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So there's this trend going around instagram at this moment.
This whole, post a picture of yourself in any shape or form and list 5 either completely boring or completely random things about yourself that people may or may not have known.
I kinda love it.
I've learned a lotttt about people that probably would have never come up in a conversation. 
The social media is such a strange thing.
People tend to do and say things that you never would have thought all the time.
Again, I kinda love it.
Anyhow, it got me thinking.
Why not do the same on this here blog?
I have a lot of readers that I don't know, at all.
So hey, why not get to know some odd facts about me :)
I chose to think of 25, and a few pictures that really represent who I am...
Andddd action!

1) I was born in Colorado and lived there until second grade. I cried for days and days when we got to California. 
2) I reallllyyy enunciate my "T"s. I get made fun of for it all the time. 
3) When I was in 5th grade I ran for president. I got up on stage dressed like a thug. I rapped my speech, had 2 back up dancers, and a little tape recorder playing a beat. I won.
4) When I was in 7th grade I sat in a bowl full of hot bacon grease. I got 3rd degree burns. It hurt, a lot. I went to the emergency room in a towel. My best friend helped dress the wounds. My parents called me bacon  butt.
5) I have a strange obsession with socks. You can never have too many.
6) I cannot take a compliment to save my life. I get so awkward and weird. It was the worst when Hunter would compliment me and I could not seem to just say thank you. Working on it, I promise.
7) I have always had a passion for cooking and baking. One Christmas, every one of my friends got me something cooking or baking related.
8) I have sprained my ankles six times, but have never broken a bone. Knocking on wood as I type.
9) I HAVE to make a wish at 11:11 everyday. I'll stare at the clock for minutes just waiting to make my wish. For the past 5 years I have made the same 3 wishes. 2 have come true so far, one to go :)
10) I have a ridiculous obsession with shopping. I go a few times a week (I work in a mall) but it really isn't a problem because I NEVER buy anything full price. I'm a bargain hunter for sure.
11) I absolutely LOVE crying. Weird? Maybe. I cry when I'm happy, sad, anxious, stressed, excited, angry, you name it. I visited Hunter while he was in college in November of 2011. At one point we were walking through a park and I started crying... I blamed it on the cold at first but decided to just tell him how happy I felt in that moment and I just couldn't control it. He smiled and wiped my happy tears :)
12) I was a cheerleader in high school. I made varsity as a freshman and was captain my junior and senior year. My dad was sad when I switched from soccer to cheerleading haha.
13) I have been to Europe twice and would seriously LOVE to go back. There's something really special about experiencing different cultures.
14) I have hiked to the base camp of the Matterhorn. Not the one at Disneyland, the one in Switzerland :)
15) I am the second child in a family of five.
16) I am a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I was baptized June 14, 2012 and never looked back :)
17) When I was a sophomore I wanted 10 kids. If my body will let me, I still do.
18) I pass out if you just talk about anything medical related. Its ridiculous. After getting surgery they knew me as "the fainter"
19) I was diagnosed with IBS in November of last year. Anxiety sucks, for lack of a better word.
20) I met Hunter the summer of 2008. The summer of 2009 I was sure I would marry him. We didn't tell each other we loved one another until January 22, 2011. We do things our own sort of way I guess.
21) Since Hunter left on his mission a little over a year ago, I haven't had any desire to date anyone else. Like at all.
22) I have 58 pairs of shoes. I just counted. Yikes. (This is counting boots, heels, sandals, the whole sha bang)
23) I had my first peer pressured kiss (peck) in 6th grade. I went home and cried. I broke up with the guy the next day.
24) I never attended a single high school (drinking) party and am proud of it.
25) I failed my drivers test the first time I took it. I was so mad that I went up in my room and pretended to be sleeping for a few hours. Luckily I passed the second time.

I have an abnormal amount of hair.

I'm a messy eater. I spill. Almost every time I eat. 

I laugh a whole lot. And loud haha.

An accurate description of our high school life. He played football, I cheered him on. We loved it :)
This is the night he told me he loved me. Why? I'm not sure... hahaha
Another pretty accurate display of our relationship. Hahaha he never fails to entertain. 

I work at Jamba Juice, and Jordan does as well! Ohh my friend in me :)

I had a ridiculous amount of school spirit. So much that I tackled a cow. Oops.

I don't like normal pictures. So I take awkward ones.

Braces, for more than half of high school. yuck.




I hope this post isn't ridiculously boring. I had fun doing it though haha.
Learn anything new? I hope so :)

All my love,
Aleigh Joy




5 comments

  1. Fun learning new stuff about you! I also failed my driver's test the first try, and "went out" with a boy in fifth grade for a day and broke up with him over the guilt of not being 16. Haha.

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    1. Haha oh so good to hear I'm not the only one! In both of those things! :)

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  2. Loved this post! :) I failed mine too... for running a red light. Oops. I have yet to live it down.

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    1. Hahaha that's awesome!! :) I drove too slow... crazy. And, apparently didn't look over my shoulder when merging. Pshh yeah right :)

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  3. loved all of this, you are the cutest ever.

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