Monday, April 11, 2011


I started this on Twitter, but it got annoying and I kept forgetting which number I was on so I quit.  (Yea, typical oif me, quit when it gets hard or annoying.)

So here goes, 100 useless pieces of information about me;

  1.  I collect Eiffel Towers. Never been there, and have no plans to go any time soon, I just love the way the tower looks.  Some of my favorites include a cookie cutter, earrings, sink stopper, wine topper, and a sewing box.  I plan on getting an Eiffel tower tattoo one day when I decide on a location and design. 
  2. I have a 3rd nipple.  No one ever believes me when I tell them as it doesn't look like a traditional nipple, but it was confirmed by a doctor. 
  3.  I am terrified of Jello. I can't be in the same room with it or even watch people eat it.  My fear stems from a dream I had as a kid where I drowned in it.  I am also afraid of drowning due to this as well.
  4. I love candles that smell like food, and hate ones that smell like flowers.
  5.  I have a terrible sense of direction. I get lost just about every day.
  6. I have lived in 6 states:  NH, MA, OH, SC, OR, and WA! Wait...7? Did I live in MD too? Can't remember.
  7.  I only knew my husband a month before we got engaged.
  8. I put mascara on with my mouth closed. 
  9. I cry every time I watch the movie Julie&Julia and I have no idea why.
  10. It annoys me when people leave time on the microwave. If you take it out early, hit Clear!!
  11. I freak out when people leave cabinet doors or drawers open.  My family loves to tease me about it and they think it is a big joke, but it really really bugs me.
  12. When I was a kid I fell ice skating and split open my chin.  I haven't ice skated since.
  13. My parents divorced when I was around 5.  I only have one memory of them together. 
  14. My first car was a 1996 Dodge Neon and I loved it.  I was obsessed with Neon's as soon as they came out and just had to have one.  It was their awesome advertising that did it. 
  15. My freshman year of college I went to Tiffin University in Tiffin, Ohio on a Vocal Jazz scholarship.  I dropped out of school after a year and haven't sung on stage since.
  16. I hate the way toothpaste tastes. 
  17. As a kid I collected pencils.  I kept them in a Tupperware bin in my closet and refused to sharpen any of them.  I have no clue what happened to that collection. 
  18. I have never seen a Star Wars movie from beginning to end.  I have seen bits and pieces of them, but never the whole thing.  I always fall asleep.  (Same goes for The Lord of the Rings)
  19. I signed up to audition for a musical in high school, but never showed up.  I have always regretted that.
  20. I lie about my age.  I do this for many reasons but mostly because I am terrified of growing old and the inevitability of death.  It hurts my feelings when people announce my real age.
  21. I chose to go to Tiffin University not because of the scholarship but because no one else from my high school was going there.  That's how much I disliked the people I went to school with.
  22. I have 8 piercings and 3 tattoos.  I am done getting things pierced but would like 2 more tattoos in the near future. 
  23. I love bacon.  Love love love bacon.  My favorite is thick cut peppered bacon.  I also love to eat bacon between two slices of wheat toast with crunchy peanut butter.  Yes, peanut butter and bacon sandwiches.  Try it, you will like it, I promise.  If not, I will finish it for you.  So go make one.  Now.  Please. 
  24. I cannot burp.  Just physically can't do it.  I make a funny gurgling noise instead.  I can, however, fart like a champ.  No joke, I could win a farting contest.
  25. I wanted to grow up to be 6 feet tall.  I am glad I didn't but would like to be little taller than my current 5'5
  26. I smoked for over 10 years and only quit because I didn't want anyone I worked with to know I was a smoker. 
  27. I enjoy playing golf in theory but not in practice.  I am terrible at it and I get frustrated quickly and end up storming off half way through a game.  However, I am always willing to go play and own my own clubs.
  28. I attended church just about every Sunday for 15 years, and yet I haven't been to church in over 5 years. 
  29. I spent almost a month in a mental hospital when I was a teenager.
  30. I was a Girl Scout for 12 years.  When I was in 4th grade all of the girls in my troop quit and made their own troop because they didn't like my mother (she was our troop leader).  I have never forgiven those girls, and still remember each of their names.  I went without a troop for the next 8 years, earning every merit badge and completing my Silver Award before quitting.  (Silver is the 2nd highest award you can earn.  I quit halfway into my project for my Gold Award.)
  31. I quit gymnastics when I was in 8th grade because the cheerleaders at my Jr High started a rumor I had an eating disorder.  I ate constantly but was stick thin due to the amount of physical activity I was doing every day at practice.  The rumors got so bad that I was pulled into the office to talk to someone about it.
  32. Not only was my mom my Girl Scout troop leader and my brothers Cub Scout/Boy Scout troop leader, she was also our Bowling coach for several years. 
  33. I love the smell of old books.
  34. I got alcohol poisoning off of Goldschlager when I was 19 and haven't been able to tolerate the smell or taste of artificial cinnamon since.  I love real cinnamon though.  Especially in coffee or chocolate.
  35. I love Disney movies and can recite word for word just about every one made before 1999.  My top 5 in no particular order would be:  The Little Mermaid, Alice in Wonderland, Beauty and the Beast, Toy Story, and Monsters Inc.
  36. Red wine gives me a headache.
  37. I hate having my face wet.  I save washing my face for last when I shower so I can quickly dry it off.
  38. My first concert was Amy Grant.  My second was Savage Garden.
  39. I love ketsup.  But only Heinz.  I won't eat generic brand.  (Okay, that's not true, I will eat it, but I will bitch about it while I do it.)
  40. I judge my life based on characters in Romantic Comedies.  One day I will figure out that my life isn't a movie.
  41. My knockers used to be my favorite thing about my body.  Now they are my least favorite. 
  42. I hate the smell of tomato juice and tomato soup.  It sets off my gag reflex.  However, I love tomatoes, ketsup, spaghetti sauce, and Bloody Mary's.
  43. I love grocery shopping.  I love making grocery lists.  I love clipping coupons.  I love putting groceries away.  If I could make grocery shopping a career, I would.
  44. Until I was in 5th grade I thought that we got the Monday off of school for Memorial Day because of my birthday.  (May 27th)
  45. I hate driving.  I am terrible at it and it terrifies me.  However, I love my commute every day.  Being stuck in traffic for upwards of 45 minutes gives me time to myself to sit with my thoughts and unwind.
  46. I dream about writing a novel one day.  I don't know what I will write about.  But I know that one day inspiration will hit me.
  47. I have never had to have surgery, but I have a list of several surgeries I would like to have.  (Mostly plastic.)
  48. I have a semi-rare blood type so I donate blood as often as I can. 
  49. I am completely enamored with my wedding ring.  Sometimes I just sit and stare at it.  If I had to do it all over again, I would choose the same exact ring.
  50. I check my phone about 100 times a day to see if I missed any messages.  I feel lost if I don't have my phone on me.
  51. I don't like the way regular soda tastes.  I switched to diet soda so long ago, that regular is just too sweet for me.
  52. My favorite condiments on a burger would either be mushrooms and Swiss cheese, or bacon and guacamole. 
  53. I never cried at weddings until I got married.  I didn't think I would cry at my own wedding, but I sobbed through the whole thing. Now I cry when I see a wedding on TV.
  54.  When I was a kid my mom forced me to wear slippers in the house and I hated it.  I now wear pink fuzzy slippers all the time.  I love them and my feet miss them when we are apart.
  55. I have to remind myself daily to not try so hard for people to like me.  I always forget that I don't like most people I know, and yet I am always trying to impress them.
  56. I see the number combination 527 all the time and I think it is lucky when I see a clock turn 5:27.
  57. I have a matching tattoo with someone I am no longer friends with.  I hate it but I will never have it removed.  I use it now as a reminder as to how fickle friendships really are. 
  58. I want to own ducks and chickens as pets.
  59. I don't like any sports and do not own a single sports jersey.  I do love going to baseball games though. 
  60. I am a messy eater.  I get food on my shirt every day.  Sometimes I find food in my cleavage without even knowing how it got there.
  61. I have never been arrested, but I have a feeling that I will be one day.  Not sure for what yet, I am still deciding.
  62. I have never been in a limo. 
  63. I miss dark meat chicken nuggets from McDonald's. 
  64. The first boy I kissed was my neighbor and it was on accident.  We were in 5rd grade and boyfriend/girlfriend.  He went to kiss me on the cheek, I turned my head, and whoops!  It shocked us both so much that he ran and hid for the rest of the day. 
  65. If I ever told my mom who I lost my virginity to she would kill me.  That is, if the story of me losing my virginity didn't kill her first!
  66. My favorite flower is lilac.
  67. I had a pet mouse named Winter in elementary school.  I wanted her to be in the Guinness Book of World Records for oldest living mouse. 
  68. I never thought I had a biological clock or that it would ever start ticking.  But I do, and it has.  And that makes my husband uncomfortable.
  69. I consider myself the "black sheep" of my family.  I am confident that most of my relatives don't like me. 
  70. I am terrible about getting haircuts.  I always say I need to get one, but rarely ever do.  Like twice a year, at the most.
  71. When I was a junior in high school I wore a junior size 9.  At my current age (of 27!!) I wear a junior size 7 (Adult size 6).  Far cry from the size 18 I should have been wearing 3 years ago.
  72. I fell in love with my husband on our first date.  He took me to the aquarium.
  73. I keep a $1 bill in my glove box for emergencies.  (The emergency being my need for an ice cream cone from McDonald's at random times.)
  74. I hate leaving the house without earrings in.  I will leave the house in pajamas with no make up on, and I will put earrings in before I go.
  75. I spell the same words wrong constantly.  (Awnser, thier, convienance, sopose,  begining)
  76. I remember the day I achieved Lifetime the same way a person in AA remembers how many days sober they have. (July 19th, 2010)
  77. In the last 14 months, I have lost 4 people in  my life.  Up until 14 months ago, I had only lost 3.
  78. When I first wake up in the morning, the first thing I do is check to see if I can still feel my hip bones.  Seriously.  I do it without even thinking about it. 
  79. I have a lot of freckles.  Dark random ones.  I haven't counted them all in a while, but for reference on my left arm I have 53 and my right I have 33.
  80. One of my favorite women in history is Josephine Bonaparte.  She was an amazing woman.  For a year, I read nothing but books about her. 
  81. I tell people that I can't swim, even though I can.  I lie because I am terrified of water/drowning and it is easier than explaining how many ways a human can die in water.
  82. I love Mexican food, and I love it spicy. Mexican/spicy food does not love me. I eat it anyways.
  83. I spend roughly 10 hours a week in my car.
  84. I hate eggplant. I have tried it a bunch of times and have yet to find any form of eggplant that I like.
  85. I served in the Army for 6 months. I broke both my legs in Basic Training and was discharged after they didn't heal properly. I was told I wouldn't be able to run again after that injury, which is why I was against doing any activity for a long time. I have not had one single pain from my Army injury since I started running. (Knock on wood)
  86. I can read German pretty well, and can speak it really slowly. People at my work think I am better at German than I really am. I am just a pro at Google Translate. (I work for a German company where we have to deal with correspondence written in German pretty often.)
  87. I find pirates very sexy.
  88. I love shoes. Especially heels. The higher, and tackier the better. My current shoe collection includes glitter, buckles, rhinestones, bows, and hot pink.
  89. I suffer from insomnia. I have one of the odd forms of it though. Once I am asleep, I can stay asleep for days. It is getting to sleep that is the problem. I am usually up until 2 AM on most days.
  90. I never check my voicemail.  In fact, my voicemail message states that leaving a message is pointless as I don't check it.  (At least I think it does, I really have no idea.)
  91. I never had a nickname as a kid.  My mom calls me "Munch" which is short for Munchkin, but she is the only one that does it.  My online screen name of "Rizzle" was invented by my roommate and no one in the real world calls me that or even knows that I use it.
  92. There are days where I am mentally unable to get out of bed.  I used to have weeks where I couldn't get out of bed, so having it down to just a day is an accomplishment.
  93. I love to cook.  Just being in my kitchen relaxes me.  When I am sad or stressed I will open up my favorite cook book and make whatever I have the ingredients for. 
  94. I went 7 years without speaking to my mom, and 7 years without speaking to my father.  I have mended both of those relationships, but it wasn't easy. 
  95. I am insanely jealous of my brothers relationship with my father and always have been.  I know my father loves me, I just wish we had more in common like he does with my brother. 
  96. I think my husband it is a total nerd.  He loves video games, RC cars, and other nerd-like activities.  He is also one of the smartest and funniest people I know.  He can fix just about anything, and makes me laugh every day.
  97. I hate camping.  I used to do it a lot as a kid, but now I refuse.  
  98. For a long time I equated love with sex.  I was a total hoebag, but only because I was desperate for someone to like me.  Looking back, it would have been easier for them to like me if I actually had liked myself.
  100. I have 3 dogs that annoy the hell out of me but I love them dearly.  Oskar Meier is the oldest at almost 10, Riley Scott is 5, and Twiggy Marley is 4.  They all have middle names and nationalities.  Oskar is German, Riley is Irish, and Twiggy is Russian. 


100.  Until I started my journey with Weight Watchers I thought I hated bananas.  Turns out, I love them and eat one every day now!

I am impressed that you stuck with me and read through all of that!  I hope you enjoyed it!  Did you learn anything?  Want more detail?  Feel free to comment and I will clarify for you!

As soon as I can, I will get a post up about my latest race, and a status on how my Lifetime is going as with KT's WLJ.  School is keeping me super busy so blog writing has been moved to the back burner for now!  (It took me almost 2 weeks to write this post!)


1 comment:

  1. It was really neat to get a glimpse into your life. I did one of these on my blog once. I don't know if I ever finished it. haha I've had that blog for over 10 years, but rarely use it anymore - don't have it in me to shut it down.