.

    HUG OR KISS? Hugs

    SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE? chocolate

    PIZZA TOPPING?:  veggie

  • NAME: Ninabeanie

    AGE: 36

    LOCATION:  Essex

    AREA OF WORK:  EA / Project Manager in HR

    MARRIED?: Yes, in  2003

    ANY CHILDREN: 2 girls - 16 and 4 plus a baby (sex unknown) due in August

    PETS: 2 rabbits Elsa and Dolly

    SHUFFLE YOUR IPOD MUSIC, WHAT IS THE FIRST SONG THAT COMES UP?  A Team - Ed Sheeran

    FAVOURITE FOOD YOU COULD EAT EVERYDAY:  Avocado

    TIPPLE OF CHOICE:  Coffee

    HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON? Various political figures when I worked at the Houses of Parliament

    HUG OR KISS? Hugs

    SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE? sweets - particulary Haribo cola bottles

    PIZZA TOPPING?:  BBQ Chicken

  • NAME: Margot

    AGE: 34

    LOCATION:  South Bucks

    AREA OF WORK:  Primary teacher

    MARRIED?: September 2004

    ANY CHILDREN: 3 - 2 boys, 6.5 and nearly 4, and a girl 8.5 months.

    PETS: A hen named Digger

    SHUFFLE YOUR IPOD MUSIC, WHAT IS THE FIRST SONG THAT COMES UP?  Never Leave You by Lumidee

    FAVOURITE FOOD YOU COULD EAT EVERYDAY: Cake

    TIPPLE OF CHOICE:  Lager

    HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON? Prince Andrew and Princess Ann throug St John Ambulance and I've bumped into Phil Vickery (chef) in the animal food supplier.

    HUG OR KISS? Hugs

    SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE? Chocolate

    PIZZA TOPPING?:  Don't like pizza

  • NAME: BumpEnvy

    AGE: 24

    LOCATION:  Cornwall

    AREA OF WORK:  Insurance Advisor

    MARRIED?: Yes, October 2012

    ANY CHILDREN: 5.5 month old baby boy, hoping to start TTC for number 2 soon

    PETS: 2 dogs, 1 cat, 1 rabbit and some reptiles

    SHUFFLE YOUR IPOD MUSIC, WHAT IS THE FIRST SONG THAT COMES UP? I'm not even sure where my iPod is :-(

    FAVOURITE FOOD YOU COULD EAT EVERYDAY: Other than the obvious (chocolate!) it would be lasagne

    TIPPLE OF CHOICE:  Port

    HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON? No

    HUG OR KISS? Hugs

    SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE? That's tough...I'll go chocolate

    PIZZA TOPPING?:  Pepperoni/meat feast


  • NAME: Enjayee

    AGE: 33

    LOCATION: Originally from Essex, now in Copenhagen, Denmark

    AREA OF WORK: Marketing campaign manager, looking for next level role

    MARRIED?: Yes, in April 2013

    ANY CHILDREN: TTC#1

    PETS: No :( We wanted a cat but as soon as we moved in our building decided that it is banning cats :(

    SHUFFLE YOUR IPOD MUSIC, WHAT IS THE FIRST SONG THAT COMES UP? Billy Joel, Piano Man. Don't judge.

    FAVOURITE FOOD YOU COULD EAT EVERYDAY: Aiiiii ... Italian. No, Japanese. No, Thai. Thai.

    TIPPLE OF CHOICE: Beer in a microbrewery. Aware that I sound like a total ***, but the microbreweries here are excellent!

    HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON? Steven Gerrard, I have never shook so much in my entire life!

    HUG OR KISS? Hugs

    SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE? I will eat Haribo over Hotel Chocolat, but Cadbury's over Haribo. Chocolate chav.

    PIZZA TOPPING?: Pepperoni

  • NAME: Counter

    AGE: 37 (had to think about it too!)

    LOCATION: SE Kent,

    AREA OF WORK: Accounting/Finance

    MARRIED?: July 2013

    ANY CHILDREN: Boy, 17.5 yrs, girl 9 days

    PETS: A perky little long-haired Jack Russell called Lily

    SHUFFLE YOUR IPOD MUSIC, WHAT IS THE FIRST SONG THAT COMES UP? Not sure where my iPod is (might be in my desk at work) but last time I used it I was listening to Paloma Faith.

    FAVOURITE FOOD YOU COULD EAT EVERYDAY: Fresh bread/jacket potato... I'm a carbs girl :(

    TIPPLE OF CHOICE: Marlborough Sauv Blanc.

    HAVE YOU EVER MET A FAMOUS PERSON? Yes, my favourite is Tim Minchin, jumped on stage after a gig at the 100 Club and had my pic taken with him. Huge hero of mine, plus - I so would!

    HUG OR KISS? Hugs

    SWEETS OR CHOCOLATE? Choc!

    PIZZA TOPPING?: Ham & mushroom

  • Enjayee - you met Stevie G??? Impressed!!!

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