1. I was born on January 1st (yay! it’s my birthday)
2. I was born in the morning so my middle name is for a girl who was born in the morning
3. I have been married for 12 years
4. I have a daughter and a son
5. I was in the US army reserves for 8 years
6. I love running
7. I made 2nd in Bowling Green Road Runners Masters 2012 Grand Prix
8. I am fluent in 3 languages, I somewhat know 2 other languages
9. I have been to three different continents and 6 six different countries
10. I have met, shaken hands and had a sit down lunch with a President Moi
11. I have lived in three different countries.
12. I hate milkshakes (eeew) but love smoothies
13. I cook dinner on most nights
14. I was a combat medic in the army so I was a licensed EMT for some time but NEVER entered an ambulance
15. I lived in Cape Town, South Africa for almost one year
16. I am a Pastor’s kid
17. I am the first-born and have two brothers and one sister
18. I have never smoked a cigarette
19. I have only voted in one election
20. I believe Christ died and rose again
21. I have spent a week in a refugee camp (Kakuma Refugee camp)
22. I have been to a few short-term missions, changed my life forever
23. I graduated from college 19 years ago
24. I was a Business major and a music minor and piano was my instrument
25. I took music as a minor for easy A’s
26. I hated running when I was in the military and loved doing sit ups
27. I now hate sit ups or rather, it’s hard to do sit ups after you have kids
28. I have come to realize that soda is not my beverage of choice but I will drink a coke zero once in a while
29. I love tea and coffee
30. I’ve eaten a fish’ eye
31. I know how to drive a stick-shift
32. I have had Malaria more than 5 times and it’s nothing compared to typhoid
33. I got a small pox shot when I was in elementary school, I still remember the day the whole school lined up to get the shot
34.I have had a blog since 2005
35. I have an accent
36. I learned English in elementary school
37. I went to a British boarding school in Kenya and our headmaster was not Kenyan
38. The only debt I have ever had in my life is our mortgage
39. I have a sweet tooth, which is not good for me
40. I think Twitter is way better than Facebook
41. I have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ

4 thoughts on “41 random things about me

  1. I am the same way about soda. Every once in a blue moon I crave a Coke, but being diabetic must settle for Coke Zero (which is closer in taste to “real” coke). what are your three languages of fluency?


  2. Happy Birthday and Happy New Year! Please keep it the posts coming… you kinda inspired me to start blogging even though I don’t make it public!
    Hope your year is filled with love, happiness, health and all that the good Lord has instore for you!!
    Barikiwa mpaka ushangae:-)


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