Hello. Dr. Odd here. I went through a lot of people on my Q and A and I thought it was a good idea to start over with some new questions. You will see all the same people as before, just some fresh questions. Merilou Ziola

We would like to introduce Kristen.


How do you plan to spend the next 13 years?

Having fun with my kids and watching them grow

What is your job title?

Mom and Marketing Communications Consultant

What do you do exactly in your job?

As I mom, I do everything under the sun and then some - I never know what new talent I will develop each day - I am always learning some new skill.

In my other job, I currently manage two continuing medical education projects for family physicians. I market them, make sure the materials are developed correctly and on time, etc.

What kind of company do you work for?

I work for the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians, a non-profit organization in Lisle, Illinois - they advocate for and provide information to Illinois's family physicians.


What is your favorite color?

Blue. I also like greens lately.

What was your first car?

'76 Brown Buick Riviera

What kind of car do you have?

2006 Chevy Trailblazer

If I had all the time and money, I would love to ...

Travel all over the world with my family, friends

Ugliness aside, if you could have your bedroom painted - what color would you choose?

Dark blue

What crazy thing would you 1st buy if you got rich?

A party yacht with a full kitchen, bedrooms - and all the luxuries I could afford!


What do you like to do on the weekends or in your spare time?

Play with my kids, walk the dogs, take a bike ride and hang out with my hubby, friends, neighbors. A beer goes well with all of those - and I drink well with others!

What is your sleep schedule?

Fu%#@ed up! Usually go to bed between 10-11 p.m. and wake up at 4:30 (when my husband leaves), 5:30 (when our new puppy, jack has to take a leak), 6:30 when our son Ryan wakes up and 7:30 when our daughter Ashleigh gets up.

Which is your favorite season?

I like all of them for different reasons, but if I had to pick a favorite it would be the freedom of summer!

If you could name yourself, what name would you choose?

I really have no idea! It was hard enough coming up with cool names for my kids that didn't leave me with any bad memories of another person named the same.

What is the last movie that you have seen that you enjoyed?

I watched "Shut Up and Sing" - that Dixie Chicks movie and I thought it was pretty good. I think the whole "Bush" comment was blow way out of proportion! People need to flippin' CHILL!

What book are you reading now or have read recently?

I just finished reading "Tommyland," Tommy Lee's autobiography. Tommy Lee (drummer for Motley Crue) is one crazy mother fu*@er, but I think he has finally come around and I would hang with him anytime! I am just starting the INXS Autobiography. I just realized that they are written by the same guy - Anthony Bozza. Now that's one lucky writer!

What is your favorite board game or card game?

If there is drinking involved, Ilike them all!!!! Bust seriously, I like just about any game.

What is your favorite magazine?

I would have to say, "Us," even though I do not have a subscription - thankfully my bud Wendy keeps me "hooked up" with the dirt! She doesn't know it, but that's the only reason I even go to her house!

What is your all time favorite TV show?


Do you prefer the toilet paper to flow over or under the roll?

Over, over, over - I don't know why guys like it under!

What is your favorite sport to watch?


What is your favorite sport to play or favorite exercise?

Gymnastics, bike riding or roller blading

Favorite Teams...
MLB: Cubs!
NFL: Bears!
Hockey: Wolves!
Basketball: The old Bulls!
College football: When my brother went to school there it was Clemson.
Now I really don't care much!
College Basketball: Who cares!
High School football: I guess my alma mater, Naperville Central REDSKINS!

What is your your favorite outdoor activity?

Sitting in the sun

What is your your favorite indoor activity?



What is order at Starbucks?

I don't go to Starbucks. I don't like coffee and I think the whole Starbucks thing is too trendy!

What is your favorite food?


What do your order on your pizza?

Mushrooms always! The other toppings change depending on my mood, but usually include pepperoni, sausage, green peppers or onions.

What is your favorite flavor ice cream?

Mint Chocolate Chip

What is your favorite soda pop?

Dr. Pepper

What is your favorite sweet treat?


What is your favorite snack?



How tall are you?

5' 5 1/2"

Are you single?


Are you allergic to anything?


What is your favorite color?

Blue and Green

How would you describe your appearance?

You don't want to know!

What nationality are you?

Swedish, Polish, German and Yugoslavian

Where do you live?

Yorkville, Illinois

In less than five words, describe yourself.

Fun-loving, Busy, Frustrated, Neat-freak

In what type of dwelling do you live?


What is under your bed?


What is the color of your hair?

Dishwater blonde

What color eyes do you have?


Do you have contacts, glasses, or lasik?


Name all the cities or towns you have lived in.

Yorkville, IL
Glendale, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Naperville, IL
Lisle, IL
DeKalb, IL
Richardson, TX
West Bend, WI

Are you political?

Not really

Name 3 things you like

Having fun/Being silly
Spending time with my family/friends
Sitting on the Beach

What is your Zodiac sign?


Do you drink?


Do you smoke?


Is religion a part of your life?


What is the highest education level you have completed?

Bachelor's degree

I am going to add a few question questions?

1. What is your favorite cuss word?


2. What do you hate?

Arrogant people

3. What occupation would you never want to have?


4. What occupation would you want to have?

Dolphin trainer/educator or rock star

5. What sound do you like?

Waves crashing into the shore, or thunderstorms with lots of rain

6. What sound do you NOT like?

Dentist drill

7. What smell do you like?

Lilacs, suntan lotion and salty sea air

8. What smells do you not like?

When roads are being tarred, tires, burnt popcorn