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Monday, May 26

7 Random Facts about me...

I was tagged by the lovely Lana last week to share 7 random facts about me....not that hard - but how about some really off the wall ones:
  1. When I was in my VERY early 20's I trained for a body building competition, yup me a body builder. I could leg press over 550 pounds, I was pretty strong. I remember being in GNC and hearing some man say "wow, you can tell she's a body builder" but in a nice way :-)
  2. I am the only daughter and only granddaughter on my Dad's side
  3. I used to smoke, like a chimney. I started when I was 13 and quit when I was 26. I became a social smoker until I was 38. Haven't smoked a butt since. I did quit in the body building phase though.
  4. When I was in high school I got D's or worse in Math and A's or better in Art, go figure :-).
  5. My first car was a 1977 metallic blue VW Rabbit, I got it when I was a senior.
  6. Speaking of driving, I got my license on the first try and lost it for 60 days 8 months later due to speeding.
  7. I recently (last December) quit eating meat, dairy and sugar. The ulcerative colitis that I have suffered with for years has gone away! yeah - that's incentive enough to stay away!
Thought I'd share the one picture I took at the Memorial Day Parade today. Isn't he a cutie!!

6 comments:

  1. #1 One is so impressive!! And shocking, I never would have guessed! 550!! You multi-talented woman you!

    And #7 is amazing - I'll have to tell mike about that -he doesn't have colitis but he's been having ibs issues... (now that you know that about him you're probably saying "I can die a happy woman" LOL! :)

    And thank you for the support - I totally look forward to seeing your post ;) After you do, I'll edit my first post have more fun with it! keep ya' posted!

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  2. wooowww- Cat!!! That is so impressive! A body builder- get out! Love those facts- thanks for sharing!

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  3. geeezzz... and all , about the time I thought I knew you! lol
    You got any more secrets missy? lol
    I'm impressed!

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  4. wow cat interesting! I'll have to share some of my recipes with you since you liked the black bean burgers :) I've pretty much given up on meat too and I feel so much better!

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  5. Oh, I love those 7 random facts!! So interesting! Glad to get to know you.

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  6. And here I thought #4 only applied to me, you're a gal after my own heart !!!!
    Happy Week-end.

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