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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

29 Facts About Me On My 29th Birthday

I'm about to start the last year of my 20's. Part of me feels like I've hit a lot of my bucket list items and part of me feels like I'm just getting started.  I thought it would be fun to share 29 facts about me that most of you may not know!  Year 28 will be a really tough year to beat with getting married and buying a house, but here's to trying!

  1. I was born and raised in Iowa.
  2. I moved to Chicago as soon as I graduated from college at 22.
  3. I married the love of my life this past November after dating for 6 years.
  4. My husband is my best friend and I truly don't know what I'd do without him.
  5. We recently bought our first place in Geneva, IL and have loved exploring our new city.
  6. I have a brother and sister and step siblings on both sides since my parents have both remarried.
  7. My niece and nephew are my favorite people ever. I Facetime with them daily even though they aren't even old enough the carry on a conversation with me. 
  8. I have run two marathons, the Chicago Marathon and the Nashville Marathon.
  9. I love warm weather and hate the long, dark Chicago winters.
  10. I have naturally curly hair, but got a Brazilian blowout last year and it has yet to grow out and get curly again..
  11. I'm 5'4 and my husband is 6'5, it's quite the height difference.
  12. I love flowers, but have a really hard time keeping them alive.
  13. Country music is my favorite.
  14. I am an Olympic level sleeper. I can sleep for endless hours and often get at least 9 hours of sleep per night.
  15. I'm highly allergic to dogs and cats and am really awkward when I'm around them. 
  16. No tattoos and no broken bones.
  17. I would love to be a better cook, but it just seems like so much work.
  18. I love to watch documentary's and murder mysteries, but stand up comedy is my absolute favorite!
  19. Friends is my absolute favorite TV show and I've seen every episode at least 3 times. 
  20. I am a Hawkeye! I graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in Marketing.
  21. I also have my MBA from DePaul University.
  22. I love to organize.  Whenever I am overly stressed, you'll find me randomly cleaning or organizing a closet.
  23. I love all food except beans, mushrooms and olives. 
  24. My favorite food is Mexican or sushi.
  25. I have a bad habit of checking the Nordstrom new arrivals section almost daily.
  26. I love to try new beauty products, but don't like having clutter so I try to keep a curated beauty collection.
  27. I'm a homebody.  You typically won't find me out at a bar on a Saturday night, but I do enjoy spending time with friends and being social.
  28. I hate roller coasters and get motion sick really easily. I carry Dramamine around me with at all times just in case.
  29. I also am not a fan of scary movies and haunted houses.  Halloween is by far my least favorite holiday, because I'm a wimp about scary things.

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