41 random things about me

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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?

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  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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