Monday, December 3, 2012

20 Random Facts About Me

Here is item #1 on the list of 30 Things My Children Should Know About Me.

1. I am an extreme perfectionist. Nothing I do is ever right to my standards.
2. I love to cook. I will keep attempting a recipe until I perfect it. Most of the time that means changing it until I make it my own.
3. I was on the tennis team my freshman and sophomore years. I was scorekeeper for the wrestling team my senior year.
4. I was named Teenager of the Year by the local Kiwanis club when I was a senior.
5. I took the SAT test once. I scored high enough that time to get into any college I wanted.
6. I used to think the city of Buffalo was in Texas. I was shocked when I learned it was in New York. {I was 6 at the time}
7. I can't snap. Or whistle.
8. I can't draw a straight line even with a ruler.
9. I took 4 years of Spanish in high school. And 1 year in college. I could probably speak it if I had to.
10. I am the grammar/spelling police. I hate when people use there/their/they're or your/you're incorrectly.
11. I am overly selective of my friends. I have very high standards.
12. I have a problem when it comes to organization. Everything must be organized. Now, refer to #1 and realize nothing is perfect enough for me. It's a vicious cycle.
13. I am over-analytical of everything. And I mean EVERYTHING. Most times I can't make a decision because I am too busy analyzing it.
14. I am a diverse music listener. Pretty much, I'll listen to anything. Except classical and that screaming metal stuff.
15. I once thought I'd live in my hometown forever.
16. I have ADHD. It doesn't work in my favor.
17. I love to read and write. I have been a reader and a writer since I was really little.
18. I am very sensitive. I am very emotional.
19. I have a big heart. Some mistake this for being naive. I'm not.
20. I never saw myself with seven kids. Now, I couldn't live without any of you.


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