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Joined 02-08-03, id: 340340, Profile Updated: 06-21-08
Author has written 12 stories for Life, and Love.

So. Here are the facts:

i) I am a chocolate addict. And that is not simply because I do not possess testicles. I am Dutch, and thereby was born a chocolate lover. Ah, the happy truth is revealed.

ii) I am a hopeless romantic. It's quite tragic, really. Especially when you realize that that old (para)phrase "It doesn't happen in real life the way it does in the movies and stories" is so horribly true.

iii) I love reading, writing, singing (especially in the shower..although that is preferable when I actually sound good and when I know that chances of people hearing me are slim), dancing (my friends find it amusing at the mall.. "All she wants to do is dance!!"), and having a good laugh. I have lots of energy and I enjoy being a moron with my friends.

iv) As I said, I'm Dutch. (That, by the way, is not one of my facts.) From this, many could presume that I am also tall. They would be right. My short friend (as though I only have one.. haha) calls me an Amazon. Granted, she also calls me a Viking, but that is unrelated. For those of you who are creeping away with your tails between your legs.. I am not a monster of a tall person. 5'10'' is quite reasonable. The reason I mention this is because it seems to be so much a part of my identity that it seems absurd to leave this fact out.

v) With my inexhaustible supply of energy also comes immeasurable amounts of passion. I'm afraid my life and identity is navigated by and poured into my emotions and I'm okay with that. I should add that I am not an angry tall non-monster. I'm actually quite level-headed. Once after an exam I was so infuriated with the way that I felt it had gone that I decided on my walk back to my room that I would probably want to throw something at the wall upon my return. You know, because throwing things is usually quite therapeutic and so on. So I thought, "Well, I could throw my pencil case, because it is quite light and will not damage anything and will not in the process of being thrown be damaged. ...I should probably take my watch out then, so that it isn't broken. This way, I can throw something that will hit the wall with a satisfying noise (i.e. Thwap! Thump! Bang!) and feel better and nothing will be hurt or broken." And so, immediately upon entering my room, I hurled my pencil case at the wall. I didn't even take my shoes off first. (Probably a good thing, too, or chances are those would have gone flying as well, with less-satisfying results.) And that is why I am level-headed. =D

Regardless, I am generally a very happy person. I spent most of the time that I am laughing laughing at myself. I don't read or watch sci-fi because I simply don't think I could follow it or be entertained by it. Although I did get hooked on Andromeda for a brief period last year..

vi) I am hooked on Disney. (Haha, gotcha.. thought I was going to say "Hooked on Phonics" didn't you??) I used to have a crush on Simba. No word of lie. ...Actually, come to think of it, I probably still do. Whoever said all your growing up had to be done by the time you hit twenty? (Cripes that makes me sound old. Boo.)

vii) I think I probably make up a new word or phrase every time I have a discussion with friends. Made-up words are just so darn handy. Made to order and perfectly suited to what you want to say and so on.

So, folks, to wrap this up, here is my "advice section" (since they always ask people (notice how vague that is) to give pointers or wisdom or whatever and I like to flatter myself and say that I am important and so on and force people to listen to me play Wise Woman of the Forest).

-- Don't waste time being cranky, if possible. Although, admittedly, sometimes being grouchy is easier than being cheerful. But it is a wasteful use of energy that could be put to better use. For example, doing the Macarena (no idea if that is spelt properly and I'm not going to spend precious moments checking) or making a pretty macaroni-glued-to-coloured-paper picture for your mommy (or daddy - you know.. whichever). =D

--Drink lots of water. Your body is seventy percent water, people. Think about that. And don't eat so much salt. It likes water too much.

--And remember, kids.. "Don't you put it in your mouth (Don't you put it in your mouth), Till you ask someone you love (Till you ask someone you love), If it's okay to eat (If it's okay to eat), Like a muffin or a beet! (Like a muffin or a beet!)..." And so on and so forth. You know, I only just realized how dirty that first part sounds. Good Lord. Enough of that. Don't play with needles, how's that? ..Sure sounds better than "Don't you put it in your mouth".

"And that is the weather report for this afternoon, on to Dave with the water-skiing squirrel special."

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Wait What? by acatsrain reviews
Alexis and Nicholas have been bestfriends since he stood up for her when she was eight. Now in high school things become more difficult when Lexi realizes something she won't admit... she may be falling for him. Well... or the new guy. R&R please.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 20 - Words: 74,271 - Reviews: 195 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 7/4/2016 - Published: 4/5/2008 - Complete
The Teenage Flame Dame by Reve de Neons reviews
Amelie was still yaking to her boyfriend Greg. TJ had told me secretly that he knew Greg was bisexual. I asked him how and the look he gave me and the way he acted will stay burned into my memory forever; "Hands on Experience" SLASH! Give it a chance!
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 29,659 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 1/15/2010 - Published: 11/5/2009 - Complete
In the Eye of the Tiger by Ameliebabie reviews
Leah Townsend is on the run.And in serious danger.Desperate,she finds herself in the hands of a spy who is as dangerous as they come.Has she jumped from the frying pan into the fire?R&R!Thanx PLS READ MY UPDATE ON CHAP 30 IF YOU ARE NEW TO THIS STORY.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 31 - Words: 65,895 - Reviews: 2068 - Favs: 1,129 - Follows: 276 - Updated: 12/8/2009 - Published: 3/5/2003
A Marriage Of Convenience by Spooky152 reviews
She thought arranged marriages were for princesses and girls in India. Boy, was she ever wrong. COMPLETE
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 39 - Words: 98,917 - Reviews: 1170 - Favs: 893 - Follows: 167 - Updated: 3/28/2009 - Published: 3/1/2003 - Complete
False Facades by Maeven reviews
Sam Westlane is the new kid in the famous all boys Crestan High School for the rich and the spoiled ... There's only one problem. Sam is a girl.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 30 - Words: 114,525 - Reviews: 7267 - Favs: 6,336 - Follows: 985 - Updated: 1/5/2009 - Published: 9/5/2003 - Complete
A Moment in Time by DevonMarie reviews
From the day I met her, I knew she was dying. I didn't care. I wouldn't walk away ... I couldn't walk away. I knew I wanted to stay with her until the very end. But ... could I? Or would the pain prove to be too much?
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,951 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 4/6/2008 - Published: 4/4/2008
Friendly Freaks by Our Farewell reviews
I'm just one of your average girls with an average life. Oh wait, did I forget to mention I am also the school loner? So, what happens one day when one of my tormentors locks me in a school closest and I am pulled out by an unlikely person? REDONE
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,649 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 4/5/2008 - Published: 6/29/2007
Fighting Fire with Fire by Goosey1221 reviews
Alex Edwards is a typical jock...Turner Brady, the arrogant playboy who loves to make her fume...together they are the 2 most argumentative 2 people on the campus of Monteview High...will mixing fire with fire make something good?
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 11 - Words: 26,742 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 7/23/2007 - Published: 5/13/2007
Summer's Stellar Gaze by GoddessofBlue reviews
Summer is looking for a new life now that she's living with her cousin. However, her sexuality and someone from the past can create friction in her peaceful life. Rated for language.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,125 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 7/7/2007 - Published: 7/6/2007
Only Us by ShadowGal reviews
Tristan and Bridget were abused as children, but they haven't seen each other in years. Now they're together again in high school, and hoping to bring each other some peace. (Rape, child abuse, m/m and f/f homosexuality)
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 10,537 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 3/9/2007 - Published: 3/20/2006
When You Own the Universe by Secretive reviews
He’s perceived as a spoiled rich kid that always gets what he wants. She’s seen as a cynical loner with an anger issue. But neither are truly what they seem what happens when they begin to notice this? What happens when he “buys” her for a week?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 112,384 - Reviews: 3642 - Favs: 3,455 - Follows: 399 - Updated: 3/25/2006 - Published: 10/16/2003 - Complete
The Spider's Web by Mistress of Matches reviews
Sydney, a girl with a history of family problems and an attitude to match, finds herself as the object of a dangerous boy’s obsession when she is held hostage in a virtual reality game. [ Chapter 18 up! ] R/R please!
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 18 - Words: 75,399 - Reviews: 790 - Favs: 461 - Follows: 153 - Updated: 6/22/2005 - Published: 4/4/2003
Modifications by inconsequential me reviews
I’m sixteen years old. I’m too mature for my own good. I’m an exceptional student. I don’t drink.I have very few friends. I’ve never been kissed. I am seriously lacking what most would consider a life. All of that is about to change. Well, most
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 11 - Words: 57,141 - Reviews: 653 - Favs: 249 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 5/29/2005 - Published: 6/14/2003
Never Diamonds, Nor Champagne by RoseMcCann reviews
I'm the type of girl who invariably gets ignored by everyone but the boring guys. You want to know how I feel about that? Please R+R; my first poem on FP.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 343 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 12 - Published: 2/19/2005
Suspicions by Dirty Wallpaper reviews
The day Jas Wood helps a victim of her Brother’s lethal driving skills recover, her life changes. Not only is the victim arrogant, unbearable, and defiant…but he seems to leave a trail of mystery and intrigue where ever he goes…only apparent to Jas
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Supernatural - Chapters: 9 - Words: 27,887 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 9/20/2004 - Published: 1/11/2004
Love is OverRated by Ella D reviews
Lana is the girl from a broken home, who has serious issues. Charlie is the boy who has lead the perfect life. What happens when they become friends?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 23 - Words: 28,250 - Reviews: 308 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 9/17/2004 - Published: 2/2/2003
Through it all by easily-amused reviews
Two highschool seniors from different groups manage to see through it all and find something they like in each other.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 66 - Words: 96,278 - Reviews: 1189 - Favs: 181 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 4/27/2004 - Published: 2/5/2003
Minority by angelicfire666 reviews
Ariane is a little insecure about boys, always keeping them distant. But now that she moves to England and gets thrown into school, how will she fair as a girl in one of England's best all boys' schools? Will she finally meet a boy she can't push away?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 24,269 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 11/8/2003 - Published: 8/21/2003
I Don't Know What I'm Doing Anymore by briagabrielle reviews
A popular girl used to be very best friends with a skater boy, but they grew apart over the years. Suddenly he comes barging back into her life and flips her world upside down. SIX UP! ALL NEW CHAPTERS will be placed BEFORE the song! R/R PLEASE!
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 8,642 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 10/24/2003 - Published: 11/29/2002
It's Not That Easy by Alexiana reviews
COMPLETE A hit man gets a job to save a girl. The girl doesn't want to be saved, she'd rather die and just wanted to be left alone. But what happens when she finds her life is more than merely in his hands?
Fiction: General - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 27 - Words: 33,329 - Reviews: 372 - Favs: 157 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 6/15/2003 - Published: 12/1/2001 - Complete
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I Could Never Explain reviews
A winding collection of words...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 720 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/22/2004 - Complete
The Time Wheel reviews
Another poem about the breakup...I hope they all don't make me feel like this...or I don't want to date! lol, please read and review!
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 515 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/10/2004
Hanging Up reviews
As most of you probably know from reading my other poems, I don't have much of a relationship with my dad, and don't speak to him. I wrote this one day after hanging up on him, and I felt like a horrible person for doing it.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 630 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/9/2004 - Complete
The Love That You Needed Was Never Mine reviews
Just a poem that I wrote about my first boyfriend...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 205 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/9/2004
My Box reviews
Just a look into how I'm still feeling...long after the event. Goes to show you how long emotions (namely confusion) linger.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 406 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 5/5/2004
Storm Raging reviews
you know that feeling when your world is falling apart and you know you should just let go of what it is that's causing it but that means you lose the person with it? that's how i felt when i wrote this...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 336 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 3/14/2004
Endless reviews
Just another one of my poems, please read and let me know what you think!
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 116 - Reviews: 9 - Published: 10/12/2003
what am i? reviews
yes, another one of my nonsensical, "but it makes so much sense" poems. please read! and let me know what you think of it!
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 231 - Reviews: 11 - Published: 10/4/2003
i was wrong reviews
just another nonsensical poem of mine...please read and review! let me know what you think!
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 228 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 10/4/2003
How Could I? reviews
Another exlusive insight into me! please just read and review!
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 220 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 9/19/2003
Locked reviews
Another self-explanatory title! Please just review! Tell me what you think! thanks!
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 91 - Reviews: 9 - Published: 9/19/2003
Empty reviews
Just one of my poems...the title is pretty self-explanatory
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 133 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 9/19/2003