Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Five Among Friends

Happy Friday Eve!!  Today I am linking up with some new friends for Five Among Friends.  Every week someone sends out 5 questions for everyone to answer.  Its a great way to get to know your fellow bloggers!
Here are my questions and answers:
1. If you could pick up and move anywhere for one year where would it be?
              This is not a hard one for me to answer.  It would be New York city!  I have only been to NYC once, in High School, and it was honestly a magical experience.  To be able to walk down the street and go see a Broadway show and have the best cheesecake of your life....YUM!!!  I think I would enjoy being in such a diverse place too. 
2. What accomplishment are you most proud of?
           I think my proudest accomplishment is that I became the woman I always wanted to be.  My parents always told me, "Don't forget that you are a Hale." (my maiden name)  I was always wanted to strive to be someone that not only my parents would be proud of, but someone that I could be proud of too.  I'm pretty happy with that! Cheesy huh?
3. What is your idea of the perfect date?
           Lately I have been a homebody.  I love being able to just relax after a busy day.  So, my perfect date...as of now...would be curled up in bed with the hubs just watching a movie. We go that often...so I'm going to say watching a chick flick, because that never happens!
4. What is your biggest pet peeve?
     Oh boy!  I hate.  Hate repeating myself more than twice.  We all know how men, or most men, listen.  You know, in one ear out the other and always ends in a response, "Huh?"  Yeah, that one.  Come on, what I have to say in ALWAYS important and needs to be heard the first...and even the second time.
5. How has blogging benefited your life?
      Through the recent part of my blogging life, I have been pretty open about my infertility journey and our miscarriage back in May.  While going through fertility treatments in the beginning, I felt alone because not many people talked about their struggles to grow their family.  Through sharing my story and our daily struggles with infertility I have become more of an accepting person.  I know things are going to always go my way.  But through me talking about it, I have had other women open up about their infertility struggles as well.  I strongly believe that while a very private thing, infertility should be talked about as a way of healing. 

There you have it.  If you would like to participate and answer my questions link up with us below and joining in!


  1. I LOVE that you are most proud of becoming the woman that you wanted to be. That's one of my favorite things about the stage of life that I'm in right now ~ I'm figuring out who I really am as a wife, mother, woman. It's so empowering to realize your true aspirations in life. Great questions this week Sydney, looking forward to answering them!

  2. I've never been to New York City but I've always dreamed of going at there at least once! Lucky you! :)

    Mary @ Secret Obsession

  3. Hello! I just wanted to let you know I'm a new follower and I nominated you for the Liebster award! Check it out on my latest blog post. :) Amy at Don't Judge Me http://amylynn83.blogspot.com/2013/09/liebster-award.html

  4. Following you from the blog hop link up thingy. Hope you stop by and say Hi!