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10 Things You Might Not Know About Me

June 9, 2017

Dress | Shoes | Sunnies | Handbag | Earrings

Hey There! I hope y’all are having a wonderful week! Today I thought I would share 10 things about myself that you might now know. I don’t always reveal too much about myself in posts, so I thought it would be a great opportunity to tell you a little  bit about me:

  1. I’m a certified Personal Trainer. I don’t personal train anymore, but I got my Bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion and Behavior with the idea that I would do Corporate Fitness for my career. I started personal training and teaching spin classes while I was in college and did my internship in Boston training employees of a huge lawfirm. I randomly became a teacher. When I decided to get out of the fitness industry and look for jobs, I found a job listing for a high school Health teacher, applied and got the job. I’m now going on my 11th year of teaching! I am also a certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor and got my Master’s degree in Education with a focus on counseling.
  2.  Speaking of teaching, I just completed my first year as an ONLINE High School Health teacher. I took this job last summer so that I could stay home with my son and it has been quite interesting!
  3.  I met my husband on Match.com. Yup, when I moved up to Boston, I joined Match.com with a free weekend trial and found him. I fell in love with him on our first date and the rest is history!
  4.  I got into blogging after working with Bloggers. As you know I make clutches and sell them in my Etsy shop.  I started sending my bags to a few fashion bloggers to get the word out about my bags, and then decided I wanted to be a blogger too!
  5. . I am a marshmallow Peep fanatic. I get Peeps for almost every holiday (people are always buying them for me) and I collect Peep memorabilia
  6.  Ok, don’t laugh at this one…I used to be a Fitness and Bikini competitor. I competed for about 3 years and my first fitness routine was a break dancing theme. I literally came out on stage in an Adidas track suit with a clock around my neck and then ripped it off had on some 80’s fitness apparel underneath. My students used to Google me all the time and ask me if I was a bodybuilder, LOL.
  7. I had a c-section with my son because he was breech (butt first) and I couldn’t get him to turn. I actually came out butt first, so did my mom and so did my grandmother!
  8.  I have a boating license. I got my license over 10 years ago and then bought a house on a lake and boat on my own. I then met my husband about a month later…what a lucky guy 😉
  9.  I swallowed my house key when I was in second grade. We are talking a full-on Schlage deadbolt key. Don’t ask me why I had it in my mouth in the first place, but lets just say that it made its way out safely, LOL.
  10. I still wear my retainer. I wore braces for two years and had them taken off in the 9th grade. I still wear my retainer to bed every night. My husband love it, haha.

Anyways, I hope you enjoyed getting to know me a little bit better. I would love to hear something about you that you might want to share. Feel free to share something in the comments below!

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21 Comments

  • Reply Tif June 9, 2017 at 8:53 pm

    Such interesting facts!!! Can’t believe you’ve been teacher 11 years! You’re too young for that. And omg the key😱Lol

  • Reply SABRINA TAN June 9, 2017 at 9:47 pm

    love this fun dress!! so summery!

    Sabrina | Gypsy Tan

  • Reply delhi85 June 10, 2017 at 2:37 am

    Haha, loved it! Keep posting such content 💖 👍🏼 Love to read and know more about you😊😊

  • Reply Zoë With Love June 10, 2017 at 4:44 am

    That is so amazing how you met your husband, meant to be for sure!

  • Reply elise June 10, 2017 at 2:33 pm

    love the ten things concept! such a fun blog post. I’m also super into the striped dress – too cute!!

  • Reply Olivia June 10, 2017 at 8:42 pm

    I love this! I’m honestly so impressed that you still wear your retainer! Lol I have no idea where mine is and my orthodontist is my neighbor! He asks me about it every time I’m home 😂

  • Reply Carolyna Bauer June 10, 2017 at 9:26 pm

    This is so cool. Love yuor colourful dress. Didnt know you had a boating license… that is very unique!

  • Reply Hillary June 12, 2017 at 6:09 am

    You look fantastic!! I love all of the colors! I tried the Match thing and it didn’t work for me. But so cool that you met your Hubby on it!

    ~Hillary
    http://www.styleinasmalltown.com

  • Reply Lauren June 12, 2017 at 4:01 pm

    Such great fun facts! I love your fun summery outfit.

    Xo, Lauren from http://www.aloprofile.com

  • Reply Nita Mann June 12, 2017 at 5:04 pm

    This is such a cute post!! I loved getting to know you and hearing your match.com success story! 🙂

  • Reply Kasi June 12, 2017 at 11:43 pm

    I love the colors in this dress and your background! So pretty!

    Kasi |http://thestyleperk.com/?p=3487

  • Reply Abril Ponce June 13, 2017 at 2:13 am

    I wear my retainer too!! hahaha I’m sure my husband loves it as well
    x,abril
    The Color Palette

  • Reply amy June 13, 2017 at 1:13 pm

    Wow! What a cute dress! I love the color. And those are such fun facts about yourself! I love how you met your husband. I tried to talk my son into joining one of those dating websites, he did for about a week but didn’t like it, then quit. I think he gave up too soon.

  • Reply Kasey June 13, 2017 at 2:35 pm

    It’s so fun learning about you! Love your bright colors!

  • Reply Lanae Bond June 13, 2017 at 7:31 pm

    I think it is great you are a teacher!

  • Reply Ruth June 13, 2017 at 9:16 pm

    I love reading facts about bloggers. It’s fun to hear about their life and other things they do besides blogging. I absolutely adore your dress and think you’re adorable!

    http://www.mylittlenest.org

  • Reply Becky Goerend June 15, 2017 at 1:07 am

    What fun details! Teaching online sounds like a fun gig!

  • Reply Kallie June 16, 2017 at 10:12 pm

    Loved learning these things about you and this striped dress is so cute!

  • Reply lydia June 17, 2017 at 3:59 pm

    Omg tis post is so cute, loved learning a little more about you! I love your dress + bag, too!

  • Reply jess jannenga June 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm

    What a darling dress, so easy to wear. I love the look of linen and all of the colors here!
    Thanks for linking!
    jess xx
    http://www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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