Thursday, April 14, 2011

33 Interesting-ish Facts about Me

  1. I bite my nails
  2. I spend a lot of time worrying about things that are out of my control even though I know I shouldn't and then rationalize that I shouldn't worry about them - it is a work in progress
  3. I am madly in love with my husband and have been since I met him at 14, however, there are pieces of my heart that belong to the other boys who helped me get to him
  4. I like to believe that I am fiercely loyal to my friends. I would throw punches in an alley if I needed to
  5. The two nicest things Dan says to me are that I am a wonderful mother and my father would be proud of me
  6. I have never read a book by Jane Austen
  7. I birthed both of my children without drugs to prove to myself that I am strong and to spite all the people who said I couldn't do it
  8. I am spiteful, and I don't really like that about myself
  9. My favorite meal is wine and cheese
  10. There is a moment of every day when I think about my father, and I usually cry a little
  11. I make multiple to do lists and post them around the house so I don't forget our schedule
  12. I would really love to have at least one more child
  13. I do "girl" pushups out of laziness
  14. I regularly try on all the pants in my closet to see how they fit
  15. I love shoes
  16. My world revolves around my children
  17. I have friends from my childhood, high school, college, professional world, mommy world, and I love, love, love them all, and mean no offense to any of them, but I am most proud of the friendship I have fostered with Alissa
  18. I read every night
  19. This is not the life I imagined for myself, but I wouldn't change this path
  20. I have no special skills or talents. My friend, Suzy, told me I am funny and that that is a talent, but I don't think it is. However, Suzy is very funny, so I took it as a compliment.
  21. I am not very good at taking compliments
  22. I get super excited over very mundane things, ie, new underwear, tall booths in a restaurant....
  23. I am somewhat obsessed with exercise and being healthy, but equally obsessed with wine and cheese and they tend to cancel each other out
  24. I clean up well (I mean in appearance and not around me...I am not so good at that and so I pay someone to do it for me.)
  25. To date, my biggest regret in life is that I didn't tell my father that Dan and I planned to name the bro bro after him.
  26. Not only do the other Kristen Dattoli and I share the same name and live in the same state, we share the same birthday, which I think it both awesome and totally freaky.
  27. When Dan and I first lived together and before then actually, nothing I prepared to eat was actually edible....nothing
  28. Ever since I was younger and thought that children might be a possibility in my future, my daughter was going to be named Madison Sage. I'm glad I didn't name my daughter that.
  29. I struggle with my weight every day but try very, very hard to make exercising and good eating habits to be about overall health so that my children adopt that and don't ever feel badly about themselves, because they are perfect :)
  30. When I am 90, I know, for sure, that I will have the face of my paternal grandmother
  31. My best friend from high school, is still very much my best friend
  32. Sometimes I feel like all I ever do is dishes and laundry
  33. Generally, I am not a fan of being surprised, but every once and a while I don't think I would mind it so much


  1. Kristen...I love your list. Number 5 is especially true and made me smile and cry at the same time. I know you do well with compliments (i.e. # 21)..but you ARE the best!!!

  2. I like #22. I totally feel the same way on those very 2 things!