5 Random Facts About Me

I was inspired by my blogging friend My Perfect Breakdown to do a random facts about me post. Here are 5 things about me that have nothing to do with my progeny or my parenting.

1. I grew up always owning horses, was obsessed with horses, used to show horses, but haven’t been on a horse since I was probably 19 years old (so, 12 years ago). I have absolutely no reason for giving it up besides just not getting a new horse when my last horse died. This memory inspired me to look through old pictures and share some here.

2. I used to breed tropical fish for spending-money in high school. I had over 10 aquariums set up in my house. My mom was so tolerant!!

3. I’m a whiney sick person. I’m not proud of it, and spent a lot of years denying it, but I hate being sick and I make sure the world knows.

4. I was raised mostly by my mom. My parents separated when I was 3, but they remained friends and my dad visited almost every weekend and every holiday. I’m still more of a daddy’s girl than a mama’s girl, maybe because my mom had to do most of the discipline and my dad just had to show up for the fun things.

5. My favourite animal is not the cat, despite being a self-declared cat person and always having at least one cat in my care. My favourites are a tie between the blue whale and the common loon. It’s on my bucket list to see a blue whale, and part of why I love them so much is that I know it’s actually very unlikely I’ll ever be fortunate enough to see one.

Whale and loon photos from Pixabay.com

Want to share some random facts about you?

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5 thoughts on “5 Random Facts About Me

  1. Beautiful photos of the horses. They’re such beautiful creatures. I’m a whiney sick person too… mainly because I don’t like not sounding right when I sing lol.

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  2. I love this!! Just as you said, we don’t tend to write about ourselves once we are parents (sort of like we don’t tend to think about ourselves either).
    I moved to a farm as a teenager. I was promised a horse, every little kids dream come true. Turns out the second I walked into a barn and/or went near a horse I couldn’t breath. I’m completely allergic to horses. So, no horse for me. 😦 I love that you grew up with horses, part of me is still envious. 🙂

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