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Everyone needs an “About Me”

Everyone needs an “About Me” section in their life. Celebrities and presidents have biographies and so often the “average” person hardly knows themselves. I don’t need a biography, but it can be fun to write about yourself. Sometimes writing about yourself for others to see help you understand more about yourself. PLUS, it’s so fun to write down all the things you love about yourself/facts about yourself. Here are some fun one about me.

  1. I’m only about 5 feet and I’ve always been smaller, but I secretly love it. I hated it when I was younger.
  2. I am DEATHLY afraid of snakes. It is hard for me to even write the word. I can’t even look at them on TV. And if I see them in real life, I will end up in the hospital with a heart attack. I had horrible nightmares as a kid.
  3. I CRAVE to be alone because I never am.
  4. I love love. Hopeless romantic, make me feel special, spark my soul, The Notebook kind of love. It’s a feeling. The person comes second.
  5. I am stubborn, competitive, jealous, empathetic, obsessive and sensitive and I hate all that about myself.
  6. Once my heart gets broken, it never goes back. Scarred forever.
  7. I’ve been a special education teacher for 12 years. I have a Masters in Special Education and a Bachelors in Elementary Education and Psychology, but I want to go back to school for Nursing.
  8. I LOVE crime and forensics. It would be so cool to be in the FBI.
  9. I became a runner after college. I have run over 100 5K’s and 13 half marathons. Maybe a marathon is in my future someday, but I’m too competitive with myself.
  10. I was a cheerleader in high school and college and we were on ESPN for Nationals. I was a flyer and a spaz.
  11. I have MAJOR confidence issues with appearance. Somedays I think I look pretty, but most days I struggle trying to love what I look like.
  12. I feel SO many feelings all day long and it’s exhausting.
  13. I love love helping people. I think sometimes it’s because I want to bury all my other feelings deep down and not have to face them myself. I want to face others problems, not my own.
  14. I don’t believe in coincidences. I believe in fate.
  15. I don’t believe in meeting random people. We all cross each others path for a reason. Sometimes we won’t ever know the reason, but sometimes we will.
  16. My youngest cousin is one of my soulmates. Soulmates don’t have to mean intimate relationships.
  17. I teach Zumba and HIIT and I love it. I’ve been teaching fitness for 9 years.
  18. I literally eat gluten free oatmeal with pumpkin seeds and blueberries or maple syrup every single morning.
  19. I’ve been intermittent fasting for 4 years.
  20. I nursed my youngest until he was 4. Controversial, I know.
  21. I just want to truly love myself.
  22. I have a passing out disorder called vasovagalsyncopee and was diagnosed at age 5. I was on steroids, saw a neurologist and cardiologist for years. I thought I would out grow it and I am 36 and still pass out at random times, although it’s rare.
  23. Working out has SAVED my life. I am medication free, but used to be on every anxiety med in the book. I am all for meds, but running is my preference of meds.
  24. I worked in a group home for years and I still talk to all my boys. They helped me through a rough time. They also taught me about my heart.
  25. I volunteered in an orphanage in Guatemala and fell IN LOVE. Changed my perspective on everything.
  26. I studied abroad in Paris (at the end of college) and thought I was going to get engaged. Instead, I was cheated on.
  27. I am an awful test taker.
  28. I love summer, the beach, family vacations, the sun and the pool.
  29. I have 2 kids; Juliana is me and Hudson is his dad. It’s kinda creepy.
  30. I used to ice skate, cheerlead, and do gymnastics when I was younger. I am actually an okay figure skater today.
  31. I can turn my whole arm around #double-jointed.
  32. I want to move to North Carolina or somewhere that isn’t in Connecticut. I also love York Beach, Maine and Cape Cod.
  33. I teach English as a second language to kids in China through an online platform called VIPKid.
  34. It’s really hard to be a mom to young kiddos and an elementary special education teacher. In a pandemic.
  35. I love reading fiction books to take me away from real life. I can’t get into self-help books.
  36. I used to love iced coffee, but now I hate it.
  37. I can’t have caffeine EVER.
  38. I used to have tachycardia and now I pretty much have bradycardia haha.
  39. I am HORRIBLE at math. I probably should have been in special education when I was younger.
  40. I was SO close with all my grandparents. I lost all of them. My last grandmother passed from COVID on nov. 4 and I got to say goodbye.
  41. I run about 30 miles a week for ME.
  42. I pray a lot, but I don’t talk about it.
  43. I am a Daddy’s girl.
  44. I was a tom boy when I was a kid. I played hockey and all sports. I only wanted to play with boys.
  45. I am obsessed with Target and all things Target.
  46. I DESPISE ketchup, mashed potatoes, and milk.
  47. I have a high tolerance for pain.
  48. I LOVE all things labor, birth, and breastfeeding.
  49. I always feel like a burden to people and I hate asking for help.
  50. I say sorry way too much.
  51. I love dark chocolate and peanut butter.
  52. Christmas is my favorite holiday. I love the snow, giving presents, shopping for Christmas trees, all Christmas candles, decorating, meeting Santa, etc.
  53. I don’t wear a ton of makeup because I hate putting it on.
  54. It’s really hard for me to get close to people lately. I think I have transformed from an extrovert to a complete introvert.
  55. I love tattoos.
  56. I complain about not being alone, but I think I have separation anxiety from my kids.
  57. I love red wine. I can’t drink carbonated drinks; soda and seltzer make me bloat.
  58. I am learning about boundaries. These aren’t crossing boundaries, I want people to know these things about me. Believe me, there are things no one will ever know except for me.
  59. I love writing. Writing helps me cope.
  60. I HATE socks. They gross me out and I hate the word.
  61. I have few friends, but those in my tribe are my forever soulmates.
  62. My favorite place on earth is the beach. I want to move to the beach.
  63. My first dog Koko was amazing. She passed on 7/7/2021. My son asked if we could visit and asks when she will come back.
  64. I love butterflies.
  65. I suck at sleeping because my mind doesn’t rest.
  66. I talk to my grandparents all the time and I know they see me.
  67. I have a star named after me. I also see a ton of shooting stars whenever I look at the sky.

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