Random Facts About Yours Truly

I'm only 5'2", but I never dated a guy under 6' and swore I never would. Wouldn't ya know, I married a guy who's 5'8". That'll teach me!

I'm kind of a caffeine addict. I've had a really difficult time cutting back during pregnancy/breastfeeding. I cannot stop drinking coke no matter what I do. I could drink like 15 a day I think. But I try to limit myself to one....or two.....

I love to eat. Love it. I'll eat just about anything out there, but I'm incredibly picky about what I want to eat when. Choosing a place to eat is maybe the most difficult decision I have to make on a regular basis.

When I was little I used to try to convince my friends of the strangest things. Like I would tell them that when I was a baby and we lived near a cemetery, that ghosts would come visit me in my crib. Or, when they would spend the night and we'd be trying to go to sleep, I would act like I was possessed. I'm pretty sure I was just a little bit evil.

I started dance at the age of 5, and that is pretty much all I did for the next 9 years. I did just about everything: tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, hip-hop, pointe, and clogging. It is the one thing in this life that I have a natural talent for, and I should have taken advantage of that.

I quit dance at the age of 14 because I wanted to spend more time with my friends and be able to cheer at every single game. Up until that point I would have to miss games regularly for dance class or performances or competitions. Quitting is the biggest regret of my life.

I hate playing any kind of game. When people want to play games at parties I'm usually pretty annoyed. I don't have a competitive bone in my body, so it's just not fun for me....makes me sound like tons of fun, right? The only games I actually enjoy are Scattergories and Catchphrase.

When I was about to go into third grade we discovered that I had absolutely horrible vision. We were driving down the road and one of my parents said something about a McDonalds sign that was just ahead of us...and I couldn't see it at all. It was like a huge blob. As was everything else in my world. None of us have any idea how we never figured it out until then, because if I don't have contacts or glasses, I basically have to feel my way around. How did I not realize that people could SEE things?

In junior high a lot of the boys used to tease me and say I looked like Gadget from Chip and Dale Rescue Rangers. I'm not gonna lie, I can kind of see it.
People always seem to misunderstand my name on the phone, and the name they most often seem to think I am saying is Phyllis. In what world does Celeste sound like Phyllis?

I was completely convinced that I had no trace of a southern accent until I was 18. I went to Washington D.C. for a drama competition, and while chatting with some guys on the metro they asked if I was from Texas. I couldn't figure out why they might think that...then they told me it was because of my southern accent. I was horrified, both because I had an accent and because people might actually think I was from Texas (ironic I live here now, yeah?).

When I lived in L.A. I went on a date with a really good looking guy I met in an acting class. When he picked me up, he was in a super beat up car....that he had to start by touching two wires together. I don't think I realized quite how sketchy that was until years later.

Now, I would LOVE it if you would tell me something random about yourself. I'm pretty sure this is the kind of thing that could make us all best friends.


  1. "That'll teach me!" --- I say that to myself all the time. That story about the accent is hilarioys

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    1. LOL to the date with L.A. guy! I remember awhile back you commented on one my posts saying how much we have in common, and after reading this, it's sooo true! I'm also 5'2", addicted to coffee, and a food obsessed, but hubby gets so annoyed because I can never pick a place!

  3. I danced when I was younger too! Up until I graduated high school. I miss it often. I took a few classes at the Houston Met when I lived in Houston and it was amazing. I was definitely out of shape but I loved it

  4. Hi! Here's some random stuff. I love mice (raised them growing up), so of course love Gadget from Rescue Rangers! :-) I love that they actually made her ears mouselike. And the Rescuers and Frisbeys from the Rats of Nimb (sp ?). Very mouse-like But not Mickey Mouse (he's horribly unmouselike). I grew up on a boat, then moved to the California mountains, then ended up in Texas (long story that resulted in wedding bells). So I'm a Texifornian too. I hope you don't mind if I add you to my list of Texifornian bloggers. :-)

    Hope you'll stop by my blog, texifornia.blogspot.com. You may relate to some of my posts.

  5. Here's a little crazy for you. You're welcome :)


  6. I absolutely HATE games. Everyone I know mercilessly makes fun of me for it, but I hold my ground and refuse to play. :) Like you, I can tolerate Scattagories (though I would rather not). I am also blind as a bat without my contacts. I went to the eye doctor the summer before 6th grade (how on earth did I survive that long without being able to SEE?!) and was shocked when I could see leaves and blades of grass. The eye doctor announced (when he realized how blind I am): "Erika! You can't see!" It was a whole new world.



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