Tuesday, February 17, 2009

~100 things~

Whew...I finally did it. The infamous "100 things" post that nearly every blogger seems to have. It was a lot harder than I thought to come up with 100 unique facts about little 'ol boring me...I really tried to include things that my long time blog readers don't know. Enjoy!

1. I'm crazy about being organized.
2. I have never broken a bone.
3. I love to bake.
4. I should have gone to school to be a pastry chef.
5. I cracked my head open & needed stitches when I was 7.
6. My Bachelors degree is in Psychology. I minored in Sociology.
7. I have had 3 knee surgeries.
8. I love going to Major League baseball games.
9. I don't like being stuck on freeway bridges because they 'shake'.
10. I absolutely love caramel.
11. I've played softball for 30 yrs, but only hit 1 outside-the-park home run.
12. My grandma was @ the game when I hit the home run. That makes it even more special.
13. This is my favorite number.
14. I do not like coffee, at all.
15. I love road trips, with the right person.
16. I'm 5'4", but wish I was at least 5'7".
17. I have read all 7 Harry Potter books & am sad that there are no more.
18. I often wish I had a bigger family.
19. I love, love, love, love NYC.
20. It's pretty much a guarantee that I'll puke if I get drunk. I don't drink anymore.
21. Sometimes I don't think I am cut out for marriage.
22. I had a lot of questions during 6th grade sex education class.
23. I am completely addicted to email & the internet.
24. I long for the day I leave for my Australian vacation.
25. I've battled weight issues for as long as I can remember.
26. I always thought I'd be more than I am.
27. There are a lot of things I miss about Michigan, but winter is not one of them.
28. I know how to be alone comfortably.
29. I worry too much about what people think of me.
30. I frequently think about my first boyfriend & wonder how he is doing.
31. I love roller coasters, the higher & faster - the better.
32. I've found that giving a 2-week notice is often more painful than just up & quitting a job.
33. I planned to nurse my son for 6 months & ended up nursing him 'til he was 17 months!!
34. I've never had a roommate.
35. I dated the same guy for 10 years, yet did not marry him.
36. I do not like my handwriting.
37. I wish I had worked as a Camp Counselor during a Summer.
38. I would wear sneakers everyday if I could.
39. It drives me absolutely NUTS when people don't use their turn signals.
40. My favorite color is royal blue.
41. I am an only child.
42. I was often confused for a boy when I was younger, I was a tomboy, what can I say?!?
43. Sometimes I think I disclose too much about me & my life, need to work on that.
44. I wish I had more close girlfriends.
45. I would re-do all of high school if I had the chance.
46. The first concert I went to was REO Speedwagon.
47. I would like to learn to snowboard.
48. I cannot stand Oprah.
49. I would do things alot differently if I could.
50. I am not very patient.
51. I regret getting the one tattoo I have, even though it's not terribly visible.
52. I was MVP of my high school softball team during my senior year.
53. I love taking pictures.
54. I miss staying up late.
55. I have contemplated going to massage school many times. I probably never will.
56. I sometimes think I'd like to train to run a marathon, but deep down, I don't think I'll ever get there.
57. I love crunchy peanut butter.
58. I am not a fan of cold weather, at all.
59. My parents 'thought' I was going to be a boy when I was born, so my mom came up with my name 'on short notice'
60. My name would have been "Frank" if I were a boy. Blech!
61. I don't understand why people set their clocks/watches fast 5-10 minutes.
62. I over-analyze just about everything.
63. I wish I would have gone on to Graduate School immediately after finishing my Bachelor's degree.
64. I have a scar on my left eye from where I took a dive into my grandma's bed frame when I was 5-6 years old.
65. I often wish I knew how to play the piano.
66. I cry a whole lot easier since having E, than I did pre-baby.
67. I am a Virgo.
68. I have little to no communication with my biological father.
69. I have the world's best (step) father.
70. I should have joined my high school swim team, but didn't want to get up early for practices during the summer. Lazy, I know.
71. I always thought/hoped I'd be more important than I am.
72. Wet locker room floors really creep me out. I would say it's a phobia.
73. My favorite job was washing dogs @ a dog grooming shop.
74. I played the clarinet in 5th & 6th grade, but quit in 7th grade when the girl I had to share my music stand with was mean to me.
75. I'm not a fan of confrontation (see #74).
76. I wish Sex & The City would last forever.
77. I love Captain Crunch cereal, but rarely eat it.
78. I love smoke-free restaurants, cities, you name it, if it's smoke-free, I love it.
79. I don't like guns, or hunting or any activities that harm animals. I don't care if it's "to control the population"
80. I'm right-handed.
81. I am constantly putting on hand lotion.
82. I love rainy nights. Days too, if I don't have to go anywhere.
83. I love making lists (obviously). If I don't, I'll forget.
84. I've lived in every time zone but the Pacific.
85. I love black olives.
86. I do not like scary movies.at.all!
87. My first car was a white Ford Tempo.
88. I get nervous speaking in public.
89. Chick Fila is my favorite fast food restaurant.
90. I sleep with socks on 3/4 of the year.
91. Misspelled signs, menus or any other misspellings, drive me crazy.
92. I hold grudges or stay angry for a while, however you want to word it.
93. I am a skeptic.
94. I get bored easily.
95. I just started keeping a diary/journal.
96. In 2006, in NYC I met & had my picture taken with the delicious Mark Ruffalo.
97. I love & miss Chicago.
98. I curse too much.
99. I love tanning beds, but haven't used one for quite a few years.
100. I could spend countless hours @ Barnes & Noble or Borders.


Chele76 said...

great list you shared with us. You're inspiring me to come up with my own :)

remember moments said...

do it Michele!!

Were there things on my list that were new to you? I really tried to come up with new things for my long-time blog readers.

Stacy said...

Whew! That is one heck of a list. I haven't gotten around to mine...not sure if or when I will. :)

themanhattantransfer said...

I'm 5'7 and wish I was 5'4 :) I think shorter girls always look so petite and feminine.

Grass is always greener!

Anonymous said...

Hey thanks for stopping by my blog and for the advice :) Great list... aren't those exhausting??

Heather Nicole said...

Hey, it's me! I am reading your blog!! Love your list, geez, I don't know if I can think of 100 things about myself!

~**Dawn**~ said...

I am always so impressed by anyone who can do these lists. I've never been able finish one successfully.

16. I don't know why but I always pictured you taller!

22. I would love to be a fly on the wall to see what kinds of questions a sixth-grader would come up with in that class! LOL

23. I could say "me too" to several items already listed but this one especially!

44. Wish we lived closer!

There are 20 items on your list that we have in common (care to venture a guess? LOL) and you definitely had some new information there!